At odds of 2-1 or higher, bet to win.
At odds below 2-1, bet to place, but not to show.
underlay is a overbet horse. NEVER BET ON UNDERLAYS!!
higher than they should be, based on horse's chances
of winning. Basically an overlay is an under bet horse.
ALWAYS BET ON OVERLAYS YOU THINK HAVE A GOOD CHANCE TO WIN!!
Anytime you like an overlay and and underlay, or a good-price
horse and low-price horse in the same race, bet the overlay.
DO'S AND DON'TS IN EXACTA BETTING.
important point about Exacta wagering (betting horses will
finish one-two in the exact order you bet them) is to use
positive strategies that will pay off better the more frequently
Don't bet favorites below 2-1 on top.
Don't box pairs of ling shots, which means horses at 11-1
bet both horses to win.
Don't bet baseballs, taking 3 horses and betting every possible
combination to come one-two, total of 6 combinations.
If you bet a low-price favorite on top, do not use the second
and third betting choices on the bottom.
Do bet the favorites on the bottom.
2. Do box pairs of medium-priced horses, such as 8-1 with
3. Do bet long shots on top of favorites, but also bet on
the long shot to win.
4. Do make sure you have a two to one ratio with the of what
picks your are using.
TO WAGER ON MY SELECTIONS
odds are 5/2, 3-1, 7/2, 4-1, 9/2, 5-1, and 6-1, wager to WIN
and PLACE. For every WIN unit ($1 bet) bet three units to
place. NO SHOW WAGERS
odds are 7-1, 8-1, 9-1, 10-1, 11-1 and 12-1, wager to WIN,
PLACE and SHOW. For every WIN unit wager three place units
and three show units.
odds are 13-1 and higher wager two units to place and five
units to show for every win unit bet.
Horse Betting examples