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A Mackinnon Stakes Exacta is an exotic bet type offered on the $2 million Group 1 race that runs over 2000m at Flemington on the first Saturday in November.
Picking the winning Mackinnon Stakes Exacta involves successfully predicting the first two horses over the line in correct order in the Mackinnon Stakes results.
Betting on the 2020 Mackinnon Stakes exacta will be available closer to Melbourne Cup week 2020.
An example of a winning Mackinnon Stakes Exacta from 2020:
1st – #19 Arcadia Queen ($2.45F)
2nd – #2 Fifty Stars ($8)
Note that this exact order was required for the Mackinnon Stakes Exacta to win. If Fifty Stars had beaten the Perth-trained winner Arcadia Queen, the exacta would not have paid out but the Mackinnon Stakes Quinella on the same two horses would have.
How To Pick The Mackinnon Stakes Exacta
Picking an Mackinnon Stakes Exacta is far less challenging if you are willing to spend just a bit more to make it a box Mackinnon Stakes Exacta at Ladbrokes.com.au. From there, you can cover more than 2 horses and don’t need to worry about the finishing order.
When making your Mackinnon Stakes Exacta picks, make sure you take Crystal Mile runners into consideration – a good lead-up into the Group 1. If you are paranoid about an upset from an unlikely champion, then include long shots with weight advantages or good barrier draws.
Check out the Mackinnon Stakes Form Guide page for more facts / stats to help you pick this year’s winning Mackinnon Stakes Exacta.