exacta exacta

Definition(s):

  • (n) a bet that you can pick the first and second finishers in the right order

Usage(s):

  1. And there's a hefty bonus for an exacta--if your pick for first or second or third, etc.
  2. May wind up in exacta with better- known candidate.
  3. In His Girl Friday, Hildy Johnson wound up with the exacta: she got to ditch her fiance and keep her job.

News

  1. Belmont Results

    FIRST-1 1/16m(T); $31,000; cl($20,0); 3up(f) 4 Magge R (Espnoz) 5.30 3.20 out 7 Silver Silence (Ortiz,Jr.) 3.30 out Scr: Alwaysinmycircle, Melody Lin, Silent Joy. * Exacta (4-7) $13.40 SECOND-6 1/2 fur; $64,000; alw; 3up(f) 3 Cp Cd...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: New York Post

  2. Monticello Results

    FIRST-mile pace; $3900; cond OFF: 12:55 TIME: 1:56.1 1 Dashpedia (G Merton) 5.30 2.90 2.70 3 Sarno (J Marohn Jr) 2.90 2.50 6 Live As One (C Poynton) 10.60 * Exacta (1-3) $14.60 * Trifecta (1-3-6) $266.50 SECOND-mile trot; $3600; cond...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Yonkers Results

    FIRST-1 1/16 mile; pace; $13,000; cond OFF: 7:12 TIME-27.1; 56.2; 1:25.1; 1:59.2 1 UnonMnHnvr(JBrtltt) 6.00 2.80 2.10 2 Art Two D Two (B Sears) 2.60 2.30 3 Mar Dream (J MacDonald) 3.90 * Exacta (1-2...
    on July 3, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  • "He's the horse to beat," said Lukas. "He's deservedly the favorite. You'd be foolish to leave him out of your exacta, in my opinion. But he has to go out there and do it."
    on May 16, 2007 By: D Wayne Lukas Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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