# How do you bet a double in horse racing?

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## How does a double bet work in horse racing?

A double bet is the most simple and straightforward multiple bet available. As the name suggests, it is simply two different selections bundled together into one bet. If the bettor makes two winning selections, they win and get a greater payout than they would if they have just placed two separate single bets.

## How does a doubles bet work?

What is a Double Bet? A double bet is the most easy-to-understand multiple bets on offer. It’s just two different bet selections combined into one bet. If your betting double succeeds, you win and receive a payout – better than you could expect from placing two separate single bets on the same selections.

## What is a double pay in horse racing?

In most cases for Daily Double and Pick 3 wagering, the minimum bet on a Daily Double in US horse racing is \$2. You can bet more than that, which will raise your potential payback should you win. All Daily Double wagers must be in before the first race involved (also known as the first “leg” or “half” of the double).

## What is double result bet?

In sports betting, a double result bet is offered on the score of a game at both halftime and at the end of the game. This has become an increasingly popular betting option as opposed to simply betting on a team to win outright, which is a bet that can often have short odds.

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## What is the safest bet in horse racing?

“Straight” bets are your least complicated option and they’re the safest. These involve wagering that your horse will win, place or show, meaning that he’ll come in first, second or third, respectively. If you wager on him to win and he does indeed win, so do you. If he comes in second or third, you lose.

## How are each way doubles calculated?

Example of Each Way Double Betting

1. WIN: \$50 at 14/1 pays \$750 (\$50 x 14 =£70 + your \$50 stake back).
2. PLACE: 1/4 of 14/1 is 3.5/1, meaning the place part of the bet is paid as \$50 (plus \$750 from the first win) at 3.5/1 = £2850 (\$800 x 3.5 = \$2800 + your \$50 stake back).

## How do trifectas work?

In horse racing or greyhound racing, a Trifecta bet is when you place a bet on the three horses which you think will finish the race first and second and third, in a specific order. If they finish in the correct order you win, and you can win big!

## What is a daily double in horse racing?

A daily double is a parimutuel wager offered by horse and dog racing tracks (and at jai alai frontons) in North America. Bettors wager on the winners of two races, pre-designated by the track for a particular race day. The Daily Racing Form’s glossary defines a daily double as two consecutive races.

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

Exactas provide the perfect balance between risk and reward in our opinion. We’re clearly not the only ones who think this way, as Exacta betting is extremely popular among horse racing bettors. In fact, there are many who view Exacta betting as THE best way to make money.

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## How much does a daily double cost?

Example: Let’s say you pick races 4-5 and select horse No. 9 in the first leg (fourth race) and horse No. 2 in the second leg (fifth race). The cost of a running daily double bet is \$2, and your ticket should look like this: \$2 Running Daily Double (9-2).