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Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Taking that a little further, you can bet on the top three horses that finish the race. Sign up using Facebook. LookOverThere first and MacFlurry second, you lose even though you have picked the first two horses correctly. Sports betting in the US is complicated and there are only a few states where betting is legal. What Are Odds?

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By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Determining true odds from posted odds Ask Question. I'm curious how true this assumption is in practice. I bet in such a big business they have trends on whether wagerers are more likely to overestimate a favorite or underdog's chances relative to reality.

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But, most ratings in American racing are speed ratings and are not based on a point scale. Check back for more info, and most importantly have a great time at the Derby! You can access the free Brisnet past performances for the Kentucky Derby and Oaks contenders now , they update it weekly.

Good luck with your selections and I hope you also have a bonza time too, all the best. As it turns out I did the calculations on the cost of that wager wrong, a. Not bad for a small outlay. Of course, everything depends on the pool size, but on major races, it is usually big. I was at Santa Anita races in and only certain races had quinellas and then there was a minimum bet amount. Our tote keeps our racing alive, with prizemoney ever increasing. Racecourse facilities are also the best and compared to overseas, reasonably cheap for the general public.

Our raceclubs are also not privately owned and people can join and have superior facilities. Mate, you will have the best of times.

All the best and thanks again. But, it would be great to come visit some day! Hi cbas, the payout is the same regardless if whether or not your boxed it, played it straight or keyed.

The variable is cost of your wager. I want to bet the trifecta in the Preakness. Seams there are different ways to bet this. Check out this post: It should give you an overview of considerations when playing trifectas or exactas and supers.

The best advice I can give you is to consider your opinion first and then try to construct wagers around it. You could play Nyquist and Exaggerator in the first two spots and put the other three in the third spot. In that case you would need Nyquist and Exaggerator to run first and second in any order and any of the other three to run third. Another example using the same horses: In that scenario either Nyquist or Exaggerator would need to win and any of the other horses would have to run second and third.

There are plenty of ways to structure your trifectas to match your opinions, but your opinion should come first! How do the tracks. I under stand the money v. I need to buy calculated.