The Cheltenham Festival gets underway on Tuesday 12th March and horse racing betting odds are now live on every race.

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Punters looking for Day 1 tips at the Festival can find our free horse racing tips live on the blog – fingers crossed we back a few winners!

Cheltenham Day 1 Tips:

  • Supreme Novices Hurdle

  • Arkle Novices Chase

  • Ultima Handicap Chase

  • Champion Hurdle

  • Mares Hurdle

  • Boodles Juvenile Hurdle

  • National Hunt Chase

The atmosphere will be back at Prestbury Park this year and racing fans are eagerly anticipating the famous Cheltenham roar ahead of the Supreme Novices Hurdle.

Without further ado, let’s take a look at our Cheltenham Festival Day 1 tips. Find the latest Cheltenham racecourse results and more throughout the week here at 888sport!

Supreme Novices Hurdle


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Arkle Novices Chase


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Ultima Handicap Chase


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Champion Hurdle


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Mares Hurdle


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Boodles Juvenile Hurdle


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National Hunt Chase


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*Credit for all of the photos in this article belongs to Alamy*

Steven is a sports and horse racing enthusiast and is a member of the Horseracing Writers and Photographers Association (HWPA) in the United Kingdom.

He is a regular visitor to Paris Longchamp for the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and a lifelong fan of the Aintree Grand National, a subject he writes about 52 weeks of the year. Last year he reached the impressive milestone of attending the last 30 renewals of the Grand National.