# How much do Exactas pay?

## How much do Exactas pay?

Generally, racebooks and tracks pay out exactas at \$2 increments. A \$2 exacta box with 1 and 2 horses would cost you \$4. If the race comes in either 1-2 or 2-1, you win. Any other combination would render the ticket worthless.

How do I choose my horse to bet on?

1. Stall/Gate Position. Though some races will not begin from stalls, many do.
2. Finishing Place from Previous Races.
3. Days Since Last Race.
4. Look for Previous Distance and Course Wins.
5. Jockey and Trainer Data.
6. Official Ranking.
8. Finding a Value Bet.

### How are Exactas calculated?

A box exacta is calculated by multiplying the number of selections for first by the number of selections for second, minus one.

How does a trifecta payout?

The amount you win is calculated by dividing up the pool of money* that the entire betting community spent on trifectas in a race by the amount of correct \$1 bets. Therefore, if you place a \$5 Trifecta bet, you’ll have five shares in the winning Trifecta pool.

## What are Exactas in horse racing betting?

Also known at some tracks as the exactor or perfecta, exactas are attractive betting propositions to many players because of the potential for large payoffs. Exacta wagering also offers an opportunity to make a good profit on race in which a heavy favorite makes win betting a poor value proposition.

Is Exacta betting the best way to make money?

In fact, there are many who view Exacta betting as THE best way to make money. Are they right? It’s tough to say for sure, but they certainly have a case.

### How do you calculate fair payoff in horse betting?

Here is how to read this formula. 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).

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How much does an exacta box of horses cost?

Generally offered in a minimum denomination of \$1, an exacta box of horses 3-4 would represent 2 possible combinations – 3-4 and 4-3, at a cost of \$2. The cost of a \$1 exacta box correlates directly to the number of horses and possible combinations in the box.