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superfecta

[ soo-per-fek-tuh ]
/ ˌsu pərˈfɛk tə /
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noun

a type of bet, especially on horse races, in which the bettor must select the first four finishers in exact order.
a race in which such bets are made.

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Origin of superfecta

1970–75, Americanism; blend of super- and perfecta
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