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What Is A Super Heinz Bet In Horse Racing And How Does It Work?

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When it comes to horse race betting there is certainly a lot to get your head around. The sport comes with its own language that can sometimes seem a little intimidating and tough to navigate for those who are new to it. One of the things that many new bettors find confusing is the number of different bet types that are on offer. We are here to help you out as we ask: what is a Super Heinz bet in horse racing and how does it work? Once you have read our handy guide you will be well equipped to place your bets with TWE’s horse tips to help you make the right decisions and win big.

In essence, a Super Heinz is a bet made up of 120 bets. The bets included are as follows:

  • 21 doubles
  • 35 trebles
  • 35 four folds
  • 21 five folds
  • 7 six folds
  • 1 sevenfold

The great thing about a Super Heinz bet is that the bet pays out with a minimum of two wins, which means that many bettors favour it over a straightforward seven fold accumulator in which all seven selections would have to be successful in order to register a win.

The Super Heinz bet is an exciting and engaging bet to put on as there are plenty of winning opportunities even if some of the early running bets are not won. Many bettors like that there is still a chance that a later bet will come in and so bettors who pick this type of bet are still involved and invested in the racing that they are watching.

The disadvantage, of course, is the high stakes that the bet requires. There is also a lot of research and knowledge involved when making a profitable Super Heinz bet simply down to the number of bets that need to be made at once. Some people who just want to bet casually as a way of increasing their enjoyment of horse racing tend to stay away from Super Heinz bets as they see them eating into their time and effort.

It is also possible to make an each way bet on a Super Heinz bet - resulting in a total of 240 bets, but you should ensure that you look into this fully before placing this type of bet. It is wise to calculate the odds of winning when placing a straight Super Heinz bet and an each way Super Heinz bet. There are a range of Super Heinz calculators available online, and this will give you a good indication of possible winnings.

Overall, the Super Heinz bet is a good and profitable betting type to consider if you are knowledgeable about horse racing and the races that you are planning to watch and bet on. As with all betting, a Super Heinz bet should form part of a controlled and planned betting strategy of which you feel in full control.

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