It’s the Aintree Grand National on 6th April 2019, at 17:15pm. Millions around the world will watch the world’s most famous steeplechase, but really, what you want to know is… who will win, right! I’m not foolish enough to say our selections will definitely win, but below are four each-way choices to land the spoils […]
Cheltenham Festival 2019 comes to a thrilling conclusion on Friday 15 March with Gold Cup day. Thursday was an incredible day right here, which saw the winner in the opener added to with a few “hit crossbar” seconds at very long prices, before the incredible 50/1 success of Eglantine Du Seuil consolidated this week into […]
Wednesday was a very good day, with 4 winners from the 7 races, including a NB with Envoi Allen taking out the Champion Bumper, and the highlight of the day being an overnight 40/1 shot, William Henry swooping late to lift the Coral Cup. Thursday is another excellent prospect for racing fans, as Cheltenham Festival […]
Tuesday we watched as Cheltenham Festival 2019 got off to a great start, and we landed a nice touch in the Champion Hurdle, despite Apple’s Jade failing to put her best foot forward, when our each-way selection won the big race. A difficult day though, all round, as we saw a few fancied runners failing […]
Cheltenham Festival 2019 kicks off on Champion Hurdle Tuesday, 12th March, on what is looking like it will be Good to Soft Going. This year, there’ll be tips for every race, which are created from speed ratings we store on all UK and Irish runners. We’ve found, over the years, that our tips are way […]
There’s UK racing from Chelmsford, Huntingdon, Sedgefield, Southwell and Wolverhampton and an Irish meeting in Thurles on Thursday 21 February. Tips for each race are below.
There’s UK racing in Taunton, Wolverhampton and Wetherby on Tuesday 19th February. Tips for each one of the day’s races are below.
There’s UK and Irish racing in full again this weekend, with meetings at Gowran Park, Ascot, Haydock, Lingfield, Kempton and Wincanton on a busy Saturday 16th February. Tips for every one of those races, below. EDIT: Non runner in the 4:05 at Wincanton – selection updated.
There’s UK and Irish racing in Sandown, Fakenham and Lingfield this afternoon, and Dundalk and Newcastle see Friday night all weather cards taking place under floodlights on Friday 15th February. Tips for each of the day’s races are below.
Tips for Today
If you’re looking for today’s tips, then bookmark this page, because here is where they will be listed, with the most recently added information at the top.
Why do they call them Tips?
Ever wondered why they are called tips? Well, it appears the word comes from the same as when you give a small gift of money to a waiter or taxi driver. And that does make some sense – you’re being given the small gift of some racing information. Its not the same thing as money, obviously, but this is really likely to be where the phrase comes from.
Why to they call them naps?
Okay, so that’s why tips is tips, but what the actual f&*% does “nap” mean?!
Well, it usually means to take a short sleep, so this doesn’t make much sense, now, does it! But, actually, its thought to have derived from the shortening of a card game called Napoleon, in 19th Century English.
A card game would make more sense to become a piece of gambling terminology.
Whatever the case may be, a nap, for us, means the horse we tip “the most” or the best chance on the day. If you see us using the word “nap” we’re probably not talking about a sleeping horse.
Money for nothing and your tips for free…
Tips are completely free, and we post tips for each course, and also one comprehensive time-sorted tipping post too, which details four Naps of the Day, every day when racing is happening in the UK and Ireland.
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Finding today’s tips
HANDY HINT – today’s racing naps can be found in the “Today’s Racing Tips” post every day… open that one up, scroll to the bottom, and boom – four naps, every day. So, if you’re looking for the nap of the day, then scroll down, find today’s tips and naps posting, open that up, and scroll to the bottom “top 4 tips” section. This list is sorted by the strongest to the weakest. The horse at the top is the Nap of the Day. Simple?!