If you are considering starting to bet on horse races, then you may be concerned about how dangerous it might be. This means in regards to addiction or just spending more money than you can afford. There is always a risk but horse racing may worry you. Betting on horse races is not much different to any other type of betting with regards to addiction. It is just as easy to start to enjoy the thrill of the risk and winning as it is with any other type of gambling and so there is no added danger.