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qui·nel·la

 (kwĭ-nĕl′ə, kē-) also qui·nie·la (kēn-yĕl′ə)
n.
A system of betting in which the bettor, in order to win, must pick the first two finishers of a race, but not necessarily in the correct sequence.

[American Spanish quiniela, diminutive of Spanish quina, keno, from French quine; see keno.]

quinella

(kwɪˈnɛlə)
n
(Gambling, except Cards) Austral and NZ a form of betting on a horse race in which the punter bets on selecting the first and second place-winners in any order
[from American Spanish quiniela a game of chance]

qui•nel•la

(kiˈnɛl ə, kwɪ-)

also qui•nie•la

(kinˈyɛl ə)

n., pl. -las.
a type of bet, esp. on horse races, in which the bettor, in order to win, must select the first- and second-place finishers without specifying their order of finishing.
[1940–45, Amer.; < American Spanish]
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They typically invested larger amounts of money and frequently preferred exotic bet types like quinellas (the first two placegetters in a given race in any order), trifectas (the first three runners of a race in the correct order), doubles (the winner in two races in a row) or quadrellas (the winner in each of the four last races in a given race meeting), which most Fijian punters never showed any interest in.
63) However, by the 1970s, calls were being made for the redistribution of profits in the racing industry; for the introduction of new bets (trebles, quinellas and triellas); and for the closure of uneconomic clubs.
QUINELLAS in any race, let alone ones at a high level, are hard to come by.
You have a myriad of betting options like: Win, Place, Show, Exactas, Doubles, Trifectas, Quinellas and Exotics.
Now, all those bets remain in some form, augmented by quinellas, trifectas, superfectas and parlays.
Then whatever was left, he said, was going on Racing To Win next time he ran - no quinellas this time because Apache Cat had run down the field.
Internationally, the Company intends to market a fixed-odds horseracing product for exotic bets, such as exactas, quinellas, etc.
Occasionally, a disembodied head pokes through to aid some hapless punter who has hit the `help' button as they tackle an array of wagering options, including a bet to name two horses to finish in the places, and bracketed quinellas, which involve a curious coupling of horses in up to eight separate groups denoted by cap colour.
VirtGame's PrimeLine Race Book is an open-architecture networked system that enables casinos to book their own races in addition to allowing booking of special wagers that a race track would not normally offer, such as twin quinellas, house quinellas, and parlays between tracks.
Asian handicaps, point spreads, American-style odds, quinellas - the net is truly your passport to the wacky world of foreigners.
VirtGame's PrimeLine Race Book(TM) is an open-architecture networked system that enables casinos to book their own races in addition to allowing booking of special wagers that a race track would not normally offer, such as twin quinellas, house quinellas, and parlays between tracks.
This product will support exotic bets, such as Exactas, Quinellas, etc.