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. Image numbers appearing on the
tickets are program numbers of the horses.
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 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.
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. Coupled entries are
prohibited in superfecta races.
If less than four horses finish. If only three horses finish,
payoff shall be 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
excused horse. Should any horse entered in a superfecta race be
scratched or excused by the judges after wagering has commenced, 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
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.
Design of tickets. The design of superfecta tickets shall be
clearly and immediately distinguishable from other pari-mutuel
machines. Superfecta tickets shall be sold only in denominations
approved by the commission and only from machines capable of issuing four
sales. Sale of superfecta tickets other than through pari-mutuel
machines shall be deemed illegal and is prohibited.