# How do you bet a superfecta in horse racing?

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## How much is a 10-cent superfecta box?

The key part of playing the superfecta involves how you build your ticket and what sticks out as the focus of your wager. For example, if you like four horses in the race, you can box them and it will cost you just \$2.40 for a 10-cent base wager or \$24 for a \$1 ticket.

## How does a superfecta box work?

The Superfecta Box has a \$1 minimum bet per combination — \$24 minimum total cost. You can box four or more horses on a single ticket and wager \$1 (or more) on each combination. Example: To purchase a \$1 Superfecta Box using four horses, tell the clerk: “\$1 Superfecta Box 11-2-3-4.”

## What is a key box trifecta?

A ‘Key Box’ bet includes all possible combinations of selected ‘key’ horse(s) when combined with other ‘non-key’ horses in a box bet. For Example, a \$1 Trifecta Key Box: 1/2, 3, 4 This Key Box wager would cost \$18. … The term ‘key box’ means that you are keying a horse(s) with other selections in a box bet.

## What does a .10 superfecta pay?

With the 10-Cent Superfecta, you can make several combinations and use more than four horses for as little as a few dollars. To give you perspective, in a 14-horse race, there are almost 24,024 superfecta combinations possible. With a 10-Cent denomination, that is a \$2,400 bet.

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## How do you calculate a 10-cent superfecta?

Multiply the number of possible combinations by . 10. In the example, you had 60 combinations for a cost of \$6 to cover them with 10-cent bets.

## 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.

## How much is a \$2 superfecta box cost?

A straight superfecta bet 2-3-5-6, usually offered in a minimum denomination of \$2, would cost you \$2, and would win only if the final order of finish was 2-3-5-6. Of course, this would give you only one of the possible 1,680 combinations in an 8-horse field.

## What does the average superfecta pay?

The average superfecta payoff from 2005 to 2020 is \$145,334, although boosted by the massive payoffs with Country House (2019), Mine That Bird (2009) and Giacomo (2005). But even the \$2 trifecta averages \$15,779 over that time.