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The 2021 Cheltenham Festival gets underway on Tuesday with a bumper seven-race card at Prestbury Park.

You can keep up to date with all the action via our brilliant racecard feature HERE – or click on the ‘Racecards’ tab at the top of the page.

Cheltenham racecards: Confirmed runners and riders for EVERY race on Tuesday

You will find every single confirmed runner and rider for each race at the festival there, as well as details of each contest, weight allocations and latest odds.

Head over there now to learn everything you need to know about Tuesday’s races – but here is a brief rundown of what’s coming up.

The meeting kicks off with the traditional curtain-raiser – the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle – before Shishkin looks to continue his winning streak over fences in the Arkle Chase.

The first handicap of the festival – the Grade 3 Ultima Chase – is up next, followed by Tuesday’s highly-anticipated feature race.

The Champion Hurdle will see Epatante returning to defend her title but Nicky Henderson’s mare faces a tough challenge in the form of the unbeaten Honeysuckle and resurgent Goshen.

Barry Geraghty Epatante

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There is more Grade 1 action to come with the Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle and the day is rounded out by the Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle followed by the National Hunt Novices’ Chase.

All races on the first two days of Cheltenham 2021 will take place on the legendary Old Course, before action switches to the New Course on Thursday and Friday.

Keep our racecard tab among your favourites for the latest information including race details, start times, runners, form, weights, jockeys and odds.

Today at the Cheltenham Festival

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL‘S BIG RACES

March 16 – 13.20 – Supreme Novices’ Hurdle latest odds and tips

March 16 – 13.55 – Arkle Chase latest odds and tips

March 16 – 15.05 – Champion Hurdle latest odds and tips

March 16 – 15.40 – Mares’ Hurdle latest odds and tips

March 17 – 13.20 – Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle latest odds and tips

March 17 – 13.55 – Festival Novices’ Chase latest odds and tips

March 17 – 15.05 – Queen Mother Champion Chase latest odds and tips

March 17 – 16.50 – Champion Bumper latest odds and tips

March 18 – 13.20 – Marsh Novices’ Chase latest odds and tips

March 18 – 14.30 – Ryanair Chase latest odds and tips

March 18 – 15.05 – Paddy Power Stayers’ Hurdle latest odds and tips

March 19 – 13.20 – Triumph Hurdle latest odds and tips

March 19 – 14.30 – Albert Bartlett Novices’ Chase latest odds and tips

March 19 – 15.05 – Gold Cup latest odds and tips

March 19 – 16.15 – Mrs Paddy Power Mares’ Chase latest odds and tips

CHELTENHAM FESTIVAL DAY ONE SCHEDULE

13:20 – Supreme Novices’ Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 87y

13.55 – Arkle Chase (Grade 1) 1m 7f 199y

14.30 – Ultima Handicap Chase (Grade 3) 3m 1f

15.05 – Champion Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 87y

15.40 – Close Brothers Mares’ Hurdle (Grade 1) 2m 3f 200y

16.15 – Juvenile Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3) 2m 87y

16.50 – National Hunt Chase (Grade 2) 3m 5f 201y

*Paddy will be all over your telly box throughout the Cheltenham Festival sponsoring ITV’s live coverage from Prestbury Park – and you can get free and exclusive tipping columns EVERY DAY from Ruby Walsh, Matt Chapman and Mick Fitzgerald here on PP News.

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