If you’re thinking about placing some bets on the races that feature on the fixture list of the Epsom Derby Festival this summer, make sure you weigh up and consider a Lucky 15 bet instead of a standard accumulator, as there is a much greater chance of returns.
Tuesday 15th June: Royal Ascot
How To Place A Lucky 15 Bet
It’s as simple as placing any other bet to place a Lucky 15 wager. It’s fast, easy, and exciting, and it allows you to sit back, relax, and see a greater chance of returns on your stake at the expense of a small reduction in total profits.
Make your selections and add them to your betting slip. Then, under the list of ‘multiples’ bet types, you’ll see the option to place the Lucky 15 bet.
The most important thing to remember when placing this bet is that the number you type into the stake box will be multiplied by 15 as there are 15 different bets being placed under the umbrella of the Lucky 15.
Lucky 15 Vs Yankee
Lucky 15 and Yankee bets are very similar. Which one you choose to place will depend on the particular odds of your selections.
The difference between the two bet types is the inclusion of the singles options. With a Lucky 15, you’ll see a return if just one of your horses win, while with a Yankee bet you will not. Of course, this means you’re only placing 11 bets instead of 15, making your total stake a little lower.
If you have some outsiders included on your bet slip, it may be worth opting for the Lucky 15 option as you can make a profit from the single bets. However, if you’ve chosen race favourites or likely contenders, it may be worth placing a Yankee as you’d otherwise make a loss on the singles selections.
Epsom Derby Lucky 15 Odds
Here are the winners of The Epsom Derby Festival’s feature races last time out and how much would have been returned from a Lucky 15 bet:
The Surrey Stakes – Safe Voyage – 6/5
The Princess Elizabeth Stakes – Summer Romance – 9/1
The Investec Oaks – Love – 11/10
The Investec Derby – Serpentine – 25/1
The net return for the four winners would have been just £40.30 if you had placed £1 singles bets on each of these winners.
If you had bet £1 on each of the available doubles combinations from these options, £419.42 will have been returned to your account balance.
Four £1 bets on each of the four trebles combinations possible from these selections would have yielded a tasty looking £1,284.32.
A simple £1 accumulator on these four picks would have returned £1,201.20 in returns.
All possible doubles, trebles, and four-fold accumulators would have returned £2,904.94 in a Yankee bet, but singles would have been excluded as customary in a Yankee.
A grand total of £2,945.24 would have been paid out on a Lucky 15 bet on these four selections, including the initial £15 stake.
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