EnglishEdit

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NounEdit

daily double (plural daily doubles)

  1. (horse racing or dog racing) A bet on the first place winners of two consecutive races.
    • 1991, Peter Asch & ‎Richard E. Quandt, Racetrack Betting: The Professor's Guide to Strategies, →ISBN, page 169:
      Other than this defect, the payoffs are remarkably similar; as it is, if your choice is between the daily double and the parlay, bet on the former!