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Exacta Betting:
How to Effectively Place Exacta Wagers

Exacta Betting Advice from ProfessionalsExacta wagering is one of the most popular types of horse race betting done at racetracks today. In fact, exacta pools often exceed the amount in the win, place, and show pools. While exacta bets can be slightly riskier that traditional types of betting as they require selecting the top two horses, they can have significant pay offs with limited cash outlays when successful bets are made.

At Horse Race Handicappers, exacta bets are one of the three types of horse racing best that we place each day. If you would like to see today’s top exacta wagers we are betting, please purchase our daily exacta and trifecta horse race betting package or our professional horse race picks package online from our Horse Racing Picks Packages page.

Exacta Betting & Our Horse Racing Selections

Bet our Exacta Wagers on Today's Horse RacesDid you know that 9 out of 10 exacta wagers that horseplayers make include the favorite? This is because most people who place exacta bets will simply choose their top two or three choices and hope for the best. However, exacta betting, when done correctly is much more complicated than that.

At Horse Race Handicappers, we maintain extensive track profiles which can help us best determine the second place horse in any race. These profiles are primarily based on pace and preferred running style for each horse. As a result, they have proven very accurate over the years in helping us predict the place horse when determining exacta wagers.

Another important thing to remember is that we never include the favorite in our exacta wagers. This is beneficial because it can help increase your potential to win big with exacta wagers as the odds will be higher. For some, this may make it seem like our exacta wagers are riskier since the post time favorite wins or runs second an average of 50% of the time. However, we only recommend an exacta wager against the favorite when we have a legitimate reason to expect the favorite will not be in the exacta. Therefore, our exacta wagers can help improve your betting strategies and allow you to win significant payouts.

What Is Exacta Betting

An exacta bet, also called a perfecta bet, is a type of horse racing bet where you select the first and second place horses for a race. Because these bets require selecting the horses that will finish first and second in that particular order, they can be riskier than traditional bets. However, these bets can have decent sized payoffs for minimal bets. Additionally, for exacta bets where the first and second place horses have higher odds, the potential payout can increase significantly. This is what makes the exacta picks that we determine so special. Because we will not ever recommend a bet for the favorite, our wagers automatically have the potential to deliver increased payoffs.

Find Today’s Exacta Wagers

If you are interested in trying our exacta wagers out for yourself to see how they can improve your betting strategies, please purchase one of our horse racing picks packages online today. By purchasing one of several of our horse racing packages available, you will have access to today’s exacta wagers that we will be making for many horse races that are scheduled to be held at popular tracks across the country.

What Makes Us Horse Racing Experts?

  1. We use information that people at the track don't have
  2. Utilize the combined efforts of our expert staff
  3. We collect and analyze rare information not often published from past performances
  4. We provide our clients with a daily comprehensive list of the horses and acceptable odds we will be wagering
  5. We continually monitor all mid-level and large tracks currently running and only wager on horses when we have positive, non-publicized information on a horse