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Get the best of both with Tote

Tote customers benefit from extra value, every day, with Tote Guarantee now available on 55 UK racecourses and at With Tote guarantee, you either get paid the Tote dividend (price) or when Industry SP exceeds the pool price you’ll get topped up to match it, meaning you’re guaranteed the best price at the off.


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How betting with the Tote works


Tote has been at the heart of racing for more than ninety years, and now you can experience your favourite bets on the racecourse and at


When you bet with the Tote you’re not betting against a bookmaker; all the money that is bet on a race is pooled together into one pot. After that race, the pool is then split between everyone who backed the winner. In general, the less people that pick the winner, the higher the dividend.


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What are the different Tote bets?


Single bets are bets that cover one race- for example, a win or a place.


The Tote Win and Place bets are the simplest bet you can place. Just pick a horse to win or place in a race.


Other more exotic type bets, such as the Tote Exacta or Tote Trifecta can yield big wins from a relatively small stake. To win these you must pick the first two, or first three horses home in the correct order.

Multi leg bets cover more than one race with the two most popular being the Placepot and Quadpot.


All bettors who make it through the six legs win a share of the overall pot.


You can do a Placepot for any meeting across the UK and Ireland with the Tote Placepot app.



Everything you need to know about creating your Placepot.

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Betting Online


When you bet online at or with the Placepot app there are some additional extras for customers:


  • All new customers will receive up to £25 Tote credit when you place your first bet on the racing pools. (terms and conditions apply) 
  • All online bets are covered by Tote Guarantee which means you will always receive SP or better
  • You can stream live UK and Irish racing without placing a bet.
  • Bets can be placed on all UK and Irish racing alongside selected international racing.


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When you become a customer of a third party through our website links, we may earn an affiliate commission. To find out more about betting, how to read a racecards and even what to look out for in the parade ring make sure you take a look at our guide to Racing Explained.




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