Trifecta Box Betting

The trifecta box wager is a popular option for those who are intimidated by the proposal of a straight trifecta. The box let’s you select three or more horses out of the area, whom you think are going to finish in the top few spots. You are going to have to guess all three horses win, place, and show to win any sort of trifecta wager.
As we discussed before, a direct trifecta wager requires you pick (so ) the winners of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in a horse race. This rigidity means the odds of hitting such a bet are low, though the payouts on a $2 wager can be upwards of 3 figures. Since many horse bettors flinch at the notion of having the ability to correctly and consistently choose the top 3 winners out of a field of horses, so many select the trifecta box wager instead.
Selecting on the Trifecta Box
Imagine you are about to gamble on the results of an 8-horse race. You decide that you like the 4-5-6 horses, but you don’t which of those three is going to win, place, or series. It’s possible to place the three in a box and make your trifecta select, and no matter what order those three horses show, you win the bet. But when the 4-5-6 horses end in the 1st, 2nd, and 4th spots, or any combination that isn’t first, second, and third, you’ll lose your bet.
You can add a fourth horse (or more) into the box. Let’s say you do not like the 2nd horses place on the inside, however you think that it’s a dangerous horse and may break into the top three. To hedge your bets, you might add the #2 horse into your wager. You’d pick a trifecta box of 2-4-5-6, and as long as some mix of those four horses finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, you win the trifecta box wager.
Trifecta Box Costs Here is the cost structure for a typical $1 wager on the trifecta box wager. Larger wagers are possible, even though they follow this betting pattern.
Three-Horse Box ($1) — $6
Four-Horse Box ($1) — $24
Five-Horse Box ($1) — $60
Six-Horse Box ($1) — $120
Seven-Horse Box ($1) — $210
Eight-Horse Box ($1) — $336
Nine-Horse Box ($1) — $504
Ten-Horse Box ($1) — $720
As you can see, the price of filling out trifecta boxes quickly becomes prohibitive, if you would like to add a great deal of horses into your wager. Most people fill out a 3-horse box at six bucks, keeping in mind their winners select needs to be on the cash.

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