The opening day of The Festival™ has been won over the years by the likes of Istabraq, Hurricane Fly, and Buveur D’Air. Day one of the Cheltenham Festival is given as the Champion Hurdle. Here is the complete list of events that will be happening on day one of the Cheltenham Festival 2023.
The following races will be run on Tuesday, 14th March 2023.
|13:30||The Sky Bet Supreme Novices Hurdle Race||2m abt ½f||Hurdle|
|14:10||The Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase||abt 2m||Chase|
|14:50||The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase||3m abt 1f||Chase|
|15:30||The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (feature race)||2m abt ½f||Hurdle|
|16:10||The Close Brothers Mares Hurdle Race||2m abt 4f||Hurdle|
|16:50||The Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)||2m abt 4½f||Chase|
|17:30||The National Hunt Challenge Cup Novices' Steeple Chase (Class 1) (Grade 2)||3m abt 6f||Chase|
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What is the gate opening time on Cheltenham Race Day One?
The gates will be open at 10:30.
When will the First Race begins on Cheltenham Race Day One?
The first race will begin at 13:30.
When will be the last race begins on Cheltenham Race Day One?
The last race will begin at 17:30.
What Races are there on the Cheltenham Race Day One?
Total 7 races will be there on day one of Cheltenham day one. Here is the list:
- Supreme Novices’ Hurdle
- Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase
- The Handicap Steeple Chase
- The Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy
- The Mares’ Hurdle Race
- The Juvenile Handicap Hurdle Race (Grade 3)
- The National Hunt Challenge Cup Novices’ Steeple Chase (Class 1) (Grade 2)