Definition of exacta in English:

exacta

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Pronunciation: /ɪgˈzaktə
 
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noun

North American
  • another term for perfecta.
    More example sentences
    • ‘Win, place, and show, exactas, quinellas, and daily doubles should be $2 prices,’ Gutfreund said.
    • The takeout rate will be lowered from 19% to 16% on daily double, exacta, trifecta, superfecta, and pick three wagering.
    • Too often, exactas, trifectas, and superfectas are influenced by jockeys who can't win the race and decide to stop riding in the final few strides.

Origin

1960s: from American Spanish quiniela exacta 'exact quinella'.

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