2016 Cheltenham Festival – Day 1 Race Card

Day One at the 2016 Cheltenham Festival is packed with top quality races, including five Grade 1 races. The highlight of the Cheltenham races for day one is the Champion Hurdle, the 2 mile championship for middle distance hurdlers, but the Supreme Novices Hurdle will be the one to get the loudest cheer of the day.

Cheltenham Card – Day 1, 15th March 2016
Time Race Distance
13:30 Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (4yo+, Class 1, 2m 110y)
14:10 Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy (5yo+, Class 1, 2m)
14.50 Festival Handicap Chase (5yo+, Class 1, 3m 110y)
15.30 Stan James Champion Hurdle (4yo+, Class 1, 2m 110y)
16.10 Dave Nicholson Mares’ Hurdle (4yo+, Class 2, 2m 4f)
16.50 National Hunt Chase (5yo+, Class 2, 4m)
17.30 Rewards4Racing Novices’ Handicap Chase (5yo+, Class 1, 2m 4f 110y)