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The cost of a quinella box bet rises rapidly as more horses are added to the ticket: $2 quinella with 3 horses: $6. $2 quinella with 4 horses: $12. $2 quinella with 5 horses: $20.

## How much is a $2 quinella bet?

Quinella wagering provides bettors who like to combine horses with an option other than Exacta betting, at half the price. For example, a $2 Quinella 4-5 costs $2 and pays off whether the order of finish is 4-5 or 5-4. To bet a full $2 Exacta including the same combinations of 4-5 and 5-4 would cost you **$4**.

## How much does a quinella bet cost?

Types of Quinella

A two-horse quinella costs **$1 for a 100 per cent** return of the quinella payout. A three-horse quinella for $1 will cost $3 — $1 for every runner. If you were to select five runners in your boxed quinella, this would cost $10 for a $1 unit.

## 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 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 difference between quinella and 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.

## How is a quinella calculated?

You round them off to the nearest dollar, then **multiply** them and divide by 2. For example: Horse A is paying $4.70, Horse B is paying $8.20. That means you multiply 5 x 8 which gives you 40. … The quinella, then, will probably pay around the $20 mark for $1 (give or take a dollar or two either way).

## 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”).

## How do you win a quinella?

Standout Quinella

Correctly select **the horses that finish 1st and 2nd**, making any number of selections (relative to field size) for each position but with a minimum of two in at least one of these positions.

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

Win / show each way

This each-way bet combines a win bet and a show bet on a single ticket. If you are making a $10 each-way bet that combines a win bet and show bet, you will end up paying **$20 for the each-way bet**. You will receive a payout on both the win and show bet if your selected horse wins the race.

## How many different quinella bets are possible?

There are **28 different Quinella bets** possible.

## What is a First Four bet?

A First 4 bet is **selecting the runners that will finish 1st 2nd, 3rd and 4th in order**, in a nominated race. To increase your chances, you can take a multiple First 4 by marking more than one selection in any of the four finishing positions.

## Does quinella or exacta pay more?

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**.

## Does exacta pay more than exacta box?

No question the exacta is the better play, **paying out roughly 30 percent more**. Yet, if used a $5 Exacta Box (two $5 bets) versus a $10 quinella wager and the same 7-1 horse won and the favorite came in second place, the quinella would pay out approximately 15 to 20 percent more.