What is a double wager in horse racing?

The double bet is one of the most simple forms of a multiple that a punter can place and it is made up of two outright/single bets with the odds combined together into one. It is a popular way of betting for many across the world. To win a double bet, both selections must be successful.

How do you bet a double in horse racing?

The second way is that a point is added to each of the two odds and then multiplied to create new odds for the two selections. For example, if the odds were 8/1 and 9/1, a double bet would increase them to 9/1 and 10/1, leading to a double bet odds of 89/1 (9 multiplied by 10 is 90 and 89+1=90).

What is the best wager in horse racing?

Some bettors regard a straight horse racing bet as the smartest bet in horse racing. They reason that it is much easier for the bettor to win a bet when there is only one horse and one outcome involved. We’ll surely agree that this type of betting simplifies the handicapping process.

How do you bet the top 3 horses?

This bet is like the Exacta but with one extra horse, so a basic Trifecta means selecting three horses in a race to finish first, second and third in the exact order. As there is one combination involved here, a $2 Exacta would cost a total of $2 but there is the option of placing a Trifecta Key.

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What is the safest bet in horse racing?

Again, if the horse comes in first or second, you will not win any more money than if the horse finishes third. This is the safest of the straight bets but also offers the smallest return. If you are confident the horse will finish better than third, you would have a larger return placing a Win or Place bet.

What if you bet on every horse in a race?

The answer to can you bet on every horse in every race is – YES! For example, if there was a 10-runner race in which all 10 horses were thought to have the same chance of winning, the odds of each horse winning would be 9/1 (10.00). …

How do you calculate a double bet?

The odds for a double bet are worked out by taking the odds of each single bet and then multiplying those to create your double bet odds. The other way to work out double bet odds is that the money won from your first bet would be put as a stake on the second selection. See below for a double bet example.

How do you win big in horse racing?

Take a look at our beginner’s guide to winning at horse racing to put yourself on the right path!

  1. Don’t just bet on the favourite. …
  2. Understanding horse racing terminology. …
  3. Get to know your horses. …
  4. Get to know your surfaces. …
  5. Get to know your trainers. …
  6. Get to know your jockey. …
  7. Get to know the signs of a confident horse.
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