mu·​tu·​el | \ ˈmyü-chə-wəl How to pronounce mutuel (audio) , -chəl, -chü-əl; ˈmyüch-wəl \

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Recent Examples on the Web But normalcy went out the (mutuel) window with the coronavirus. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "Kentucky Derby Fever burns low as Tiz the Law performs at Florida Derby," 28 Mar. 2020 Best hand wins and the mutuel determined by the amount of money bet on the winning bet. Los Angeles Times, "Racing! Here are the bets you want at Santa Anita," 4 Oct. 2019 Clearly, the man to know is Del Mar’s mutuels director, Bill Navarro. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Fast horses, racy hats and peaceful protesters mark the opening of Del Mar," 17 July 2019 The new rules have resulted in smaller fields, which threatens the industry’s long-standing business model in which more horses means more options for bettors, which means a larger mutuel handle, which means more money to spread around. John Cherwa,, "Horse deaths at Santa Anita may have implications for entire racing industry," 22 June 2019

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First Known Use of mutuel

1869, in the meaning defined above

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3 Sep 2020

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“Mutuel.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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