How To Handicap
Trifecta Wagering
Trifecta Key - $1 minimum bet per combination. The Key wager requires the Key horse to finish first with any combination of three or more horses finishing second and third. For example, if your Key horse is No. 5 and your other horses are Nos. 1, 2, and 3, you will win if No. 5 finishes first and two of your other three horses finish second and third.

Example - To make the bet, tell the clerk "$1 Trifecta Key 5 with 1, 2, and 3." And the ticket will cost $6. Your bet is: 5/1, 2, 3/1, 2, 3. If 4 horses were coupled with the Key horse, the cost would have been $12, etc.

Trifecta Full Wheel - $1 minimum bet per combination. You may select one or more horses to finish in a given position and combine your selection with all possible combinations. The number of combinations will vary according to the total number of horses in the race.

Example - If you pick the No. 9 to win and No.3 to finish second in a 12 horse field and want to bet $1 per combination, tell the clerk "$1 Trifecta 9-3-All." The total cost of the ticket is $10.
Your bet is: 9/3/All

Trifecta Partial Wheel - $1 minimum bet per combination. $2 minimum total cost. It is now possible to make a trifecta wager coupling one or more horses to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Example - You want No.4 and No. 7 in the win position, No. 1, No. 9 and No. 11 in the place position, and No. 2 and No. 5 in the show position. To bet on each combination, tell the clerk "$1 Trifecta Partial Wheel 4 and 7 with 1, 9 and 11 with 2 and 5." There are 12 possible combinations in the bet for a cost of $12. To win, the 4 or 7 must finish first, the 1, 9, or 11 must finish second and the 2 or 5 must finish third.
Your bet is: 4, 7/1, 9, 11/2, 5



Approximate Track Payoff To Win ($2.00)
If The Odds Are
ODDS PAYS ODDS PAYS
1-5 2.40 8-5 5.20
2-5 2.80 9-5 5.60
1-2 3.00 2 6.00
3-5 3.20 5-2 7.00
4-5 3.60 3 8.00
Even 4.00 7-2 9.00
6-5 4.40 4 10.00
7-5 4.80 9-2 11.00
3-2 5.00 5 12.00

Exacta Box
In Boxing the Exacta the better mat box a minimum of 2 horses up to a maximum of the entire field on a single ticket, thereby giving the bettor every possible combination of the chosen horses to finish first and second in exact order.

Examples of a $1 Exacta Box
2 horse box - 2 bets - Cost $02
3 horse box - 6 bets - Cost $06
4 horse box - 12 bets - Cost $12
5 horse box - 20 bets - Cost $20
6 horse box - 30 bets - Cost $30
7 horse box - 42 bets - Cost $42
8 horse box - 56 bets - Cost $56
9 horse box - 72 bets - Cost $72

Examples of a $1 Trifecta Box
3 horse box - (6 combinations) - Cost $006
4 horse box - (24 combinations) - Cost $024
5 horse box - (60 combinations) - Cost $060
6 horse box - (120 combinations) - Cost $120
7 horse box - (210 combinations) - Cost $210
Example - To purchase a $1 Trifecta Box tell the clerk "$1 Trifecta Box 11-2-3-4.' The total cost is $24 and you win if any three of the horses picked finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd.