All pari-mutuel pools are calculated
and distributed in accordance with the regulations and directives as issued
by Agriculture and Agri-Food
Regulations”), under the approval and supervision of the Canadian Pari-Mutuel
Agency. The Canadian Pari-Mutuel
Agency can be contacted at 1-800-268-8835 or 613-759-6100 or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. A
complete version of the CPMA regulations can be found at http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-91-365/
All tickets should be held until
the result of the race is declared official and prices are posted.
No person under the age of 18
shall purchase or cash a ticket or voucher.
A claim of receiving an
incorrect payment or incorrect change must be made to the Mutuel office of
the association within twenty-four hours of buying or cashing a valid ticket
No ruling made by the
Stewards/Judges or the Ontario Racing Commission with regard to distribution
of purse money or the placing of horses in the order of finish, after the
race has been declared official, shall have any bearing on the pay-out prices
or distribution of pari-mutuel pools.
Change boards and Photo Finish
display monitors are located in the Grandstand. In addition, Photo Finish
pictures are shown on the closed-circuit television system.
Customers are reminded that
mutuel clerks are responsible for all shortages. When making a wager,
customers must present sufficient funds at the time of purchase to cover the
AND MUTUEL FIELDS
“Entry” means two or more horses
in the same race which, for the purpose of pari-mutuel betting, are coupled
or considered as the same betting interest. The most common reason for the
coupling of horses in an Entry is the fact that they are owned by the same
Subject to the Regulations, a
bet on one horse of an Entry or Mutuel Field shall be considered a bet on all
horses in that Entry or Mutuel Field.
DOUBLE BETTING (INCLUDING LATE DOUBLE)
A Daily Double bet is a betting
transaction in which a purchaser of a ticket undertakes to select the
official winners of each of the two races specified for the Daily Double.
Tickets not selecting the winner of the first half of the Daily Double and
all tickets in the second half of the Daily Double not coupled with the
declared official winner of the first half of the Daily Double are not
winners and are not refunded no matter what circumstances affect the running
of the second half of the Daily Double.
Should a horse or horses (not
coupled with another starter) be excused from starting in the second race of
the Daily Double after the first race of the Daily Double has closed for
betting, holders of all Daily Double tickets on such horses, coupled with the
winner of the first Daily Double race, shall participate in a Consolation
Double pool. (Effective Jan 1, 2012
known as Exactor)/TRIFECTA (Also known as Triactor)/SUPERFECTA
An Exacta, Trifecta and
Superfecta is a betting transaction in which a purchaser of a ticket
undertakes to select the first two, three and four horses respectively,
representing different betting interests to finish in the exact official
order of finish, in the race on which the pool is operated. The above stated
pools on races that have an entry (i.e. 1 & 1A and/or 2 & 2B) will
not offer a wager combining both halves of the same betting interest.
Example: If the same betting interest finishes first and second in an Exacta
wager, the Exacta payout will be on first and third.
A Jackpot Hi-5 bet
is a betting transaction in which a purchaser of a ticket undertakes to
select the exact order of finish of the first 5 runners in the
specified Jackpot Hi-5 race. If there are races that have an
entry, (i.e. 1 & 1A and/or 2 & 2B), Jackpot Hi-5 will
not offer a wager consisting of both halves of the same betting interest.
Example: If the same betting interest finishes first and second in a Jackpot Hi-5,
the payout would be 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th,
That jackpot portion
of the pool will only be paid out if there is a single winning ticket. If
there are multiple winning tickets that have correctly chosen the first 5
runners of the race, they will receive 50% of the pool for that day. The
other 50% will go over into the Jackpot carryover. If there
are no winning tickets with the exact order of finish of the first 5 runners,
100% of the current day’s pool will be carried over into the Jackpot.
3, PICK 4 & PICK 5 BETTING
The Pick 3, Pick 4 and Pick 5 bets
are betting transactions in which a purchaser of a ticket undertakes to
select the official winners of each of three, four or five successive races
specified for the Pick 3, Pick 4, or Pick 5 respectively.
Winning tickets for the Pick 3, Pick 4 & Pick 5 are determined in
the following sequence: A) winners of all legs, B) most winners, then refund.
for the Japan Pick 5 are paid out to ticket holders selecting the winners of
all legs. If there are no winners, 75%
of the net pool is carried over to the next card and 25% of the net pool is
paid out to the ticket with the most number of winning legs.
