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- another term for exacta
wager, stake, gamble, anteView synonyms
- ‘Be aware that the vast majority of professional handicappers tend to garner their best returns from the perfecta / exacta and trifecta pools.’
- ‘I remember winning a $10 perfecta at Fairmont Grounds.’
- ‘As well as win, place, or show bets, the dog player can also choose from the daily double, the quiniela, the perfecta, the trifecta, or the superfecta.’
1970s: from Latin American Spanish quiniela perfecta ‘perfect quinella’.
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