Contents

- 1 How much is a $1 exacta box with 4 horses?
- 2 How much does a boxed trifecta with 5 horses cost?
- 3 How much does it cost to Box 3 horses in an exacta?
- 4 What does a $2 exacta pay?
- 5 What is the safest bet in horse racing?
- 6 How much is a $10 trifecta box?
- 7 How many horses can you pick in a boxed trifecta?
- 8 What does a 2 dollar Trifecta box cost?
- 9 How much is a 50 cent Trifecta box with 4 horses?
- 10 How do you bet the top 3 horses?
- 11 How much do you win if you bet a horse to show?
- 12 How is an Exacta box payout calculated?

## How much is a $1 exacta box with 4 horses?

A $1 exacta box of four horses would be calculated as 4 * (4-1) * $1 = $12, which equates to 12 $1 exacta bets. You can box as many horses as you like in an exacta, but this is not generally a wise betting strategy simply because all of the horses in the box do not have the same chance of finishing first or second.

## How much does a boxed trifecta with 5 horses cost?

Common alternatives are the four and five-horse trifectas which cost more, but gives punters a better chance of success. A four-horse boxed trifecta costs $12 and a five-horse trifecta costs $60.

## How much does it cost to Box 3 horses in an exacta?

For example, if you choose three horses in a boxed exacta, any two of your horses need to finish first and second – but you now have six possible combinations, so a $1 boxed Exacta will cost you $6.

## What does a $2 exacta pay?

If you place a $2 exacta box with both combinations, that will cost you a total of $4, because it means that both combinations of showings can net you a payout rather than just one. If you place a $2 bet on a combination of three horses, this will now set you back $12 instead of $4.

## What is the safest bet in horse racing?

Again, if the horse comes in first or second, you will not win any more money than if the horse finishes third. This is the safest of the straight bets but also offers the smallest return. If you are confident the horse will finish better than third, you would have a larger return placing a Win or Place bet.

## How much is a $10 trifecta box?

Your choices for third position, in order of preference, are horses 1, 5, 6. Rather than box five horses at the cost of $60 you could play the following. $10 Trifecta part wheel 2,4 WITH 2,4 WITH 1 = 2 $10 combinations = $20.

## How many horses can you pick in a boxed trifecta?

A Box Trifecta allows your selections to finish first, second and third in any order. You can also select more than 3 runners, the costs of which are outlined below. Pick the first three horses to finish in any order. All three of your runners selected must finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

## What does a 2 dollar Trifecta box cost?

It’s a multiple wager, which means you’re clearly much more likely to get a win here but you have to pay for each combination of your chosen horses. A Trifecta box on three selections costs $12 instead of $2 for the straight Trifecta. A Trifecta box can cover more than three horses.

## How much is a 50 cent Trifecta box with 4 horses?

Example: A 50-cent Trifecta Wheel 6-All-4 costs $4.50 (in an 11 horse field) because it covers the following 9 different trifecta combinations: 6-1-4, 6-2-4, 6-3-4, 6-5-4, 6-7-4, 6-8-4, 6-9-4, 6-10-4, and 6-11-4. Covers some of the combinations in a particular leg of a wager with the selected horses in the other legs.

## How do you bet the top 3 horses?

If your horse finishes 1st, you win all three bets. If your horse finishes 2nd, you win on the Place and Show bets. If your horse finishes 3rd, you win on the Show bet.

## How much do you win if you bet a horse to show?

Across the board. A fairly safe way of wagering is to bet a horse across the board, meaning you bet an equal amount to win, place, and show. A typical across the board bet costs $6, because it’s three different bets: $2 to win, $2 to place, and $2 to show.

## How is an Exacta box payout calculated?

The Fair Payoff for an Exacta equals the size of the bet, such as a $2 Exacta, multiplied by the (win horse’s odds-to-1) multiplied by the (place horse’s odds-to-1 plus 1). The odds are each horse’s going-off win odds.