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## How much does it cost to Box 5 horses in a quinella?

The cost of a quinella box bet rises rapidly as more horses are added to the ticket: $2 quinella with 3 horses: $6. $2 quinella with 4 horses: $12. $2 quinella with 5 horses: **$20**.

## What is a $2 quinella?

Quinella betting requires you to select the first two finishers in a race in either order. For example, a $2 Quinella bet of **4-5 would pay off if the first two finishers in a race** were 4-5 or 5-4. The minimum denomination for a Quinella bet at most tracks is $2. There is no maximum bet amount.

## Why does quinella pay more than exacta?

Since the exacta calls for a handicapper to pick the first two finishers in exact order and the quinella has more flexibility, requiring just the first two finishers in either order, **the exacta will inherently pay better**.

## How does quinella bet work?

The definition of a Quinella bet is fairly straight forward: **select two horses to finish one and two**. As long as those are the first two finishers – in either order – you’re a winner! Yes: this is the same bet as an Exacta Box, but it’s a separate betting pool, so there is a different payout on Quinella betting.

## What is the difference between a quinella and a boxed quinella?

In fact, with an **exacta box**, you essentially get the same thing as a quinella, where you win the bet regardless of what order the horses in the top two finish. Yet it’s also important to remember that an Exacta box costs more than a quinella, since it is essentially two Exacta bets mashed together.

## How much does a 4 horse quinella cost?

The cost of a quinella depends on how many selections are included to fill the first two places. If 3 horses are selected, the quinella will cost $3, if 4 horses are selected $6, 5 = **$10**, 6 = $15. Quinellas can be combined with a flexi bet to reduce the cost of the bet.

## How much does a box trifecta cost for 5 horses?

Common alternatives are the four and five-horse trifectas which cost more, but gives punters a better chance of success. A four-horse boxed trifecta costs $12 and a five-horse trifecta costs **$60**.

## How much does it cost to Box 5 horses in a trifecta?

Trifecta Box Costs:

$1 Trifecta Box with three horses | $6 (6 possible combinations) |
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$1 Trifecta Box with five horses | $60 (60 possible combinations) |

$1 Trifecta Box with six horses | $120 (120 possible combinations) |

$1 Trifecta Box with seven horses | $210 (210 possible combinations) |

## How much is a $2 quinella bet?

In a quinella wheel bet, the bettor would make a $2 quinella bet as 2-6-7. The total bet size would be **$6**: 4-2 and 2-4, 4-6 and 6-4, and 4-7 and 7-4 are all winning combinations.

## How is quinella calculated?

**By multiplying the expected win dividends (4 x 6) and dividing by two**, you can reasonably expect the quinella to pay $12. Thus you know that you will need to place at least $4 and probably $5 on the quinella. A $5 bet on the quinella could return you around $60.

## What is a quinella bet?

noun. **a type of bet**, especially on horse races, in which the bettor, in order to win, must select the first- and second-place finishers without specifying their order of finishing. a race in which such bets are made. Also qui·nel·a, quiniela.