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Each and every day of the racing year we bring you a bumper NAPs table to give you the inside scoop on all the plays you’ll need that day.
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Don’t know what a NAPs table is? We’ll tell you! It’s an independently run competition involving the cream of the British and Irish racing press whose positions in the table are based on their profits to Level Stakes. And just like all sports competitions worldwide, those doing best are towards the top of the table.
So, we decided to put that golden guide to the test and use it to steer you towards what could be a savvy Lucky 15 (4 horses, 15 bets). The four you’ll see below are the selections of some of the top-performing tipsters in the table. Let’s get to the bets…
This looks very competitive with several runners of interest. Inexplicable, Shyjack, Masham Moor and Cashel all feature in calculations but the really interesting one is MASQOOL. He had a bit up his sleeve when winning here eight days ago and a 3lb rise is unlikely to prove beyond him. Inexplicable is second choice.
It’s hard to believe a horse who has won his last seven starts won’t be sent off favourite but that looks a distinct possibility here as the prolific Glenquin Castle takes on ARDHILL. The Gordon Elliott-trained 7yo looked a reformed character at Ascot when he laughed at his handicap mark and he is fancied to defy a 19lb rise in Ireland. Irish Grand National winner Freewheelin Dylan runs here off a 33lb lower mark relative to his chase rating and the fact it is hard to see him being heavily involved speaks volumes about the competitiveness of the contest.
An interesting sprint with Aberama Gold, Astro Jakk, Fauvette and Louie De Palma all having something to recommend them. HELLO ME is developing into a very useful performer on synthetic surfaces, though, and she can take another step up the ladder today.
The Gordon Elliott-trained mare Burn The Evidence has been placed the last twice and sets a good form standard, but the newcomer TFOU very much catches the eye. He was bought for 180,000euros and his trainer Nicky Richards has won the last two runnings of this with Ribble Valley and Castle Rushen, who subsequently achieved RPRs of 147 and 135 respectively.
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