Bet on Kentucky Derby2017 Kentucky Derby Betting Promotions

We pride ourselves on offering the most innovative and rewarding customer promotions, and for the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs this year we will be offering all these exclusive Free Bets and Promotions. Bet on the Kentucky Derby online at using your desktop, laptop, iPhone or Android!  For more BetAmerica Promotions make sure to check out the BetAmerica Promo Calendar.

Boost Your Kentucky Derby Winnings!

The longer you have had a BetAmerica account the more you can boost your winnings on the Kentucky Derby, up to a maximum of 20% on all win, place or show bets! Maximum refund is $50 per person.  Click on the title to opt-in to this awesome offer!


San Diego Handicap DayEXSURANCE on every Churchill Downs race Friday & Saturday!

Our most popular offer of 2016 is BACK!  Place an EXACTA bet on any Churchill Downs race Friday or Saturday and if that race is won by LESS THAN ONE LENGTH we’ll refund your losing Exacta bet!  Maximum refund is $15 per person per race.

Longevity Deposit Bonus!

The longer you have been a customer the bigger your deposit bonus when you load up for the Kentucky Derby on Monday or Tuesday of Derby week.  Click through to find out how much you are entitled to!


songbirdAppy Hours – Guaranteed Odds!

Use the new BetAmerica iPhone App on the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks and we’ll boost odds on one horse each race the evening before the race.  Check back for the more details nearer race day!


Inquiry Relief!

Applies to ALL Churchill Downs races; if your selection crosses the winning line in front, but then loses the race after an inquiry, we pay you your winnings! This offer applies to all graded stakes in North America, see our Inquiry Relief page for full details.

 New customers – 200% deposit bonus!

It’s the largest SIGNUP BONUS in racing and it’s available every day of the year – we’ll boost your first deposit by 200% up to $400 bonus maximum!


HOY_RachelAlexandra2009LifetimePPsFREE Past Performances!

We’ll refund the cost of the EQUIBASE PREMIUM PP PROGRAM (normal cost $1.70 each) you purchase on any day of Churchill Downs when you place at least one wager on that day!  Refunds will appear in your account the following day.


Refer a Friend!

We pay you $$$$’s for every friend you refer – and there’s no better time to refer a friend than the Kentucky Derby.

Previous Kentucky Derby 2017 Betting Promotions

Bet a winner in any Road to the Kentucky Derby races (from January 16 through April 15) and we’ll give you a free bet  on that horse to win the Kentucky Derby.

Make a win bet of $10 or more with BetAmerica (online, mobile web or app) on any of the prep races, and if your horse races to glory in that race not only will you get paid out, you also get a free bet on that horse in the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May at Churchill Downs!

New customers are also eligible to take advantage of our 200% bonus on your first deposit.

Opt-in once for all the prep races and bet on the Kentucky Derby for free!



Bet on Upcoming Kentucky Derby Prep Races

Smarty Jones (8)Oaklawn ParkJan 16, 2017Uncontested
Lecomte (11 )Fair GroundsJan 21, 2017Guest Suite
WithersAqueductFeb 4, 2017El Areeb
Holy BullGulfstream ParkFeb 4, 2017Irish War Cry
Robert B. LewisSanta Anita ParkFeb 4, 2017Royal Mo
Sam F. DavisTampa Bay DownsFeb 11, 2017McCraken
El Camino Real DerbyGolden Gate FieldsFeb 18, 2017Zakaroff
SouthwestOaklawn ParkFeb 20, 2017One Liner
Risen StarFair GroundsFeb 25, 2017Girvin
Fountain of YouthGulfstream ParkMar 4, 2017Gunnevera
GothamAqueductMar 4, 2017J Boys Echo
Tampa Bay DerbyTampa Bay DownsMar 11, 2017Tapwrit
San FelipeSanta Anita ParkMar 11, 2017Mastery
RebelOaklawn ParkMar 18, 2017Malagacy
UAE Meydan RacecourseMar 25, 2017Thunder Snow (IRE)
SpiralTurfway ParkMar 25, 2017Fast and Accurate
Sunland DerbySunland ParkMar 26, 2017Hence
Florida DerbyGulfstream ParkApr 1, 2017Always Dreaming
Louisiana DerbyFair GroundsApr 1, 2017Girvin
Wood MemorialAqueductApr 8, 2017Irish War Cry
Blue GrassKeenelandApr 8, 2017Irap
Santa Anita DerbySanta Anita ParkApr 8, 2017Gormley
Arkansas DerbyOaklawn ParkApr 15, 2017Classic Empire
LexingtonKeenelandApr 15, 2017Senior Investment


Terms and Conditions

  • To qualify for a bonus you must place a successful win bet in a Kentucky Derby trial race between January 16 and April 15 and that same horse must then run in the 2017 Kentucky Derby.
  • Win wagers must be placed as win only, do not place bets Win-Place, Win-Show or Win-Place-Show as these will not count.
  • All bonuses/free bets will be credited to accounts on Friday, May 5. Customer is responsible for making the win wager on their account following the bonus/free bet credit being added to the account. If customer does not place a win wager we reserve the right to withdraw the bonus/free bet funds.
  •  Maximum free bet per qualifying race is $10, if you place a successful win wager of more than $10 you will be credited with a $10 free bet/bonus.
  • Minimum successful qualifying bet is $10 (one single WIN ticket, multiple tickets will not be awarded)
  • There is no maximum on the final bonus/free bets for the Kentucky Derby (you can claim up to $10 per qualifying race)
  • You can qualify for free bets if the same horse wins more than one prep race, for each victory you can earn up to $10
  • This is an OPT-IN promotion – you must opt-in to the promo before crediting day (but all races and bets will count even if placed prior to your opt-in)

If you’re looking for a great place to experience the thrill of Kentucky Derby betting online, try BetAmerica and claim your 200% deposit bonus!

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