FRIDAY ONLY: The Kentucky Derby Bet Back

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Starting at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, we're giving players who place a Win wager on their favorite horse in the Kentucky Derby the opportunity to have their wager refunded - up to $50 - if their horse runs 2nd. Here's how:

How to Play

  • Place a Win wager for any amount on a single horse on the Kentucky Derby Advance program, starting at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, on Friday, May 1.
  • Only a player's first Win wager on a single (1) horse in the Kentucky Derby (race 11) will count as his or her qualifying wager.
  • Multi-horse or "boxed" Win bets will not qualify.
  • Combination Win/Place, Win/Show or Win/Place/Show wagers will not qualify.
  • Only wagers placed at or after 1 p.m. Eastern Time, on Friday, May 1 will qualify.

How to Win

  • If a player's qualifying Win wager in the Kentucky Derby Bet Back is on the official second place finisher in the 141st Kentucky Derby, s/he will receive a full refund of that wager.
  • Results are based on the Official Equibase Chart for the 141st Kentucky Derby.
  • Refunds are capped at $50 per player regardless of the amount bet.
  • Total refunded wagers will be capped at $10,000.
  • Bet shortly after 1 p.m. to ensure you qualify! Only the first $10,000 in qualifying wagers placed in chronological order - starting from 1 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday - will qualify for a refund.