Ante Post Definition

Ante post refers to betting odds offered a day before a horse race. This happens before all races begin and is the most common type of bet.


A punter might place an ante post $10 bet at 50/1 on a horse. The next day the odds might fall to be less favorable.

Ante Post Pros and Cons
  • The odds are often higher ante post, as opposed to same day betting.
  • Insider knowledge or new information about the horse or jockey might result in sliding odds.