2021 Cheltenham Festival Day One Tips

The opening day of the Cheltenham Festival is known as Champion's Day, and will take place on Tuesday 16th March in 2021.

The Champion Hurdle is the main event on day one's card. There are also three further Grade Ones in the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, the Arkle Challenge Trophy and the Mares' Hurdle.

The historic National Hunt Chase also takes place on day one, along with the Ultima Handicap Chase and the Close Brother's Handicap for novice chasers.

2021 Cheltenham Festival Day One Card

Time
Title
Status
Distance
1:30pm Supreme Novices' Hurdle Grade One2m
2:10pm Arkle Challenge Trophy Novice's Chase Grade One 2m
2:50pm Ultima Handicap Chase Grade Three Handicap3m
3:30pm Champion Hurdle Grade One 2m
4:10pm Mares' Hurdle Grade One 2m 4f
4:50pm Northern Trust Novices' Handicap Chase Listed Handicap 2m 4f
5:30pm National Hunt Chase Grade Two3m 6f

2020 Cheltenham Festival Day One Results

Time
Title
Winner
1:30pm Supreme Novices' Hurdle Shishkin
2:10pm Arkle Challenge Trophy Novice's Chase Put the Kettle On
2:50pm Ultima Handicap Chase The Conditional
3:30pm Champion Hurdle Epatante
4:10pm Mares' Hurdle Honeysuckle
4:50pm Northern Trust Novices' Handicap Chase Imperial Aura
5:30pm National Hunt Chase Ravenhill