Conn. Agencies Regs. § 12-574-A20 - Superfecta

(a) Rules governing. At tracks which have the superfecta pool, the rules of this section will govern the system used.
(b) Permitted. Superfecta wagering shall be permitted only in accordance with section 12-574-A16 of these regulations.
(c) Rules printed in program. The rules for Superfecta shall be printed in the daily racing programs sold to the public within the premises of the racing association.
(d) Definition. The Superfecta is a contract by the purchaser of a ticket combining four (4) horses in a single race, selecting the first four (4) finishers in the exact order of finish as officially posted.
(e) Selected by numbers. Selections are to be made by program numbers and not necessarily by post position numbers. Image numbers appearing on the tickets are program numbers of the horses.
(f) No exchange of tickets. There positively shall be no exchange of tickets after the purchaser thereof has left the sales window.
(g) Not a parlay. The superfecta 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, quinella, trifecta, or other wagering pool. All tickets will be calculated in an entirely separate pool.
(h) Calculation and distribution of pools. The superfecta 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 wager.
(i) Entries, fields. Coupled entries and fields are prohibited in superfecta races.
(j) If less than four horses finish. If only three horses finish, payoff shall he made on tickets selecting the actual finishing horses in order, ignoring the balance of the selection.
(k) Determination of winner, refund. If there is a failure to select, in order, the first four horses, payoff shall be made on superfecta tickets selecting the first three horses, in order; failure to select the first three horses, payoff to superfecta tickets selecting the first two horses, in order, failure to select the first two horses, payoff to superfecta tickets selecting the winner to win, failure to select the winner to win shall cause a refund of all superfecta tickets.
(l) Scratched or excused horse. Should any horse entered in a superfecta 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 starting gate to open, all tickets including such horse shall be deducted from the superfecta pool and money refunded to the purchasers of tickets on the horse so excused or prevented from racing.
(m) Dead heat. In the event of a dead heat or dead heats, all superfecta tickets selecting the correct order of finish, counting a horse in a dead heat as finishing in either position dead heated, shall be winning tickets, and, contrary to the usual practice, the aggregate number of winning tickets shall divide the net pool and be paid the same payoff price.
(n) Design of tickets. The design of superfecta tickets shall be clearly and immediately distinguishable from other pari-mutuel tickets.
(o) Denomination and machines. Superfecta tickets shall be sold only in denominations approved by the commission and only from machines capable of issuing four numbers.
(p) Hold tickets. Tickets should be retained until the results have been declared official.
(q) Permitted sales. Sale of superfecta tickets other than through pari-mutuel machines shall be deemed illegal and is prohibited.


Conn. Agencies Regs. § 12-574-A20

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