There are many ways to bet on the Kentucky Derby. The most simple bets are called straight wagers: win, place, or show. A win bet is when your horse finishes first. A place bet means your horse finishes in the top two, and a show bet is when your horse comes in the top three.
How do I choose exacta?
An exacta bet is where you must pick the two horses in a race that finish in 1st and 2nd place, in the correct order. You need the horses to finish in exactly these positions to win the bet, and any other combination, or incorrect order, means the bet will lose.
What did the $2 exacta pay at the Kentucky Derby?
A $2 exacta paid $330.44. A 50-cent trifecta paid $491.18. Mage is owned by OGMA Investments, Ramiro Restrepo, Sterling Racing and CMNLWTH. He is out of the mare Puca by 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown.
What is the exacta in the Kentucky Derby?
An exacta bet involves picking the first two horses in a race in the correct order. For example, if you place an exacta bet on the Kentucky Derby and select horses A and B in that order, you'll win if A finishes first and B finishes second. Exacta bets can also be straight or boxed.
What is the most profitable way to bet on horse racing?
If executed correctly, backing longshots or betting on horses with higher odds might be a profitable strategy. Experienced bettors recognize undervalued odds and capitalize on them, betting on horses with a better chance of winning than implied by the odds.
What does a $2 exacta box cost?
$4 $2 Exacta Box Costs
|Exacta Box 1,2
|$4 (two combinations)
|Exacta Box 1,2,3
|$12 (six combinations)