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Quarter Horse Quarter Horse - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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A laser disc Quarter horse racing game. Players bet on a set of names with changing odds. The computer then randomly selects a winner (with the proper bias for the odds) and then runs the race.

Quarter Horse was produced by Electro Sport in 1981.

Electro Sport released 11 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1980. Electro Sport was based in United States.

Other machines made by Electro Sport during the time period Quarter Horse was produced include: Tomahawk Missile, Cherrymasters, Dwarfs Den, Westerner, Quarter Horse II, Salon Series, and Super Bingo


Name Quarter Horse
Developer Electro Sport (United States)
Year 1981
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9190
Class Wide Release
Genre Racing
Conversion Class unique
External Device LDP - Pioneer PR-8210 and VP-1000, Magnavox VC-8010, serial input players on later games
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Buttons: 2 - Select|Bet
  • Buttons: 2 - Next Game|Start Race
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

This game was the first horse racing game to use QuarterHorses in a video format. Competed at the time with character generated games, and predated Dragon's Lair and other 'first' videodisc games.

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First gambling game of its kind and the first game ever to incorporate a laser disc.

Cabinet Information

The cabinet houses two monitors. The top one shows the race and the bottom one is where you place bets and see the results. The game is also available in a twoplayer upright pianostyle version and a single monitor version.


Game is currently available in several conversion kits.


LICENSOR Dale F. RodeschBRWWW httpwww.rodesch.com81QuarterHorse.html

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Quarter Horse Census

There are 14,955 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,359 machines (6,938 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 4 known instances of this machine owned by Quarter Horse collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Quarter Horse circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 1 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]


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Quarter Horse Prestige Games laserdisc Arcade Video Game AD Flyer

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QUARTER HORSE PCB (rare) by ELECTRO SPORT (truly untested)

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MSR Electronic Quarter Horse Arcade Board PCB

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