The lucky 31 bet is a very close relation of the Lucky 15, however the bet requires you pinpoint five fancies. A Lucky 31 comprises 31 bets on five different horses and is made up of:
To yield a return, one selection must win. A €1 Lucky 31 will cost you €31.You can find other types of bets here along with betting terminology and horse racing terminology
Below shows you all the different types of bets which make up a lucky 31.
The lucky 31 is more complex to calculate than a lucky fifteen. You will need to calculate the return from five winning singles, double, treble, four-fold and a five-fold.
If you are confident you have found five winners, then a lucky 31 may well be worth it. The potential payout is very large for a small stake. You only need one horse to win to yield a return. Putting 31 separate bets on five horses would be rather time consuming and your retunr will not be a big if more than horse wins.
An each way lucky 31 consists of 62 bets - 31 win bets and 31 place bets and you will receive a payout if your horses place. This means that a €1 lucky fifteen bet will cost you €62. You will be paid out on places at 1/5 of the odds.
The Canadian is very similar to the Yankee but excludes the singles. The bet is a total of 26 bets on five horses in five different races, it is also known as a Super Yankee:
To receive a payout, a minimum of two selections must win. A €1 Canadian will cost €26.
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