With the basic wagering options explained previously, we get into more complex wagers and wagering strategies here.
Part Wheel wagers are explained, and a race scenario is described where one might be used. Also, the mathematics involved with calculating the number of combinations in a Triple part wheel wager (with one key horse) are provided.
We expand on the lessons from Part 1, explaining a race scenario that involved keying more than one horse in the Win position, along with the mathematics for a similar Superfecta Part Wheel wager.
The mathematics for computing multi-race ticket costs are explained. Also, a basic approach for constructing a series of tickets on a Pick-4 sequence is provided.
High and Low is a unique wagering approach for a specific situation, when combining two horses together in a Superfecta play. The article provides a chart of the cost of making this play based on field sizes, and explains how you would make the wager.
The definition of a “saver ticket” is provided, and a true story Saver ticket from Saratoga 2013 is provided as an example of how a saver ticket can save your day sometimes.
Sanity bets are completely different than Saver bets. While Saver bets can save your day, Sanity bets can save your mind. A few examples are provided.