Some Facts Worth Knowing:
- Favorites win 33 percent of the time.
- Favorites place (finish first or second) 53 percent of the time.
- Favorites show (finish first, second or third) 67 percent of the time.
On a $2 wager:
- The average Exacta pays about $85.
- The average Trifecta pays about $655.
- The average Superfecta pays about $3,850.
- The average Double pays about $96.
- The average Pick Three pays about $600.
- The average Pick Four pays about $3,480.
- The Pick Six, though difficult to hit, offers the potential for life-altering payouts. At the 1999 Breeders Cup, a group hit the Pick Six and won a record payout of more than $3 million!