# Is quinella a good bet?

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## Does a quinella pay more than a trifecta?

Two means a quinella and three represents a trifecta. You need two horses for a quinella and you need three horses for a trifecta. If you want to box a quinella you are still only required to outlay one unit, whereas in the case of a trifecta, your outlay increases sixfold.

## Whats better quinella or exacta?

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. But that doesn’t mean there are not times when the quinella can offer some wagering value.

## 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.

## What does boxed first 4 mean?

Box First 4

This means having four or more selections and they can finish in any order as long as they fill the first four positions. If you have boxed four horses then to receive 100 per cent of the dividend, you must place \$24 at stake.

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## 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.

## What is the 4 version of trifecta?

(gambling, horse racing) A bet in which the bettor must select the winners of the first four places (i.e., first, second, third, and fourth) of a race in the correct order.

## How is quinella payout 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.

## What comes after a quinella?

What is an Exacta? An exacta is similar to a quinella in that it involved the first two horses, but with the Exacta you must pick the first two horses in the exact finishing order. You might choose the Exacta over a Quinella if you think one horse has a clear advantage over your second pick.

## 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”).

## Can you bet 4 horses in a trifecta?

With a trifecta, you will need to include three horses in your selection to finish in first, second, and third position, in that exact order. A superfecta bet is considered the most difficult, as you will need to include four horses in your selection to finish in the top 4 positions, in the exact order as well.

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