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## How much is a $2 quinella bet?

A quinella bet of 4-5 for $2 will **pay for both 5-4 and 4-5 finishes**. By contrast, an exacta bet for the same set of winning combinations would be $4, because only one combination can win per bet using the exacta model. To counter this, a lot of horse racing tracks are letting bettors place $1 exacta bets.

## How is quinella calculated?

By **multiplying the expected win dividends (4 x 6) and dividing by two**, you can reasonably expect the quinella to pay $12. Thus you know that you will need to place at least $4 and probably $5 on the quinella. A $5 bet on the quinella could return you around $60.

## Is quinella a good bet?

Quinella betting for horse racing gives **you a good chance at solid payback** for a relatively simple wager. It comes into play whenever you can correctly predict the first two horses in the official order of finish of a horse race.

## What is a $2 quinella?

Quinella betting requires you to select the first two finishers in a race in either order. For example, a $2 Quinella bet of **4-5 would pay off if the first two finishers in a race** were 4-5 or 5-4. The minimum denomination for a Quinella bet at most tracks is $2. There is no maximum bet amount.

## What is the difference between an exacta box and a quinella?

Since the exacta calls for a **handicapper** to pick the first two finishers in exact order and the quinella has more flexibility, requiring just the first two finishers in either order, the exacta will inherently pay better.

## How much does a 5 horse trifecta box cost?

Trifecta Box Costs:

$1 Trifecta Box with three horses | $6 (6 possible combinations) |
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$1 Trifecta Box with five horses | $60 (60 possible combinations) |

$1 Trifecta Box with six horses | $120 (120 possible combinations) |

$1 Trifecta Box with seven horses | $210 (210 possible combinations) |

## How much does a $10 exacta box cost?

You play an exacta box of 5-6-7 which is 6 exactas at **$10 each**. Option 2. You play an exacta part-wheel keying #5 to win with 6, 7 and a second part-wheel with 6, 7 with keying #5 to place which is 4 exactas at $15 each. Option 3.

## How Much Does a Win Place Show bet pay?

Win / place each way

This basically means that you are placing $10 on the win bet and $10 on the place bet, so the each-way bet will cost you **$20**. You will win both bets if your selected horse wins the race, but only the place bet if the horse comes in second place.

## What is a 4 horse bet called?

**The superfecta** is a type of wager in USA and Canada parimutuel betting in which the bettor, in order to win, must pick the first four finishers of a race in the correct sequence.

## Why is it called a quinella?

quinella (n.)

**form of betting in which the bettor picks the first and second horses in a given race, 1942, American English**, from American Spanish quiniela, originally a ball game with five players, from Latin quini “five each,” from quinque “five” (from PIE root *penkwe- “five”).