On the nose
What's the meaning of the phrase 'On the nose'?
A bet on a horse to win.
What's the origin of the phrase 'On the nose'?
The New Yorker: Volume 23, Part 6, 1948:
I really thought Knapsack could win the race, so I sent a boy to put a bet on him. I told the boy to put twenty-five thousand on the nose on Knapsack