Templegate Tips Royal Ascot: today and tomorrow

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The Sun’s Steve Mullen aka Templegate brings you his tips for today and tomorrow’s tips from the 2024 Royal Ascot Festival.

All eyes will be on the Ascot in Berkshire which is sure to be as popular as ever.

Here are The Sun tipster Templegate’s tips for each day at Aintree.

Grand National 2024

Templegate’s tips refers to the tipping of certain horses on the the Aintree Grand National. Templegate is Steve Mullen, which writes for The Sun Newspaper.

The Sun’s tips will appear 24hrs before the race.

Templegate’s tips for Cheltenham 2024 (released 5PM Mon 13th March)

Templegate tips Wednesday 15th

  • 1.30: Ballymore Novices – CHAMP KIELY 8/1
  • 2.10: Novices’ Chase THE REAL WHACKER – 11/2
  • 2.50: Coral Cup Hurdle – FIL DOR 16/1
  • 3.30: Champion Chase –  EDWARDSTONE 6/4
  • 4.10: Cross Country Chase – DELTA WORK 16/4
  • 4.50: Grand Annual – ANDY DUFRESNE 13/2
  • 5.20: Champion Bumper – A DREAM TO SHARE 4/1

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  • 1.30: Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle – IL ETAIT TEMPS 9/2
  • 2.10: Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices’ Chase – EL FABIOLO – 6/4
  • 2.50: Ultima Handicap Chase ITV1 – REMASTERED 25/1
  • 3.30: Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy – CONSTITUTION HILL 4/11
  • 4.10: Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle – EPATANTE 15/2
  • 4.50: The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle – PERSEUS WAY 12/1
  • 5.20: The Ukraine Appeal National Hunt Challenge Cup – GAILLARD DU MESNIL 10/11

There however plenty of horse racing tipsters in the UK media who have a history and wealth of knowledge that must be respected.


Templegate normally published his tips on the Saturday morning. He does in depth analysis of the featured card which is broadcast on ITV Racing.


Templegate also has a huge range of in-depth features and analysis on tomorrow’s racing card, which are all accessible from The Sun newspaper online.

Here you can easily find out bookies’ prices for each horse with just a quick click, helping you make informed decisions.

Punchestown Festival

The Punchestown Festival is one of the most well known and intriguing events in the jump racing calender – billed as the Irish version of the famous Festival.

Templegate also includes Cheltenham Festival free bets for punters to use on each race.

The Sun’s Templegate has picked out his best bets and selections at the Punchestown Festival on day four.

In the feature race on day four, the €250,000 JLT Novice Chase, templegate is backing Envoi Allen to continue his unbeaten run.

The six-year-old has won all seven of his starts over fences, including two at Grade One level, and Templegate believes he has what it takes to make it eight out of eight.

In the Grade Three Beginners Chase over two miles and five furlongs, Templegate is backing Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle fifth Tintangle to bounce back from that disappointing run at Cheltenham and get back to winning ways.

NAP tip of the day?

Templegate’s NAP of the day is often featured in the Sun newspaper every morning.

Templegate studies the meetings of the day and you can find a detailed analysis and a bet for each race at each of the major horse racing courses in the UK.

The NAP (which basically relates to Templegate’s best bet of the day) is highlighted in his tipster column.

You can also find the placepot results for today selections online through the Sun Newspaper website.

What Does NB mean?

NB is a term used frequently in horse racing and it refers to ‘Next Best’. It is not the most fancied bet of the day but it should go close.

So you should always take notice of the NB selection by Templegate as this selection should have a good chance of doing well in the race.

What does templegate’s treble mean?

We are all used to backing the NAP, or the next best, well, you can add another horse into that mix, which would make up the Templegate treble.

This is three selections put into one ‘accumulator’ sort of bet which forms one main bet for the customer.

Of course, these types of bets have the bigger returns however they come up at pretty long odds as of course, all three selections need to win if you are to take home your winnings from the bookies.

Who is the horse tipster behind Templegate?

The horse racing tipster behind Templegate is a guy called Steve Mullen. Steve has been a prominent member in the horse racing fraternity and as such comes highly respected.

Steve, or his Templegate persona has decades of experience on tipping horses and as such is followed by the majority of horse racing punters in the UK.

Steve publishes his tips from all the major horse racing meetings in the UK and his Cheltenham Festival tips analysis and Grand National form guides should not be missed, especially on Saturdays when you have the main racing on the TV.

Check the ITV racing schedule for information on which races will be broadcast. Make sure you make a note his selections around the major race meetings.

Templegate believes that the best horse will win the race not necessarily the one at the most popular price.

He will try to be different and sometimes this can work in his favour & at other times he gets it wrong.

New for the 2024/2025 racing season, you can update your Templegate tip-sheets to a brand new look.

You’ll find it easier than ever before to get all of Templegate’s day-to-day Nap, General and Totepool selections as well as his ever popular weekend previews, in a newly designed tip-sheet available on The Sun website.


Templegate will publish the latest tips for Haydock racing on the morning of the meeting. These will be in the physical copy of The Sun newspaper or featured in the online version which can be found at TheSun.co.uk.

Because the Grand National is right round the corner. With that in mind, The Sun Racing team has put together a complete star-rated guide to every single horse in this weekend’s race – with tips from top tipster Steve Mullen too.

Sun Racing’s Templegate gives his top tip for the 2022 Grand National, including his ratings out of five stars.

The Sun Racing team have gone through every runner and rated them star by star for you.

Pick your winner with our special Grand National sweepstake, which includes races going back to 1898 – over 100 years of great jumps racing.

Sun Horse Racing Tips today

Templegate offers special tips for every UK and Irish race. He is the Sun’s expert tipster who analyses the runners, sifts through the form and combines with racing knowledge gives you the best bets.

The Sun have have assembled a team of experts including sports journalists, statistical experts and horse trainers to bring you an unrivalled horse racing service.

Cheltenham Festival

Templegate at the Cheltenham Festival is your one-stop-shop for Cheltenham tips and feature betting articles, the ultimate guide to finding value bets at the Festival.

A team of seasoned professional tipsters work hard to unearth the best bets for every race as well as bring you a free Cheltenham tips service that includes highlights on free bets and non-runner no bet concessions.

If you are having a day out and are out to enjoy the racing then Templegate is an ideal place to get some reasoned research and selections quickly and efficiently.

Of course, nothing is certain in horse racing and use tips in a responsible manner and at your own discretion.

Who is Templegate the Sun?

Templegate is Steve Mullen, who has decades of experience tipping horses. He is a journalist who works at the Sun Newspaper in the United Kingdom.

Whats a NAP in horse racing?

A NAP is the selection that a horse racing tipsters decides is his best bet in a race. It is more often than not the favourite to win a race.

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