Cheltenham Day 1 Tips

Day One of the 2021 Cheltenham Festival marks the start of the greatest show on Turf, with stellar Grade 1 races on Champion Day such as the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at 13:30 and the Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy. 

Experience the roar and get in on the thrill of Cheltenham with our expert tips for each of the Festival races taking place on Tuesday, 9th March 2021.

Tuesday Cheltenham Tips & News

Cheltenham Races Day 1 - Champion Day (Tuesday 9th March 2021)

  • Date Race Name Prize Money Distance Track

Cheltenham Day 1 Results

Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Final Results (2020)

Cheltenham Day 1 RacesWinner2nd Place3rd PlaceWatch Replays
13:30 Supreme Novices' HurdleShishkin (6/1)Abacadabras (11/4 2nd Fav)Chantry House (15/2)
14:10 Arkle ChasePut The Kettle on (16/1)Fakir D'Oudairies (3/1 2nd Fav)Rouge Vif (9/1)
14:50 Handicap ChaseThe Conditional (15/2)Kildisart (10/1)Discorama (11/2 Jt Fav)
15:30 Champion HurdleEpatante (2/1 Fav)Sharjah (16/1)Darver Star (17/2)
16:10 Mares' HurdleHoneysuckle (9/4)Benie Des Dieux (4/6 F)Elfie (16/1)
16:50 Novices Handicap ChaseImperial Aura (4/1 Jt F)Galvin (4/1 Jt F)Hold The Note (10/1)
17:30 National Hunt ChaseRavenhill (12/1)Lord Du Mesnil (11/2 2nd F)Lamanver Pippin (33/1)

2021 Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Tips

We've covered the feature race on day one, the 2021 Champion Hurdle here. Read our preview and get our 7/1 ante-post selection.

Cheltenham Festival Day 1 FAQs

When is the 2021 Cheltenham Festival going to be run?

The 2021 Cheltenham Festival starts at 13:30 on Tuesday, 9th March 2021, starting with the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, and finishes on Friday, 16th March 2021 after the Gold Cup.

How can I stream the races at the 2021 Cheltenham Festival?

There are many bookmakers that allow you to watch Cheltenham races live once you have placed a bet on it. We have a favourite betting site that we use, as they also stream pretty much every other sport in the world.

What is the first race on Day One of the Cheltenham Festival?

The Festival kicks off with the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at 13:30 on Tuesday, March 16th 2021. 

How loud is the Cheltenham Roar?

Ruby Walsh once said: "The Cheltenham roar is like nothing else in National Hunt racing. It's that bit louder. That bit more boisterous". In fact, the Cheltenham Roar is 119 decibels.