Mystery Bet Betting Term Meaning

A Mystery Bet is a type of bet in horse racing and greyhound racing that takes the guess work out of  making selections. A betting agency’s computer will use a regulated algorithm to randomly select runners in popular bet types including quinella, exacta, trifecta and first four and quaddie.

Mystery bets are available on race events for horses, harness (trots) and greyhounds. First Fours are also available but dependent on the number of runners in a race.

What is a Quinella?


A quinella is a bet in racing where bettor select the first two runners in any order.

What is an Exacta?


Exacta betting is also known as Exactors or Perfectas where the bettors selects two runners to finish in 1st and 2nd in correct order.

What is a Trifecta?


A Trifecta is a bet where bettors predict runners to finish 1st, 2nd and 3rd in the exact order. The main types of trifectas are the straight trifecta, boxed trifecta, banker trifecta and roving banker or banker multiple trifecta.

What is a First Four?


First Four betting is a bet type in racing where bettors to select runners to finish 1st, 2nd 3rd and 4th. The main types of First Four bets are the Straight First Four, Boxed First Four, Standout First Four and Flexi First.

Mystery Bet FAQ

What is a Mystery Bet?

A Mystery Bet is a type of betting in horse racing and greyhound racing where a betting agency’s computer generates randomly select runners.

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