Talking Horses Tuesday October 5th 2021

Well done Jakebuckfast whose nap Indefatigable, advised at 15/8 won (SP 13/8). Jake also has a Sunday winner to be credited on the Hitlist Nuts Well napped @ 4/1 (SP 5/1). You’re in fine form Jake.

And well done David who napped Miquelon who won at 6/4 ( advised 11/8). DN too remains in form with Space Blues, a Sunday winning nap at 3/1. Good work, DN

The blog’s nap was unplaced.

If I’ve missed anyone, please give me a shout via the Winners thread.

The blog’s Tuesday nap is Bridge Native in the 4.05 Galway at 9/2 BOG.

As ever, please leave your naps/tips by making a comment below. All welcome, especially newcomers; just enter a name when asked so we know who is who. No prizes, but it’s good fun here among some seasoned punters, most of whom spent years commenting at The Guardian on the original Talking Horses forum, which has now been heavily cut back.

If you tip a winner, please use the Winners thread to highlight your result and we’ll put you on the Hitlist next day. There is a Winners Thread for each month.

What This Blog Is For

As mentioned above this long-running Steeplechasing blog was adapted in a hurry when The Guardian announced they were cutting back on their (usually) daily Talking Horses section. Many punters had gathered there over the years to exchange ideas and fancies. Part of the adapting we had to do at the start of this blog was restricting this daily main article to tips/naps, while we found our feet regarding house rules, moderation and stuff like that.

We are now in a position to open this main daily article to all subjects. It can be very enjoyable when something is latched onto by our knowledgeable, quick-witted posters as they indulge in wordplay and jousting. We still want tips of course, from those who want to tip. It’s by no means an obligation.

If you do post a tip/nap, just include it with whatever subject you are discussing, preferably at the foot of your post. So long as you remember to come back after a winner and put the details of that win in the monthly Winners Thread, then we can include you on the Hitlist in the next day’s main article.

General guidance: No swearing, please. We’re not prudes, it’s just that there is wide scope in the swearword lexicon and we do not have moderators (and hope we’ll never need them). Also, please keep discussions on politics and religion to The Lounge section, though brief references to these subjects in the main article are not forbidden.

Thanks for looking in. If you are betting, especially if you follow our tipsters, good luck with your bets, but please bear in mind that this is meant to be ‘fun’. There are many wise heads posting tips here and we haven’t yet gone a day without somebody tipping a winner. But never bet more than you can afford to lose. Small stakes can still produce wide smiles.

All the best


  1. My nap was going to be in the 5.20 at Hunt and not one Jake picked – so i’ll return with another! The going is already producing a far bunch of NR’s today so maybe a later pick is best anyway


    1. Hopefully haven’t picked the wrong Chamings runner/Probert ride at Brighton (small stable in v good form -top jockey just gave him another winner with Pitchcombe, his own second on the card. Probes also has a good chance Wisper later.


      1. Yup as I guessed and Wisper hosed up, clearly liking the soft ground more…one of those tipping days! Well done to DN and good luck to connections of 🇦🇺🌚 tomorrow!


  2. Nice Galway tips from both Joe and DN. Well done – I’m rarely on Irish tips, missed these too – unfortunately for me!


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