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 sales 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. Large numbers appearing on the
tickets are program numbers of the horses.
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
Coupled entries are prohibited in quinella races.
Scratched or excused horses.
Should any horse entered in a quinella race be scratched or excused by the
judges after wagering has commenced, 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
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 horses 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 result.
Permitted 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 commission.