Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Tips

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Champions Hurdle Day 1 Tips

Above you’ll find all of our tips for Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival. Our team has been watching the form of all of the horses that are racing in the 7 races on Tuesday. This has helped us to formulate our Cheltenham Day 1 tips on this page.

Our tips for each race give you our picks and reasoning for choosing each horse on the first day. We take into account the recent form of the jockey, trainer and horse itself as well as other things such as value offered and weather conditions to bring you our best Cheltenham day one 1 tips.

Tips for Day 1’s racing

Supreme Novices Hurdle Tips - 13:30 (1:30)

The opener at the Cheltenham festival is one of the most highly anticipated races of the festival. Our supreme novices hurdle tips reflect the competitive nature of this race.

Arkle Challenge Trophy Tips - 14:10 (2:10)

For the second race of Cheltenham Festival Day one, we provide our Arkle Challenge Trophy Tips to ensure you have the best chance at securing a winning horse.

Handicap Steeple Chase Tips - 14:50 (2:50)

This extremely competitive handicap chase is run over 3 miles and a furlong. Our handicap steeplechase tips will hopefully help you decide on which horse has the best chance.

Champion Hurdle Tips - 15:30 (3:30)

The main feature race of the day, the Champion Hurdle is the one everyone wants a winner in. Our Champion Hurdle Tips give you the best chance of making that happen.

Mares Hurdle Tips - 16:10 (4:10)

Our Mares Hurdle tips will help you look past the drama of this race and see our favourite pick along with the reasons why we feel the horse will be successful.

Novices Handicap Chase Tips - 16:50 (4:50)

Another very competitive race, the Novices Handicap Chase is one of those races that is hard to predict. We try to do with our Novices Handicap Chase Tips.

National Hunt Chase Tips - 17:30 (5:30)

One of the longer races of the day at 3 miles, there is a lot of potential for outsiders to perform in this one. Our National Hunt Chase Tips will help you pick the horse with the best chance and price.

Champions Hurdle Tips

The main feature race of day 1 at Cheltenham is the Champions Hurdle. This Grade 1 National Hunt hurdle race takes place at 13:30 on day 1 meaning it is the middle race with three before it and three races after. With it being such a big race in the calendar everyone is looking to land a winner for it. That’s why we’ll be providing our Champions Hurdle Tips on this page along with the rest of our Cheltenham day 1 tips.

To see the live odds for this race head over to our specific Champions Hurdle Odds page for better insight into how the odds look across the field.

Selecting our bets for Cheltenham Day 1

Our team has been constantly watching the form of the horses that will be taking part in day 1’s racing during the run-up to the festival. This has given us a clear idea of which horses are in form, which are looking competitive and which horses may be priced well. We have then used this knowledge to bring you our top day 1 Cheltenham Festival Tips giving you the best chance at securing a winning bet on the first day of the festival.

Getting Free Bets for Cheltenham Day 1

The opening day of the Cheltenham Festival is by far one of the best days to unlock your free bets. The reason for this is that you are able to get access to your free bets early with some of the different bookmakers. This means the free bets that you accumulated on day one of the Cheltenham Festival will be available for use on each of the other festival days.

You can use the tips on this page to help you select your bets for day one. If you’re looking for tips for what to use your bets on for the rest of the festival then check out our tips pages for the rest of the days:

Multiples bets for Cheltenham Day 1

Finding the best price

If you’re looking to place a bet on our Cheltenham day 1 tips then it may be beneficial to see all of the odds for the day in one place. By heading over to our Cheltenham odds page and selecting a race from day one you’ll be presented with a live odds grid displaying all of the competing odds from the UK’s top bookmakers.

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