# What Is Boxing Your Bet Horse Raceing?

BOXING. Many people will box Exactas, Trifectas and Superfectas in order to make it easier to hit a winning ticket. Boxing the bet simply means you are playing all combination of the horses you selected, so that you win when they come in any order.

• Boxed bet: Boxing a bet means to cover all possible combinations of finish for multiple horses. If you want to box an exacta, you would bet that Horse A wins and Horse B places, and also that Horse B wins and Horse A places. In other words, you think those two horses will finish first and second, but you’re not sure in what order.

## How do boxed trifectas work?

A Boxed Trifecta is an alternate Trifecta type which allows the horses picked to place 1st, 2nd or 3rd in any order for your bet to count as a win. This means if you have the same three numbers, they can finish in any order for you to win the bet.

## How does a Trifecta payout?

The amount you win is calculated by dividing up the pool of money* that the entire betting community spent on trifectas in a race by the amount of correct \$1 bets. Therefore, if you place a \$5 Trifecta bet, you’ll have five shares in the winning Trifecta pool.

## What does a \$2 exacta box cost?

a \$2 Exacta Key Box: 1/3,7,9,10 would cost \$16 and is made up exacta box bets of 1 & 3; 1 & 7, 1 & 9 and 1 & 10.

## What is a five horse bet called?

A Canadian Bet is a type of wager which consists of 26 individual bets. Also known as a Super Yankee, a Canadian comprises five-horse selections running in five different races.

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## How much does a.50 trifecta box cost?

so that as long as the winning horses are selected the ticket is a winner. Example: A 50- cent Tri Box 8-4-5 costs \$3.00 because it covers the following 6 different trifecta combinations: 4-5-8, 4-8-5, 5-4-8, 5-8-4, 8-4-5, and 8-5-4.

## What is a tri factor in horse racing?

Trifecta is a recent addition to the English language. It first appeared in the early 1970s as a term for a horse-racing bet in which the first, second, and third place finishers are chosen in the correct order.

## How do I pick a Trifecta?

As its prefix implies, the Trifecta requires a bettor to select the top three finishers in exact order. Once a wager that required a lot of capital (\$2 minimums or \$1 minimum boxes were common not that long ago), the Trifecta now can usually be bet most anywhere for as little as 50 cents per combination.

## What is the difference between a Trifecta and a Trifecta box?

A Trifecta is an exotic bet type that requires the punter to select the horses that finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd. A Boxed Trifecta, on the other hand, allows the punter to make any number of selections (limited to field size) with their runners being able to finish in any order.

## What is the best bet to make in horse racing?

The win bet should be the key bet, especially for newcomers. Takeout (the amount of money that goes to the track that is not returned to bettors) for win, place, and show bets is less than most exotic bets. Most importantly, don’t bet two or more horses to win in the same race.

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## What is first 4 in horse racing?

Straight First 4 This, simply, means picking four horses to finish in correct order from 1st to 4th to finish in that order you select.

## Can you reduce the cost of a boxed bet?

Betting application It is recommended to use the flexi betting option when placing box trifectas, as it allows you to reduce the cost and therefore risk of your bet.