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Welcome to NTF

Hello and a warm NTF welcome to all fellow racing enthusiasts.

Amazingly Narrowing The Field (NTF) now rolls into it's EIGHTH season! The main reason behind that is you guys, the loyal NTF readership. If you are visiting NTF for the first time today then I sincerely hope you become one of the many racing fans who make NTF a regular stop during the National Hunt season.   Horse Racing has been my passion from a young age, and I have been in this business in a professional capacity for over 15 years - long enough to see how my passion continues to innovate and provide fresh new challenges every day. The biggest was most obviously the proliferation of the internet into the world of horse racing, and the arrival of betting exchanges and online betting sites, which briefly threatened to turn everything on its head. NTF has evolved through each passing season and will continue to evolve to make sure it stays ahead of the game. One thing has remained constant, however, and that is my desire to provide you with the best in-depth, alternative and unique analysis that I can possibly produce. 

Essentially there are two main areas to NTF.

The first is the free Blog. Here I will provide many various and informative posts to try and make your journey through the bumpy National Hunt game as smooth as possible. I'm always keen for you guys to share your opinions so please don't be shy, drop a comment and leave your opinions whenever you feel the want or need to.

The second area is the NTF Members Area. This is the subscription service area of the website and this is where I cover all the top races on the National Hunt calendar using my unique blend of Dosage and Race Trends analysis. I cover these contests in great depth, looking at the races from an alternative and unique angle to provide detailed analysis and alternative thinking as I aim to pinpoint the likely winners as well as value outsider selections. Also in the NTF Members Area is the exclusive NTF Trend Horses. The Trend Horses have been in development for a couple of seasons and are an exciting full-time addition to the service for the 2016/17 season. When I’m using this type of analysis I’m not necessarily looking for a horse to tick all the boxes/positive conditions I have highlighted and, as always, I’m using it as a guide to help me assess a horse’s overall chances in any given race. Full members will be receiving a guide containing upwards of 80 Trend Horses at the start of the season, with more being added throughout the campaign. Members also received in-depth weekend notes each and every Monday of the season and the major festivals are also covered by my exhaustively researched 'Mini-Angles'.

Please feel free to take a scout around the website and if you haven’t already done so then please join the FREE updates list above which will keep you up to date with all of my racing news, views and analysis. You will also gain access to multiple free racing guides (National Hunt AND Flat) and you will also be in line for discounted sign-ups to any of my two racing services (NTF & BDH).

Also please feel free to drop me an email at ben@narrowing-the-field.co.uk if you have any questions at all.

Thanks for dropping in and I hope you enjoy the 2016/17 National Hunt season with the aid of NTF.

Happy Punting - Ben (NTF)

Sample Downloads

Here are some sample race guides which reflect the high quality information you can experience as a full NTF member.

Click here for further FREE NTF guides

  • 2015 Bet365 Gold Cup Day Analysis

  • 2014 Cheltenham Festival - Day 1 Analysis

  • 2014 Irish Hennessy Gold Cup Analysis

  • 2013 Hennessy Gold Cup Analysis

Customer Testimonials

Brilliant! The most profitable National Hunt Season I have had. Shame it's coming to a close! Already looking forward to BDH and next season's NTF.  Cheers Ben. 

G Thompson

Just wanted to thank you for all your efforts with your service and compliment you on last Saturdays selections. Bloody Genius! It was just one of those epic days!

R Neville

I’m sure I’m just one of many to congratulate you on the advice to follow Problema Tic, not only in terms of citing the horse but also nominating the race he may well win!!
Despite my personal reservations about his recent form, I couldn’t let him go unbacked given your insight and understanding how the Pipe team can execute a plan.
This is not a tipping service but a real insight to the optimum conditions when a horse may perform to its best.
Regards - Gary

Now this is why we sign up, well done Ben your analysis has paid off today mate and I tip my hat to you sir.

Nice e/w on Grumetti, big win on Hey Big Spender then the icing on the cake a massive e/w touch on the Henderson animal in my favourite race of the year (Triole D'Alene - Hennessy Gold Cup).

Happy days indeed!!!!


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