How do I place an Exacta bet?
To win an Exacta, you must select the first and second runners in correct order.
An Exacta bet is available on every race provided there are at least three (3) or more runners.
There are three ways to take an Exacta bet:
STANDARD / STRAIGHT
For a Standard Exacta, just choose the first two place-getters past the post, in correct order. As long as you select the two runners that finish first and second in the correct order, you will collect the Exacta dividend.
With a Box Exacta you can choose as many runners as you like, providing two of your selections finish first and second you win the Exacta. The more runners you 'Box' in an exacta the more combinations you get.
If you feel there's a 'sure thing' in a race that looks certain to win then a Banker Exacta is your type of bet.
Your 'Banker' would be the 'sure thing' and you can group it with any number of other runners in that race. Providing your 'Banker' runs first and any one of your other selections finishes second with your 'Banker', you win the Exacta. The more 'other' selections you take the more combinations you get.
A Multiple Exacta allows you to take as many runners as you like for each placing. For example, you can take four (4) runners for first and three (3) runners for second. Providing one of your runners selected for first runs first, one of your runners selected for second runs second, then you win the Exacta.