ex·​ac·​ta | \ ig-ˈzak-tə How to pronounce exacta (audio) \

Definition of exacta

Examples of exacta in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The $2 exacta of Early Voting and Epicenter paid $25.80. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 21 May 2022 The Flavien Prat-Umberto Rispoli exacta boxes came up empty despite Rispoli winning the eighth race with Crew Dragon. Jeff Nahill, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Aug. 2021 Bet $10 to win and a $1 reverse exacta of all with No. 4 ($6). Jeff Nahill, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Aug. 2021 On today’s card, there is one Flavien Prat and Umberto Rispoli exacta box in the eighth race so bet a $5 box of No. 3 and No. 4 ($10). Jeff Nahill, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Aug. 2021 Thursday was another profitable day as Chollima ($6.20) won the fifth race while our Flavien Prat-Umberto Rispoli exacta box came up short three times with a valuable lesson learned. Jeff Nahill, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 July 2021 The Wild pulled off the shocking exacta of signing the NHL's premier free agents, forward Zach Parise and defenseman Ryan Suter, on Wednesday, and our long sports nightmare was instantly transformed into runaway giddiness. Jeff Day, Star Tribune, 13 July 2021 The $2 exacta of Rombauer and Midnight Bourbon paid $98.60. Mark Inabinett | Minabinett@al.com, al, 16 May 2021 The Euros provided plenty of long prices, the turf races produced an average $2 win ticket return of $54.95 and the average $1 exacta returned $398.42. John Cherwa, Los Angeles Times, 9 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of exacta

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for exacta

probably borrowed from American Spanish (quiniela) exacta "exact quiniela"

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“Exacta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exacta. Accessed 3 Oct. 2022.

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