3, PICK 4 & PICK 5 SCRATCHES
In the event a Pick 3, Pick 4 or
Pick 5 ticket designates as a selection a horse which is scratched, excused
or determined by the Stewards/Judges to be a non-starter in any of the races
comprising the Pick 3, Pick 4 or Pick 5 the favourite, as evidenced by the
amount wagered in the win pool at the time of the start of the race in which
the scratch occurred, will be substituted for the non-starting selection. In
the event that the money bet in the win pool for two or more favourites is
identical, the selection with the lowest program number shall be substituted
for the non-starting selection.
However, if a scratch occurs in
any leg of the Pick 3, Pick 4 or Pick 5 pools before the pool is closed, a
ticket including the scratched horse may be cancelled.
Subject to the Regulations, all monies in all pools on a race are
refunded in the event that the race is cancelled, declared off or declared no
contest, and all monies bet on a horse are refunded if the horse is a late
scratch or does not receive a fair start.
These refunds will be communicated to the public through various means
such as betting terminals, video display, changes boards and websites.
The Pick (n) pool shall be
cancelled and all Pick (n) wagers for the individual performance shall be refunded
least 2 legs are declared no contest or cancel. (Effective Jan 1, 2012)
or 6: at least 3 legs are declared no contest or cancel. (Effective Jan 1, 2012)
Where a horse that is part of an
Entry is a late scratch or does not receive a fair start and at least one
horse of that Entry receives a fair start in the race, all tickets purchased
on the Entry remain valid and the purchase price of any such ticket shall not
WAGERING (INTERTRACK BETTING)
In the unlikely event of a communications or computer
system failure that prevents pools from merging with the host track’s pools
before the end of a race, CPMA regulations require that the site must refund
all tickets for that race. This refund
will be communicated to the public through various means such as video
displays, change boards and messages on our website.
& OLD TICKETS
WEG issued tickets or vouchers
are valid indefinitely, however, they cannot be cashed at a mutuel teller
after 2 years from date of issue. Please mail tickets, along with your name
and address, to Mutuel Manager, P.O.
Box 156, Rexdale, Ontario, M9W 5L2,
keeping a photocopy for future reference.
For “Lost Tickets” originally
sold at a Woodbine Entertainment Group racetrack or teletheatre; please
enquire at the Mutuel office at Woodbine, Greenwood Teletheatre, or Mohawk.
Policy may be subject to change retroactively in the event regulatory bodies
amend existing regulations.
PERCENTAGE, AND TAXATION/LEVY
The Woodbine Entertainment
Group deducts and retains the following percentages from wagers placed at our
own licensed sites which are then shared between the horsepeople, host and simulcast
associations and the Ontario Racing Commission.
WOODBINE LIVE: Win:
11.65%, Place, Show: 13.65%. Double & Exacta 17.2%. Trifecta: 19.7% &
Pick 4 & 5: 21.7%. Jackpot Hi-5: 11.7%. All others 23.0%
AJAX DOWNS: Win, Place, Show, Exacta, Double, Trifecta, Superfecta
ASSINIBOIA: Win, Place & Show Wagers: 15.7%. Double, Exacta,
Quinella: 22.7%. Pick 4: 11.7%. All other wagers 25.7% .
FORT ERIE: Win, Place
& Show Wagers: 13.65%. All other wagers 22.9%.
HASTINGS: Win, Place
& Show: 11.7%. Exacta,
& Quinella: 18.5%, Trifecta: 22% ,Superfecta & Super Hi-5: 23.0%. & All others 11.7%
MARQUIS: Win, Place & Show Wagers: 21.5%. All
NORTHLANDS: Win, Place
& Show: 12.5%. Trifecta: 19.5%. All other wagers 21.5%
Win, Place & Show Wagers: 13.50%.
Double, Quinella, Exacta: 21.5%. Trifecta: 22.5%. All other wager 23.0%
Horsepeople receive a further 2% on all wagers, except trifecta
wagering where it is 4%. The Ontario Provincial Government retains 0.5% on
all bets placed in Ontario.
The Canadian Government (through a revolving fund cost recovery basis) retains
0.8% on all wagers placed in Canada
for the provision of drug control, photo-finish, video patrol and audit