Review Overview
50% bonus up to $250
Rating: 9 / 10


Site Name:
Network: Antigua
Founded: 2005
Bonus: 50% up to $250
Bonus Code: 3178530
US Players Accepted: Yes


  • Free bet of up to $250 for new sign ups.
  • 3-5% rebates on all races, paid weekly.
  • Easy to navigate and understand racebook layout.
  • Over 80 tracks offered – perfect for American bettors. (Only accepts Americans)

Screenshots is one of our top rated online racebooks for Americans looking to bet on horse races online.  Bovada is the American facing sister site of the popular sports betting brand  Bovada is a well respected and trusted racebook that gives back to their horse racing bettors with some great rebates.  It is important to note that Bovada only accepts American residents.  If you are from outside of the US I suggest checking out, an equivalent site for non-Americans.

Sign Up Bonus

Bovada offers new sign ups a free bet equal to 50% of your first deposit up to a maximum of $250.  This free bet can be used at any time within 30 days of your deposit on any sport.  The rollover for this bonus is three times the deposit + free bet amount.  Make sure you don’t request a withdrawal before completing the rollover requirements or you will lose the bonus funds PLUS any money you earned by wagering the bonus dollars.

Visit now to claim your free bet!

Horse Betting Promotions

Bovada has some great promos for horse racing bettors.  Here they are in point form:

  • Receive a 3% weekly rebate on all of your straight bets (win/place/show) and a 5% weekly rebate on all of your exotic wagers.  The rebates are paid on Tuesdays.
  • Get double your rebate when placing bets on the Saratoga or Del Mar races on Wednesdays, Thursdays or Fridays.  That means you get 6% back on straight wagers and 10% back on exotics!

Racebook Layout

The Bovada Racebook is another very easy to navigate racebook that is straight forward and easy to understand. After heading to the racebook by clicking on the ‘Horses’ tab in the top navigation bar you will see the featured upcoming races at the top of the left sidebar and all of today’s track below that. Here is a screenshot of the main Bovada racebook screen:

Bovada Racebook Main Screen

Click the race or track you want from the left sidebar to get to the betting section for that track/race.  I clicked on the Thistledown Race #5 that you can see as the second featured race in the above screenshot.  That brought me to the Thistledown races with race #5 selected.  Check out the below screenshot to see this page and how the win/place/show bets are very easy to place.

Bovada Racebook Win/Place/Show

To place exotic bets such as exacta, trifecta, superfecta, etc, simply click on the tab beside the win/place/show tab above the horses.  You can see below how the exotic betting layout looks after I clicked on ‘Trifecta’.

Bovada Racebook Exotics Screenshot

As you can see the Bovada racebook layout is very easy to understand and navigate making it very easy to place your horse racing bets online at

Tracks Offered

You may have noticed in the original screenshot the ‘View All Tracks’ button in the left sidebar under todays racetracks.  Clicking that link you can see the entire list of tracks that Bovada currently takes bets on.  In total there are 84 tracks offered!

Visit to bet on the horses at one of the many tracks available.