# How do you bet on horses quinella?

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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.

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## 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)
\$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.)

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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”).