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TOTE BETS.

Tote Win

Pick the winner of the race. To place a pounds 2 'Win' bet on horse number 4 simply say "pounds 2 win on 4"

Tote Place

Pick a horse to be 'placed' in the race (i.e. come in the top 2, 3 or 4 depending on how many runners in the race).

However, you will receive a reduced return on your stake because your horse is more likely to be placed than simply win outright. The odds are reduced to 1/4 or 1/5 of the stated odds.

Your selections needs to be placed as follows: Up to 4 runners - no place betting.

5 - 7 runners - 1st or 2nd 8+runners - 1st, 2nd or 3rd Handicap 16+ runners - 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th To place a pounds 2 'Place' bet on horse number 4 simply say "pounds 2 place on 4"

Tote Each Way

This is simply a 'Win' bet and a 'Place' bet on the same horse. This will cost you pounds 4 as a pounds 2 each way bet is the equivalent of 2 bets- a bit to win and a bet to place.

Tote Exacta

Pick the horses to finish 1st & 2nd in the correct order.

This is obviously more difficult than just picking the winner, but the rewards are potentially much greater.

Or you can try a 'reverse' exacta to increase your chances (e.g. a reverse exacta means you pick the first two to finish in any order, but this classes as two bets).

To place a pounds 2 'exacta' bet on horse number 4 to win and horse number 6 to come second simply say "pounds 2 exacta on 4 and 6".

To place a pounds 2 'reverse exacta' bet on horse number 4 and horse number 6 to come first and second in any order simply say "pounds 2 reverse exacta on 4 and 6"

This will cost you pounds 4 as a pounds 2 reverse exacta bet is the equivalent of 2 bets- a bit on 4 to win and 6 to come second, and a bet on 6 to win and 4 to come second

Tote Trifecta

Pick the horses to finish 1st, 2nd & 3rd in the correct order in a trifecta race.

To place a pounds 2 trifecta on horse number 4 to win, 6 to come second and 8 to come third say "pounds 2 trifecta on 4, 6 and 8"

Tote Placepot

This is racing's favourite bet - and it couldn't be simpler! Just pick a horse to be placed in each of the six placepot races (normally the first six races on the card). You can choose more than one horse in any of the races to increase your chances of winning.

Tote Quadpot

Another popular bet - especially if you've missed the start of the placepot or it has fallen by the wayside before the 3rd race.

As before, just pick a horse to be placed in each of the four quadpot races which are normally races 3, 4, 5 and 6.

Tote Jackpot

Pick the winners of the six jackpot races at the nominated jackpot meeting each day. Not easy - but the potential rewards are huge!

You can choose more than one horse in any of the races to increase your chances of winning.
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Daily Record (Glasgow, Scotland)
Date:Jun 15, 2010
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