7 races are scheduled on the opening day of the 4 day Cheltenham Festival. In 2022, Cheltenham Tuesday (Day 1 of 4) falls on 15th March. The feature race of Cheltenham Tuesday, the Champion Hurdle, starts at 15:30.
Cheltenham Tuesday Top Tip
15:30 CHAMPION HURDLE (2022): This tip has expired, as this event has finished.
Racecard (Grade 1)
13:30 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (Hurdles, 2 miles 1/2 furlong) – Horses must be at least 4 years old. Takes place on the Old Course. Jockey Ruby Walsh has won this race a record 6 times since 2006 – including Klassical Dream in 2019. Each of his wins was on a different horse. Trainer Willie Mullins has a record 7 victories, including Appreciate It in 2021.
14:10 Arkle Chase (Fences, 2 miles) – Horses must be at least 5 years old. This race is run on the Old Course. The famous Ruby Walsh-Willie Mullins jockey-trainer combination had 2 consecutive wins in 2015 and 2016 with Un de Sceaux and Douvan, and they also won in 2018 with Footpad. Willie Mullins was the winning trainer in 2019, with jockey Paul Townend riding Duc des Genievres. Trainer Nicky Henderson has a record 7 victories, including Shishkin in 2021.… Read the rest