## How is Pick 6 payout calculated?

The pick 6 wager actually has two payoffs, one for bettors who pick all six winners, and a smaller payoff for those who pick five out of six. The total pick 6 betting pool is divided by percentage between the two payouts, along the lines of 75% for the six-winner pool and 25% for the five-winner pool.

**How do I calculate my horse winnings?**

The amount paid out is normally calculated in the following way:

- Dividing your total stake by the number of horses included in the dead heat.
- Multiplying that figure by the odds at which the bet was placed.

### How does a Pick 6 work?

The Pick 6 is a simple bet in practice. Most tracks enforce a minimum $2 bet, which allows the bettor to pick the winners of six races. When betting on the Pick 6 online, the same minimum wager decided by each track applies.

**How many places are paid in a 6 horse race?**

two places

Any race with less than five runners will be win only, whereby no bets can be placed on a horse each-way. If there are five, six or seven runners in a race, then there are two places available, meaning there is a payout if backed each-way on horses who finish first or second, at 1/4 of the odds.

## How are bet payouts calculated?

Calculating the Payouts for the Win Place Show Bets

- From that odds ratio, you take the first number and multiply it by 2 (remember, if the odds is a whole number, place that over a 1 – for example, 7 would be 7/1)
- You take that number and divide it by the second number of the odds ratio.

**What are the odds of hitting a Pick 6?**

1 : 13,983,816

Pick-6 Odds & Prizes

Match | Prize | Odds (per $1 play) |
---|---|---|

6 out of 6 | Jackpot | 1 : 13,983,816 |

5 out of 6 | Second | 1 : 54,201 |

4 out of 6 | Third | 1 : 1,032 |

3 out of 6 | Fourth | 1 : 57 |

### How many doubles are in 6 selections?

15 doubles

The Heinz bet is a six-selection bet consisting of 57 bets: 15 doubles, 20 trebles, 15 fourfolds, six fivefolds and a one sixfold accumulator. Aptly named after the 57 ‘varieties’ company slogan from Heinz, this 57 bet wager is a unique bet that combines every permutation of the 6 selections into one single wager.

**How does Pick 6 mandatory payout work?**

A mandatory payout occurs when a racetrack hosting a jackpot-style wager decides to eliminate the jackpot provision for one day only and force a payout of the carryover. This typically happens on the final day of a race meet, but mandatory payouts can also occur during the middle of a meet, or on major racing days.

## Who is paying 6 places in the Grand National?

Betfair is paying out on the first six places for each-way bets on the Grand National.

**How many places pay out each-way?**

The standard each-way betting terms for a horse race with 16 or more runners are still three places at 1/5 odds. But if the race is a handicap with 16 runners or more, the standard each-way terms are four places at ¼ odds.

### How do you read horse racing payouts?

In its simplest form, horse racing payouts are dictated by $2 win bets. If you make a $2 win bet on a horse that goes off at 2-to-1, you would profit $4 and collect $6 with your returned investment. If you make a $2 win bet on a horse that goes off at 5-to-1, you would profit $10 and collect $12.