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Up to date analysis of our tipsters' performance.

Gold Cup triumph helps Templegate reach the top

07/04/2018

With nine winners from 27 selections, Templegate of the Sun, headed the March Napcheckers’ list. A 14-point return secured top placing with Rob Wright of the Times finishing second on 11.9 points. Racing Post Spotlight were third on 8.3 poin...

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Robin Goodfellow leads the way

05/03/2018

ROBIN GOODFELLOW LEADS THE WAY Two months into the new year and week before the start of the Cheltenham Festival. Is there any better time of year for fans of racing? Of course, it helps if you begin the festival with money in the bank, and fol...

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Tipsters' trainers - a route to profit?

06/02/2018

One of the most useful features of Napchecker’s Advanced Option facility is the chance to forensically examine tipster’s records when tipping or napping runners ridden by a particular jockey or from a named stable. I was particularly i...

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Racing Post retain Napchecker crown

06/01/2018

It was a case of déjà vu at the top of the Napchecker naps table, as Racing Post’s Ratings Service became the first service to win back-to-back titles, posting an overall profit of 36.8 points, just two less than last year&rsqu...

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Sheffield Star pundit steals November glory

07/12/2017

With 13 winning naps, Fortunatus ran out a convincing winner of the November Napchecker naps challenge. A 16.1-point yield put the Sheffield Star’s pundit well ahead of Marlborough of The Telegraph, with West Tip (Western Morning News), The ...

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16/1 Related wins the day for Postdata

06/11/2017

Thanks to the success of 16/1 Related at Kempton on 24 October, Racing Post’s Postdata finished top of the October Napchecker table. Farringdon of the Morning Star claimed second with a 7.8-point profit, one point ahead of Marlbrough of the ...

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Maximising yields from regional tipsters

09/10/2017

One aspect of Napcheckers that I have found intriguing is the frequency of winning naps at local tracks by tipsters from regional papers. Was this, I wondered, a lucrative path to pursue, or would the trail lead nowhere? It was, of course, entirel...

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Prestbury Park success steers Marlborough to August glory

08/09/2017

Marlborough of the Daily Telegraph headed the August Napchecker table with a near 38% strike-rate. Racing Post Postdata claimed second place, ahead of West Tip of the Western Morning News, Glendale of The Scotsman, Patrick Weaver of the Daily Star...

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Big-priced winning naps helps to dispel myth

06/08/2017

The notion that newspaper tipsters rarely nap big-priced selections was exposed as a piece of rank nonsense last month as winning 22/1 and 16/1 naps helped Racing Post Ratings and Farringdon of the Morning Star post impressive July profits. Racing...

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Goodfellow's dream start earns June Toptipsters' crown

05/07/2017

Five winning naps out of nine at the start of June gave Robin Goodellow a dream start to the month, and with a further five successes, The Daily Mail’s napster claimed monthly honours with a 21.9-point yield. The Scotsman’s Glendale wa...

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Wright moves to the top of the table

08/06/2017

Wright moves to the top of the table Rob Wright of The Times enjoyed a lucrative May, finishing top of the naps table for the month with a fulsome 26.4-point profit. Wright finished ahead of Garry Owen of the Daily Record, Robin Goodfellow of t...

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Aintree Racetrack Facts and Betting Tips

11/05/2017

​In any other racetrack around the world you can easily select a few favorite contenders and in 4 out of 5 times those favorites will end as winners or in the 5 top places. This is not the case at Aintree, especially during the Grand National, wer...

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Spotlight heads the April charge

06/05/2017

Thanks to an end-of-month winning spree, Racing Post’s Spotlight finished top of the April Napchecker naps table with a handsome 29.9-point yield. Spotlight had to fight off the persistent Marlborough of the Daily Telegraph, who secured eigh...

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Tully East steers The Times to March glory

06/04/2017

Rob Wright of The Times and the Blackpool Gazette’s Simpson fought a terrific battle for the honour of finishing top of the March naps list, with the Thunderer’s tipster prevailing by the narrowest of margins – a mere 0.2 of a po...

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The Western Morning News delivers February nest egg

06/03/2017

February proved to be lucrative month with the top seven tipsters in the naps table posting profits. The table was headed by West Tip of the Western Morning News. His 8.4-point gain was enough to deny Simpson of the Blackpool Gazette with The Dail...

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Bookmaker steers Farringdon to January glory

08/02/2017

Bookmaker steers Farringdon to January glory It’s not often that a bookmaker comes to the assistance of a tipster, but that was certainly the case last month, as the Bookmaker in question, a John Bridger-trained gelding, delivered the goo...

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Racing Post Ratings win 2016 Napchecker crown

08/01/2017

With a seven winner December haul, Racing Post Ratings maintained their lead at the head of the Napchecker Naps table, securing the 2016 title with an overall 39-point profit to SP. The Daily Telegraph’s Marlborough claimed second positon, l...

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November Napster list headed by The Guardian

08/12/2016

There was a thrilling conclusion to the fight to claim first place in the November tips table. Three tipsters, The Guardian, Farringdon of the Morning Star and Rob Wright of The Times, were separated by just 1.4 points after 30-days of intense com...

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A Special October for Goodfellow and Racing Post Ratings

08/11/2016

For two newspaper tipsters, October was a month to relish: The Daily Mail’s Robin Goodfellow posted a 59.2-point profit on all tips proffered during the month (that was a total of 796), while The Racing Post’s Ratings recorded a 43.6-p...

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Wondering Which Tipsters to Follow this Winter?

10/10/2016

With the temperature dropping and the days getting shorter, it’s time to turn our attention to the jumpers. All the big stables have started flexing their muscles in preparation for a slog that with culminate in Cheltenham, Aintree and Punch...

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Regionals dominate August Napchecker table

12/09/2016

As any serious punter will know, the search for suitable bets is a time consuming activity. So anything that will make this process easier must be welcomed. This is particularly true at the moment with bookmakers teasing us with enhanced odds offe...

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How to make Profits at the Big Racing Festivals

08/08/2016

The racing year is given structure by the big festival meetings with Cheltenham and Aintree catering for the jumpers, and Royal Ascot, Glorious Goodwood and York’s Ebor meeting providing top Flat action. With the last of the year’s big...

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Nap Time - Who was hot in June

10/07/2016

Nap Time – whose was hot in June? June was another productive month for Farringdon of the Morning Star. Thanks to winners of the calibre of 16/1 Classic Seniority (York, 10 June) and 10/1 Intense Style (Doncaster, 12 June) Farringdon head...

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Nutting Over the Moon Following 14/1 Epsom glory

11/06/2016

2016 is fast becoming the year of major pay-outs for Gary Nutting. The 14/1 success of Smugglers’ Moon at Epsom on Oaks Day was the latest big-priced winning nap curtesy of the Sunday Mirror’s tipster. Brian Meehan’s charge follo...

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Tipsters hit form - and Newsboy heads the list

11/05/2016

The Daily Mirror’s Newsboy has made a rousing start to May, posting a 17.3point profit on all tips logged during the first nine days of the month with a win strike-rate of more than 31%. The 16/1 Market Rasen success of novice chaser Sirius ...

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Farrington to the fore! A run of six winning naps out of nine

18/04/2016

Farrington to the fore A run of six winning naps out of nine enabled Farringdon to rise to the top of the latest 30-day Napchecker table. The Morning Star’s tipster currently boasts a 37 point profit for the 30-day period between 14 Ma...

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