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Stephen Harris has over 20 years experience in the UK racing industry. He is now one of the best horse racing tipsters in the UK. Stephen’s results are verified with over eight years posting tips at bettingexpert. Follow Stephen’s popular Daily Nap and Value Angle horse racing betting tips. Stephen’s tips are available each day exclusive to bettingexpert.

HORSE RACING BETTING TIPS OVERALL STATS

Selection Tips Winners Winning % Stakes Profit % Return
Daily Nap 3,057 1,082 35.39% 3.057 197.02 6.44%
Value Angle 2,929 461 15.74% 2,929 341.80 11.67%
TOTAL 5,986 1,543 25.78% 5,986 538.82 9.00%

If you had bet £10 on each selection, you would have made a profit of over £5,000. Not bad for following free horse racing tips.


Today’s Daily Nap

HORSE RACING DAILY NAP

Date Track Time Horse ODDS
TODAY’S TIP January 25th Market Rasen 1.00 Barrichello 3.0
TOMORROW’S TIP January 26th Southwell 1.55 King of Stars 4.0

Today’s Daily Nap analysis by Stephen Harris

Donald McCain’s novice was caught in a poor position early when running well at Catterick last time out, and more positive tactics are likely to be employed by Brian Hughes as he drops back to a bare two miles at Market Rasen on Monday.

Daily Nap Results – Horse Racing Betting Tips – January 2021

Date Horse ODDS Result
1st January 2021 Orbys Legend NR
2nd January 2021 Hudson de Grugy 1.70 WON
3rd January 2021 Smurphy Enki NR
4th January 2021 John Betjeman 8.0 Unplaced
5th January 2021 La Tihaty 2.75 WON
6th January 2021 Batraan 2.50 2nd
7th January 2021 Lanty Slea NR
8th January 2021 Art Approval NR
9th January 2021 Nassalam 2.25 2nd
10th January 2021 Ravenscar 2.50 WON
11th January 2021 Hoi Polloi NR
12th January 2021 Save the Spirit 6.0 2nd

For full list of Daily Nap results dating back to October 2011, email request to [email protected]


Today’s Value Angle

VALUE ANGLE SELECTION

Date Track Time Horse Price
TODAY’S TIP January 25th Market Rasen 1.30 Bioverdia 13.0
TOMORROW’S TIP January 26th Southwell 1.25 Onebaba 7.0

Today’s Value analysis by Stephen Harris

Laura Morgan has enjoyed a terrific winter with her small team of horses, and this recent arrival from Gordon Elliott’s caught the eye under a quiet ride at Catterick last month. She could be well treated now going handicapping off a mark of 107, and the booking of the excellent Adam Wedge increases confidence.

Value Angle Results – Horse Racing Betting Tips – January 2021

Date Horse ODDS Result
1st January 2021 West End Star NR
2nd January 2021 Speredek 9.0 Unplaced
3rd January 2021 Black Abbey 9.0 Unplaced
4th January 2021 Fresh New Dawn 4.50 Unplaced
5th January 2021 Maxine 7.0 3rd
6th January 2021 We’re Reunited 9.0 Unplaced
7th January 2021 Gunsight Ridge NR
8th January 2021 Stormy Flight NR
9th January 2021 Prime Venture 21.0 Unplaced
10th January 2021 Swinton Noon 6.0 UR
11th January 2021 Mamoo 11.0 Unplaced
12th January 2021 Apex King 6.0 Unplaced

For full list of Value Angle results dating back to January 2012, email request to [email protected]


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Why should you follow our horse racing betting tips?

Daily Nap

PROS

  • Best bet of the day at the available price
  • High strike rate of over 35% since launch in 2011
  • ROI of a steady 8%
  • Losing runs are thankfully short
  • Endorsed by the Secret Betting Club
  • Numerous punter testimonials

CONS

  • Does mean backing horses at short prices under 2/1 a lot of the time
  • Prices can shorten quickly in the morning as our popularity has increased

Value Angle

PROS

  • Searching for winners in the 4/1-50/1 price range away from the front of the market
  • Excellent ROI since the service was launched in 2011
  • Strike rate of 15% is respectable given the larger odds we are seeking out
  • Huge following every morning and endorsed year on year by the Secret Betting Club
  • Numerous punter testimonials from those seeking free racing tips on twitter

CONS

  • Prices, particularly among big priced runners, are hard to obtain and disappear fast in the mornings
  • Losing runs can be long and quite common which does mean a patient mentality is needed

Top 5 Horse Racing Betting Tips

The bettingexpert Daily Nap has developed a great following since launch in October of 2011. With a win rate just under 40% and boasting a ROI at advertised prices of near 10%. With over 2,000 horse racing naps selected and backed so far. It’s a pretty good sample size from which to judge this free service. Here we take a behind the scenes look. We discuss the five keys to consistently finding profitable horse racing betting tips.

#1- Find a suitable race type and quickly eliminate races unsuitable for betting on

We recommend avoiding huge fields as a general rule. Especially over jumps. It is just guesswork as to how the race will be run. The margins between victory and defeat are small.

We suggest betting in lower grade races. Why? There are a few realistic contenders. It is easier to price up the contest without fear of the unknown. Novice hurdles and chases have proved particularly profitable for us. 3-y-o+ maidens on the turf and all-weather also offer excellent opportunities.

