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20p Yankee (total stake £2.20) on...
1.55 Chester - Canonbury (2.88 odds) Lost
2.35 Newmarket - Lumiere (4.33 odds) Won
3.50 Haydock - Maljaa (3.75 odds) Won
6.15 Chelmsford - Platitude (2.5 odds) Lost
So for anyone who is unsure on how a Yankee bet works, here we go....
A Yankee Bet is made up from 4 selections (in 4 different races). The bet is made up of 11 individual bets, broken down like this...
1 x 4 fold (all 4 horses to win)
4 x trebles (any 3 of the 4 horses to win)
6 x doubles (any 2 of the 4 horses to win)
The individual bets are not covered.
So in the above example, last weekend we hit ONE DOUBLE with 2 of the horses winning.
Odds on the double was 16.23 x our 20p stake, so a return of £3.24 or a profit on the bet of £1.04 over the full yankee.
Its not going to pay off the mortage is it but then again we risked very little.
Now imagine what would happen when all 4 bets come in.
This happened to me on the first weekend of September,
Saturday 5th September