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Previously, Bacci held various senior management positions with William E. Stephen Chang, managing director, is head of the Asian Fixed Income team. Based in Hong Kong, his team is responsible for managing bond portfolios in the region and is active in Asian credit instruments across investment grade and high yield to local currency bonds and convertibles. In addition, his responsibilities include setting macro and asset allocation strategy as part of the broader emerging market debt team.

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He married a fellow British journalist turned teacher and together they live on an outlying Island with their two young sons. He and his team rate Asian credits and produce credit research across various industries. In his previous publishing role, he was ranked 4th best Asian fixed income analyst by FinanceAsia's investors' survey.

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He is responsible for managing the Asian investment team based in Hong Kong. The former won the Best Eastern trust award in Wilfred received his B. He is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin. However, there is not a set in stone way for a punter to calculate the place odds as there is with an each-way bet, and the special place only odds offered by bookmakers can vary quite a bit, both bigger and smaller, from the place odds you would receive if betting each-way.

This is particularly true in "bad each-way" races, where the place odds are much less generous than if you bet each-way. The upside to this however goes back to what was said above; since the punter does not have to "waste" half their stake on the win part of the bet. The Tote Exacta operates in the same way as a normal bookmaker's straight forecast. As always the Tote price for the forecast is always based on the betting pool dividend. A forecast is to predict the correct order of the horses finishing first and second.

If the bet contains a non-runner the bet becomes void and unnamed favourites are not allowed. Single Exacta straight forecast.

Pick in the correct order the horses which will finish first and second. Combination Exacta reverse forecast. Pick in either order the horses which will finish first and second.

This bet is actually two bets in one, it is exactly equivalent to two straight forecasts, the first of which you select horse A to beat horse B, and then the second is for horse B to beat horse A. It's possible to specify more than two horses, at which point the bet becomes more complex, for example with three horses the individual bets are now a-b, a-c, b-a, b-c, c-a, c-b.

Banker Exacta banker forecast. Pick a horse which you think is going to finish first, and then any number of horses to finish second. For instances, with a banker horse a, and with three additional horses, the bets are a-b, a-c, a-d. Bookmakers that are not Tote-syndicated will offer their own forecast prices based on their own odds that they are quoting.

However bookmakers will normally allow you to place a 'Tote forecast' and will pay out whatever the Tote dividend payout was. Also known as a Trifecta: This is generally really difficult to do and the dividend for getting it right is correspondingly better. The Tote can nominate races containing more than 8 runners as Trifecta races. There are three types of Trifecta, the Single, Combination and Banker and they work the same way as Exacta bets, only with three horses instead of two.

A Quadpot is operated on one race at every meeting in the UK and it takes place on the third to sixth races on the card. The aim is to pick a horse that will be placed in each one of these races, according to the placing rules stated in the Tote Place section above. The minimum bet is 10p. The dividend is declared after the result of the last race is known and thus the betting pool divided by the remaining stakes which are left.

One may select the favourite instead of naming a specific horse. The Placepot is identical to the Quadpot except it operates over the first six races of a race card. All UK race meetings have six races as a minimum, occasionally seven and rarely eight, but the Placepot is always operated on the first six. This bet is very popular as it has the potential to allow a gambler involvement in the whole of the race card.

The minimum bet is 5p. Here is a worked example:. The first race the gambler has opted to choose two horses. Maybe the gambler isn't confident of his abilities or maybe it is a large field and the gambler feels unable to just place one horse. On race two the gambler has elected to roll with the favourite, whatever it may be. In the final race the gambler has chosen three selections.

This is often driven by the motive that if the gambler reaches the last race and still has a bet on, he doesn't want to lose out in the last race by only having one selection. If after the first race the gambler has failed to pick a selection which was placed then the bet is over. If a selection is placed, then the bet continues, and the winnings are transferred as the stake on the second race. In this example, horse 2 may be placed and horse 7 unplaced, which means the bet continues — but there are now only 6 valid combinations for winning left.

However, there isn't a science to guessing what the placepot might be, the placepot dividend is the calculation of the number of tickets left divided by the pool money. If a selection becomes a non-runner it will be replaced by the Starting Price favourite.

Where there are joint favourites and the gambler has selected to roll on the Favourite, then the horse with the lowest race card number will be taken. If the favourite withdraws for instance, the horse refuses to enter its starting gate and the market has no time to select a new favourite the horse with the next shortest odds will become the favourite. It's rare for a race card to progress without a couple of non-runners so a gambler will be affected by these rules from time to time.

The Tote Jackpot is a bet where you have to pick the first 6 winners at a meeting nominated by The Tote.