Prize Structure and Probability

Prize amounts of $600 or less in red can be cashed at any Maryland Lottery retailer.

Horse NumberProb. of WIN
per $1 Bet
WIN Prizes**Prob. of SHOW
per $1 Bet*
SHOW Prizes*
14.50$3.001.7$1.20
26.01$4.002.1$1.40
37.51$5.002.5$1.60
410.51$7.003.4$2.20
513.51$9.004.2$2.80
615.02$10.004.6$3.00
716.52$11.005.1$3.40
818.02$12.005.5$3.60
922.52$15.006.8$4.60
1030.03$20.008.9$6.00
1137.54$25.0011.1$7.40
1245.05$30.0013.2$8.80

Additional Prize Structures and Probabilities

Type of BetBet DescriptionMinimum Winning
Return for $1
Maximum Winning
Return for $1
Payout Chart
Quinella*Select the 2 horses that will finish in
1st and 2nd place (in any order)
$7$549Quinella Payout Chart
Trifecta*Select the 3 horses that will finish in
1st, 2nd and 3rd place (in exact order)
$64$31,454Trifecta Payout Chart
Exacta*Select the 2 horses that will finish in
1st and 2nd place (in exact order)
$14$1,101Exacta Payout Chart
Superfecta*Select the 3 horses that will finish in
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th place (in exact order)
$324$650,248Superfecta Payout Chart

Probability of Winning Racetrax Bonus

Bonus Multiplier ValueProbability
3x1 in 3
4x1 in 15
5x1 in 40
10x1 in 240
Approximate Overall Probability of Winning Any Multiplier1 in 2.3

*For the Show, Win/Show, Quinella, Trifecta (includes Trifecta, Trifecta Box and Trifecta Wheel), Exacta (includes Exacta, Exacta Box and Exacta Wheel), and Superfecta (includes Superfecta, Superfecta Box and Superfecta Wheel) Bet Types, the probability and prize payout are derived from each horse’s probability of placing 1st.

  • Show Probability: Minimum 1.7, Maximum 13.2
  • Quinella Probability: Minimum 10.9, Maximum 825.1
  • Exacta Probability: Minimum 21.0, Maximum 1,653.4
  • Trifecta Probability: Minimum 96.6, Maximum 47,619
  • Superfecta Probability: Minimum 485.9, Maximum 976,371.8

For the WIn, Quinella, Trifecta, and Exacta prizes, multiply $1 prize payout times dollars bet to determine payouts for other dollar amounts played per race.

For the Superfecta, divide $1 prize payout by either 10 or 2 to determine payouts when betting $0.10 and $0.50 per race respectively.

The Racetrax®/Racetrax® Bonus win levels are: a) Win (includes Win and Win/Show), b) Show (includes Show and Win/Show), c) Quinella, d) Trifecta (includes Trifecta, Trifecta Box and Trifecta Wheel), e) Exacta (includes Exacta, Exacta Box and Exacta Wheel), and f) Superfecta (includes Superfecta, Superfecta Box and Superfecta Wheel).

WIN, SHOW, QUINELLA, EXACTA and TRIFECTA bet types: there is a $1 million liability cap per race per win level when playing Racetrax® (with or without Racetrax® Bonus). This $1 million cap is effective regarding the Racetrax® portion of the wager whether Racetrax® Bonus is played or not and whether Racetrax® Bonus is won or not. This means that there is a maximum prize pool of $1 million per race per win level that can be won when playing Racetrax®, whether or not Racetrax® Bonus is played. If the combined winnings in any one Racetrax® win level exceed the $1 million maximum liability, then the $1 million is split proportionately among winners in that win level based upon their original Racetrax® wager. Winners who would have won a higher amount will receive a larger portion (i.e., a larger prize amount) than winners who would have won a lower amount. When the liability cap per race for one win level is exceeded, the prizes for the other win levels will not be affected. If any other win level’s liability cap is also exceeded, that win level’s proportionate split is done independently of any other win level.

There is a $3,150,000 liability cap per race per Racetrax® Bonus win level when there are Racetrax® Bonus winners. This Racetrax® Bonus cap applies only to the Racetrax® Bonus win portion of the wager. This means that there is a maximum prize pool of $3,150,000 per race per Racetrax® Bonus win level that can be won when playing Racetrax® Bonus when there are Racetrax® Bonus winners. If the combined winnings in any one Racetrax® Bonus win level exceed the $3,150,000 maximum liability, then the $3,150,000 prize is split proportionately among all Racetrax® Bonus winners of that one win level based on the original amount wagered. When the liability cap per race for one win level is exceeded, the prizes for the other win levels will not be affected. If any other win level’s liability cap is also exceeded, that win level’s proportionate split is done independently of any other win level.

$315,000 is the maximum prize per race on any one Racetrax® ticket when Racetrax® Bonus is not selected, or when Racetrax® Bonus is selected and “No Bonus” occurs on the Bonus wheel. $3,150,000 is the maximum prize per race on any one Racetrax® ticket when Racetrax® Bonus is selected and a bonus is won.

SUPERFECTA bet type: Maximum prize liability is $650,248 per race. $6,502,480 is the maximum prize liability when there are bonus winners.

$640,248 is the maximum prize per race on any one ticket without Bonus; $6,502,480 with Bonus. When maximum liability per race per bet type exceeds these stated levels, the maximum liability will be recalculated and shall be divided proportionately among the winners for that bet type for that race.