Rules governing. At tracks
which have the superfecta pool, the rules of this section will govern the
. Superfecta wagering shall be permitted only in
accordance with section
of these regulations.
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.
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.
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
of tickets. There positively shall be no exchange of tickets after the
purchaser thereof has left the sales window.
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
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.
Entries, fields. Coupled entries and fields are prohibited in
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.
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.
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.
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.
of tickets. The design of superfecta tickets shall be clearly and
immediately distinguishable from other pari-mutuel tickets.
Denomination and machines.
Superfecta tickets shall be sold only in denominations approved by the
commission and only from machines capable of issuing four numbers.
Hold tickets. Tickets should
be retained until the results have been declared official.
Permitted sales. Sale of
superfecta tickets other than through pari-mutuel machines shall be deemed
illegal and is prohibited.