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## How many combinations are in a trifecta?

In a Trifecta, you are selecting the first three horses in exact order of finish….Trifecta Box Costs:

$1 Trifecta Box with three horses | $6 (6 possible combinations) |
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$1 Trifecta Box with five horses | $60 (60 possible combinations) |

**How many trifecta combinations can you have with 24 horses?**

How many horses do I need? The possible number of combinations for the trifecta in the Melbourne Cup in a full field of 24 is 12,144.

### How are trifecta combinations calculated?

The number of combinations is determined by multiplying the number of horses included in the trifecta, followed by the next 2 descending numbers. For example: for four horses, it’s $24 (4x3x2), and so on: 5 horses (5x4x3): $60. 6 horses (6x5x4): $120.

**What are the most common trifecta numbers?**

Winning TAB numbers: TAB number 1 is the most dominant number in trifectas, appearing in 40 per cent of all trifectas. TAB number two is next with 35 per cent, number three with 33 per cent, number four with 31 per cent. The smaller the TAB number the better your chances of getting a successful trifecta collect.

## How many combinations can you have with 3 horses?

×3! =680. Multiply by the number of different ways to order these 3 horses: 3! =6.

**How many bets are in a Trifecta box?**

any three selections in a boxed trifecta is 6 bets. any four selections in a boxed trifecta is 24 bets.

### Can you bet 4 horses in a Trifecta?

With a trifecta, you will need to include three horses in your selection to finish in first, second, and third position, in that exact order. A superfecta bet is considered the most difficult, as you will need to include four horses in your selection to finish in the top 4 positions, in the exact order as well.

**How do Trifecta box payouts work?**

As long as the three selections take first, second, and third in any order, the bet wins, and the bettor receives the full payout for a winning trifecta.

## How many combination forecasts are there in 3 selections?

6 bets

Once finished, the Combination Tricast will be added to the betslip and the unit stake will be notified to you next to the stake box. Common combinations include: 3 selections = 6 bets.

**How do you bet 3 horses in order?**

Trifecta Bet A trifecta is more difficult than win, place and show wagers, as well as exacta wagers, so it yields a higher payout than any of those bets. These horses must finish first, second, and third, in that exact order, for you to win the wager.

### How much does a $1 Trifecta box with 4 horses cost?

Trifecta Box

# of Horses | $1 Base Bet Cost |
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4 | $24.00 |

5 | $60.00 |

6 | $120.00 |

7 | $210.00 |

**How much does it cost to Box 8 horses in a Trifecta?**

$1 Trifecta box of 8 horses = 336 possible combinations = $336. $1 Trifecta box of 9 horses = 504 possible combinations = $504.

## Do odds matter in Trifecta?

Winning on a Trifecta in horse racing is very difficult to achieve, but the rewards are due the long odds and big payoffs. If you had wagered $2 and correctly picked the Trifecta in the 2016 Belmont Stakes the Trifecta payoff would have been $2,751.

**How does a combination forecast bet work?**

A combination forecast bet allows the bettor to select between three and six participants in a race and state that any combination of these participants will finish in the top two. For example, a bettor may wish to place a combination forecast bet on three selections. This means that there are six bets being placed.

### How many $1 combinations in a $1 trifecta?

For example, in an 8-horse field, a $1 Trifecta wheel of 3-All-All (horse three to finish first with the other 7 horses to finish second or third), would result in 42 possible $1 combinations at the cost of $42 and would pay off if horse 3 won the race and any of horses 1,2,4,5,6,7,8 finished second or third.

**How much does a trifecta box cost?**

To calculate the cost of a Trifecta box, multiply the number of horses you would like to box by that number of horses minus one and by that number minus two, and then multiply it by your bet amount. (4 * 3 *2) * $1 = $24 (24 $1 combinations.) (5 * 4 *3) * $1 = $60 (60 $1 combinations.) Below are the calculated costs of $1 Trifecta boxes:

## What is a trifecta boxed key bet?

This trifecta bet will include all possible combinations where your key horse will be combined with all non-key horses in a single box bet. Example: Let’s say you place a $1 Trifecta Boxed Key bet and you make your Key horse #8 along with horse #2 and #6.

**What is a trifecta and how does it work?**

A trifecta is a permutation without repetition, so the number of choices reduces as each place is filled. For example, a box trifecta with 5 selections has 60 (5 x 4 x 3) combinations.