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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 six 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.


Selection Tips Winners Winning % Stakes Profit % Return
Daily Nap 2,832 1,018 35.95% 2,832 212.47 7.50%
Value Angle 2,709 432 15.95% 2,709 364.05 13.44%
TOTAL 5,541 1,450 26.17% 5,541 576.52 10.40%

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


Date Track Time Horse Price
TODAY’S TIP 25th February 2020 Lingfield 2.30 Believe in Love 4.0
TOMORROW’S TIP 26th February 2020 Southwell 2.35 Brooklyn Boy 1.8

Today’s Daily Nap analysis by Stephen Harris

Roger Varian’s unexposed filly improved dramatically for a switch to handicaps when just touched off over this course and distance last time out, and is expected to get off the mark back at Lingfield on Tuesday. She was impeded and lost her place over two furlongs out there, eventually finishing strongly when seeing daylight, and can improve past some more experienced campaigners with more luck here.

Daily Nap Results – Horse Racing Betting Tips – February 2020

Date Horse Price Result
24th February 2020 Watheer 4.0 2nd
23rd February 2020 Echo Watt 2.0 WON
22nd February 2020 Song For Someone 3.50 WON
21st February 2020 Fair Warning 5.0 3rd
20th February 2020 Godfather 6.0 WON
19th February 2020 Kasbaan 17.0 Unplaced
18th February 2020 Hong King Dragon NR
17th February 2020 Tebay 2.60 3rd
16th February 2020 All Yours 5.0 Unplaced
15th February 2020 Copperhead 5.50 WON
14th February 2020 Emraan 2.50 WON
13th February 2020 Garsman 4.0 WON
12th February 2020 Adjutant 3.0 2nd
11th February 2020 Watheer 4.0 2nd
10th February 2020 Fraser Island 2.50 2nd
9th February 2020 Lofty NR
8th February 2020 Mack The Man 11.0 Fell
7th February 2020 Stagiaire 6.0 Unplaced
6th February 2020 Cash N Carrie NR
5th February 2020 Mulzim 2.10 WON
4th February 2020 A Go Go 7.50 Unplaced
3rd February 2020 Goobinator 1.70 WON
2nd February 2020 Northofthewall 3.75 WON
1st February 2020 Ayr Harbour 3.25 WON

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

Today’s Value Angle


Date Track Time Horse Price
TODAY’S TIP 25th February 2020 Lingfield 3.00 Thechildrenstrust 7.0
TOMORROW’S TIP 26th February 2020 Southwell 2.05 Final Legacy 4.0

Today’s Value analysis by Stephen Harris

Gary Moore’s handicapper has hinted over a mile here recently that a step up to 1m2f should suit him, and he should go very close in this weak looking contest on the polytrack. He saw no daylight at all last time out at a crucial time (before charging home from a poor position), and seems to be coming to his peak at the right time for his astute connections.

Value Angle Results – Horse Racing Betting Tips – February 2020

Date Horse Price Result
24th February 2020 Big Impact 3.0 WON
23rd February 2020 Monsieur Lecoq 6.0 Unplaced
22nd February 2020 Whatmore 13.0 4th
21st February 2020 Dream Magic 17.0 2nd
20th February 2020 Young Tiger 5.50 3rd
19th February 2020 Sweet Marmalade 6.50 Unplaced
18th February 2020 Poeta Brasileira 4.0 Unplaced
17th February 2020 Cheng Gong 4.0 Unplaced
16th February 2020 Vampish 17.0 Unplaced
15th February 2020 Eden Du Houx 7.50 3rd
14th February 2020 Master Burbidge 5.0 2nd
13th February 2020 Rinty Macginty 11.0 Unplaced
12th February 2020 Bedtime Bella 5.0 3rd
11th February 2020 Fieldsman 5.50 Unplaced
10th February 2020 Darebin NR
9th February 2020 Moonraker NR
8th February 2020 One For The Team 5.50 WON
7th February 2020 Final Legacy 7.0 WON
6th February 2020 Kadrizzi 15.0 Unplaced
5th February 2020 Latent Heat 5.0 Unplaced
4th February 2020 You Dont Own Me 8.0 Unplaced
3rd February 2020 Gatacre Street 8.0 Unplaced
2nd February 2020 Ashutor 3.25 2nd
1st February 2020 Utopiad Lad 5.50 3rd

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

Video Analysis

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Why should you follow our horse racing betting tips?

Daily Nap


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.

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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 horse racing betting tips
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
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

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