Rules governing. At tracks
which have the quinella pool, the rules of this section will govern the system
Quinella wagering shall be permitted only in accordance with section
of these regulations.
Rules printed in program. The rules for quinella shall be printed
in the daily racing programs sold to the public within the premises of racing
Definition. The quinella is a contract by the purchaser of a
ticket combining two (2) horses in a single race, selecting the first two
finishers as officially posted in either order such as 1-2 or 2-1. All quinella
tickets will be for the win and place combination only.
No exchange of tickets.
There positively shall be no exchange of tickets after the purchaser thereof
has left the seller's window.
Not a parlay. The quinella is not a "parlay" and has no connection
with or relation to any other pool, and is no part of the win, place and show
pools, daily double, exacta, trifecta, superfecta, or other wagering pool. All
tickets will be calculated in an entirely separate pool.
Selected by numbers.
Selections are to be made by program numbers and not necessarily by post
position numbers. Large numbers appearing on the tickets are program numbers of
quinella combination. The winning quinella combination shall be the
first two horses to finish the race. The order in which the horses finish is
and distribution of pools. The quinella shall be calculated and
distributed as follows: the net pool divided by the amount wagered on the
winning combinations determines the payoff per dollar bet, including profit and
fields. Coupled entries and fields are prohibited in quinella
excused horses. Should any horse entered in a quinella race be scratched
or excused by the stewards after wagering has commenced or should any horse be
prevented from racing because of the failure of the stall doors or the starting
gate to open, all tickets including such horse shall be deducted from the
quinella pool and money refunded to the purchasers of tickets on the horse so
excused or prevented from racing, upon surrender of said tickets.
Determination of winners. In
the event no ticket is sold on the combination of the first two horses in the
official placing, then the next horse or horses, in case of dead heats, in the
order of official placing shall be included in the winning combination. In the
event of a dead heat for second position and no ticket is sold on one of the
horses involved, in the dead heat combined with the winner, the entire pool
shall be paid to holders of tickets which combine the winner with the other
horse in the dead heat.
Refund. If no ticket is sold that would require distribution of
the net quinella pool to winners as above defined, the association shall make a
complete and full refund of the quinella pool upon surrender of the quinella
tickets so purchased.
Dead heats. In the event of a dead heat for first position, the
pool shall be paid to holders of tickets which combine the two horses involved
in the dead heat. In the event of a dead heat for second position, two winning
combinations result and the pool shall be divided equally between the holders
of tickets which combine the winner with the horses involved in the dead heat
for second position. In like manner, in the event of a triple dead heat for
second position, three winning combinations would result. In the event of a
triple dead heat for first position, three winning combinations would
sales. Sale of quinella tickets other than through pari-mutuel machines
shall be deemed illegal and is prohibited.
Hold tickets. Tickets should
be retained until the results have been declared official.
Denomination of tickets.
Quinella tickets shall be sold only in denominations approved by the