#2- Try to identify a “weak link” in the chain at the front of the market

The key to finding value is to play against a favourite that is under-priced. This might be a horse who has won all his last few races on testing ground but now faces rapidly drying conditions. Or one that was very well drawn against the favoured rail when “winning impressively” last time out.

Finding an edge that others may not be aware of is getting harder and harder. Certainly all pricing “errors” tend to be ironed out close to the off. So it is important to be able to spot these ricks early on to take advantage.

As the Daily Nap has increased in popularity there is certainly downward pressure on prices on the exchanges and with the bookmakers. As soon as the selection goes up (pre 8am) odds are cut. So it is important to shop around to try to attain the best price possible quickly.

#3- Focus on in-form smaller stables and try to avoid the big names who are often overbet

“Names” such as Paul Nicholls, Ruby Walsh or Richard Hannon and Richard Hughes have huge stables. As a result they have a huge following. They tend to plunder plenty of the top prizes. However they rarely offer much in the way of value.

It’s better to identify young, up-and-coming stables. Particularly with decent strike rates at an early stage. We look to bet with horses trained by up and coming trainers. Those trainers we think are destined for the top. Those trainers who are expert at placing their runners to win.

Identifying these stables before everyone else is a vital. Finding winners at decent prices requires looking away from the obvious.

#4- Always look for prices over “fancies” and solid reasoning as to why that price might be too big

It’s all about prices. Anybody can simply tip up favourites. However, making a profit is the goal. It’s crucial to form one’s own idea of the market before looking at the odds .

For example, a novice hurdle looks a straight match. On one hand, an unbeaten “hyped” up novice. On the other, a solid handicapper who has run with credit in midfield in some big field valuable prizes all season. Pricing it up blind the night before is key. Assuming of course that the ground will ride as forecast. We make the two favourites 11-8 (2.38) joint favourites and 12-1 (13.0) bar. Looking at the morning exchange market shows that the “name” horse is 10-11 (1.91). The other “runner” available at 9-4 (3.25). It is quite simple that the 9-4 chance has to be the best bet.

Money on the exchange is rarely wildly misplaced. However it is well worth trying to get 2-1+ about our preference. Very often the market will have corrected itself by racetime. The favourite now 5-4 (2.25) and our pick 13-8 (2.63). This is a tick in the win column already. Over time, this leads to long term profitability.

#5- Try to work out how a race will be run and make sure it will suit our selection

The shape of the race is very important. Particularly over jumps. But it is often overlooked by people putting up horses. We like to play in races where we think there will be a pace duel on the lead. Several horses wanting to front-run and dominate. In soft ground especially, this can lead to stayers being dragged in from rear as the leaders tire.

We can also play the flip side of this. Seemingly “impressive” winners can often be extremely flattered visually when the leaders go off too hard. They should be opposed next time out. Take the Cheltenham Festival for example. Year after year the horses who run well at the meeting do so again. Often benefiting from very fast run, big field races that they do not encounter for the rest of the season at this uniquely undulating course.

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Horse Racing Fixtures 2020

Here you can find a comprehensive list of horse racing fixtures for 2020. Our horse racing calendar highlights the biggest horse racing fixtures throughout the year. Including dates for the Cheltenham Festival, Royal Ascot and the Grand National.

Our horse racing fixture list includes all the big UK racing. You’ll never miss your favourite races ever again.

Horse Racing Calendar 2020

Racing Event Race Date Race Venue Live Streaming
Cheltenham Festival 2020 – Champion Day 1 10 March ’20 Cheltenham, UK horse racing betting tips
Cheltenham Festival 2020 – Ladies Day 2 11 March ’20 Cheltenham, UK horse racing betting tips
Cheltenham Festival 2020 – St. Patrick’s Thursday – Day 3 12 March ’20 Cheltenham, UK horse racing betting tips
Cheltenham Festival 2020 – Gold Cup Day 4 13 March ’20 Cheltenham, UK horse racing betting tips
The Grand National 2020 04 April ’20 Aintree, UK
Coral Scottish Grand National Meeting 2020 17-18 April ’20 Ayr, UK horse racing betting tips
Boodles May Festival 2020 05-07 May ’20 Chester, UK horse racing betting tips
Royal Ascot 2020 16-20 June ’20 Ascot, UK horse racing betting tips
Qatar Goodwood Festival 2020 28-01 August ’20 Goodwood, UK horse racing betting tips
Ebor Meeting 2020 19-22 August ’20 York, UK horse racing betting tips
St Leger Festival 2020 09-12 September ’20 Doncaster, UK horse racing betting tips
William Hill Ayr Gold Cup 2020 19-21 September ’20 Ayr, UK horse racing betting tips
Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe 2020 4 October ’20 Longchamp, France horse racing betting tips
British Champions Day 2020 18 October ’20 Ascot, UK horse racing betting tips
Autumn Afternoon Meeting 2020 24-25 October ’20 Doncaster, UK horse racing betting tips
Melbourne Cup 2020 3 November ’20 Flemington, Aus horse racing betting tips
Breeders Cup 2020 6-7 November ’20 Keeneland, USA horse racing betting tips

Racing Event


Read the Cheltenham Festival Betting GuideRead the Cheltenham Betting Guide
Read the Grand National Betting GuideRead the Grand National Betting Guide

Read the Royal Ascot Betting GuideRead the Royal Ascot Betting Guide


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