Lucky 15 Tips Today: Friday’s best bets from across the tracks using our NAPs table

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Friday’s Lucky 15 Tips

14:55 Fontwell – Up The Straight
15:10 Hexham – Blended Stealth
17:05 Ascot – Lethal Nymph
17:15 Fontwell – Belgarum

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change.

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.

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) today. The four you’ll see below are the selections of some of the top-performing tipsters in the Table. Let’s get to the picks…

14:55 Fontwell – Up The Straight (Daily Record)

Unanswered Prayers started last season well and remains open to further improvement as a chaser, but UP THE STRAIGHT should have a big say on ground he likes. He would probably have won this 12 months ago had he not idled in the closing stages and that was on the back of a similar absence. Sacre Coeur is preferred of the others.

15:10 Hexham – Blended Stealth (Racing Post)

The Longest Day has won his last two races and could plausibly have further improvement to come but he has something to prove on slow ground and preference is for BLENDED STEALTH. Lizzie Quinlan’s 6yo didn’t fire at Cartmel last time but he kept on well for third over 2m4f on his stable debut and looks well worth another crack at this sort of trip.

17:05 Ascot – Lethal Nymph (The Sun)

Clive Cox has two strong candidates in a competitive sprint. Redemption Time bumped into the progressive Dark Trooper over C&D last month and should be competitive again but preference is for last year’s clearcut winner, his stablemate LETHAL NYMPH, who signalled a return to form when runner-up at the St Leger meeting. Ascot regular Rohaan is a major danger, while at the other end of the weights Yaaser ought to make his presence felt too. 3yos Tough Enough and English Oak, the latter taking a significant drop in distance, are others to consider.

17:15 Fontwell – Belgarum (Telegraph)

Sami Bear was doing well when last sighted and should go well along with last year’s winner Beat The Heat who tuned up for this with a win on the Flat. Another who might feature is BELGARUM, who has had wind surgery since making a solid start to his life handicaps back in the spring.

Friday’s Lucky 15 Tips

14:55 Fontwell – Up The Straight
15:10 Hexham – Blended Stealth
17:05 Ascot – Lethal Nymph
17:15 Fontwell – Belgarum

*All prices are bang up to date with our snazzy widgets, while odds in copy are accurate at time of publishing but subject to change.

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