Wagering for Beginners

Wagering For Beginners 

In these step-by-step videos Monmouth Park's TV host, Mike Curci, walks through the process of making a wager as a beginner. Through each video Mike navigates new fans on how to approach a teller, read a program, learn the lingo and so much more.


Looking for more hands on help? Stop by the "How To Bet" tent located in the picnic area. Ambassadors are available to help you with any questions you may have when it comes to making a wager.


In the first of our NEW educational and instructional betting videos, Monmouth Park host Mike Curci explains why here at Monmouth Park we actually DO want you to win!

In this video, Mike explains the basics of What to Bet and the strategy of keeping it simple.

In this video, Mike Curci explains what to say and shows you how to make a bet with a teller.


The paddock is a beautiful area at Monmouth Park, but also an educational tool.  Mike Curci explains why.


Mike Curci explains what makes Monmouth Park's $5 123 Pick 6 a fun wager for all.


A few common racing terms and phrases are explained in this video.


Mike Curci talks through the basics of how to read the program in this Curci's Corner video.


Mike Curci explains odds and payoffs.



Mike breaks down the stats page in the program and all the useful info that can be found there.



Mike explains some beginner's strategy behind playing the 50-cent Pick 3.


Mike takes a look at why it's important to look at jockey/trainer combos.



In this segment, Mike examines the "Horse for Course" angle.



Mike Curci explains some common abbreviations found in the program.



Mike takes you though a horse's running line.



Mike talks about how to select a turf horse and a dirt horse.



Mike Curci examines how to look at workouts in this video.



Mike walks you through the ins and outs of the 50-cent Pick 5.


Mike explains the Tomlinson Ratings this the final video.