What is the "nap" in betting?
Mystery Hour QuestionEvery newspaper has a racing tipster, who recommends horses of the day and the top horse is the ďnapĒ. What does ďnapĒ mean?
** Definitive **
Name: Stephen, Horse-sham
Qualification: Misplaced childhood
Answer: As with most things in gambling, itís French in origin. Itís from a card game called Napoleon, where the best hand you can have is called a Napoleon, shortened to a nap.