# What is a Tote Exacta bet?

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## What is a straight Tote Exacta?

The Straight Exacta bet

Often referred to simply as an Exacta, the Straight Exacta is the most straightforward of Exacta bets and comprises one bet on the first two horses home in a race in the correct finishing order.

## Should I bet tote or fixed?

Since the payouts in totes bets are an approximation that gets better as the race draws nearer, it’s often worth waiting before placing your bet. In contrast, if you really want to back the favourite, perhaps fixed odds are the best way to go (so you avoid your winnings being diluted as more people make the same bet).

## What percentage does the Tote take?

How is the Tote Placepot prize pool calculated and shared? A deduction of 27% is taken from the total pool, then the remaining 73% is divided among the winners. For example, if the pool is £100,000, the deduction will be £27,000.

## How do you do an exacta bet?

For starters, an exacta can be a simple wager. If you like two horses equally, you can just box them in the exacta and collect so long as they finish 1-2 in any order. If you like one of them a little more, you can then bet more on the one you prefer, say \$10 on a 1-2 exacta and \$5 on 2-1.

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## What does Tote place mean?

The Tote Place bet is one in which you back a single horse to place in a race with a minimum stake of 50p, and your selection must win or place for a return. Tote Place bets are offered on all races that have five or more runners and are one of the most popular the Tote offers.

## What’s one more than a trifecta?

The superfecta is a type of wager in USA and Canada parimutuel betting in which the bettor, in order to win, must pick the first four finishers of a race in the correct sequence. …

## How is the tote calculated?

The Tote essentially works in a similar way to the lottery. Punters pick their horses and put their money into a cumulative pool – everyone with a winning ticket shares a percentage of the pot. If fewer people backed your horse, you will get a greater share if it wins.

## How are Tote bets calculated?

Calculating your potential winnings on Tote Win bets

If your horse wins, the returns are calculated by dividing the pool after Tote’s deductions by the number of winning units. £1 is equal to one unit and you’ll be paid out in proportion to your stake.

## What is a tote price?

Tote betting is when all bets placed on an event or race is placed into a pool. The odds of a individual runner is calculated by the dividing the total pool (all wagers on all runners) minus any amount the house takes, divided by the amount wagered on that runner.

## Is Placepot a good bet?

It is not only the payouts that make the Placepot a great bet. If you’re looking to enjoy a day of racing, the Placepot can keep you entertained all afternoon. … Tote Placepot provides a betting interest in the first six races on a card and for a small stake, you can land a share of big Placepot fund dividends.

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## Can you bet on the Tote online?

Betting Online

All online bets are covered by Tote Guarantee which means you will always receive SP or better. You can stream live UK and Irish racing without placing a bet. Bets can be placed on all UK and Irish racing alongside selected international racing.

## How do you win a winning margin?

Winning margin betting is when you place a bet predicting the goal difference that the winning team will win with. To give you a simple example, when you bet on a winning margin with 2 goals, the team then will need to win with 2 goals difference, i.e. 2-0, 3-1, 4-2 etc. Winning margin betting is very popular.