Cheltenham 2019 day 1 results: Winners, results, races, runners, riders and TV coverage


CHELTENHAM gets underway on Tuesday with Champion Day – and we have you covered with all the latest runners, results, tips and going news.

Get yourself along to the racecourse or watch on tv as racing gets underway.

PA:Press Association

What time does racing start at Cheltenham?

The first race is at 1.30pm.

There are seven races on the card and the last race is due off at 5.30pm.

What TV channel is Cheltenham on?

You can watch the racing at Cheltenham on Racing TV and ITV.

ITV1 will be showing the 1.30, 2.10, 2.50, 3.30 and 4.10.

What is the going at the racecourse?

The going is currently Good to Soft, Soft in Places.

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THE new Sun Racing app is here – and it's sent the bookies running for cover.

The brilliant new app, which is free to download ahead of the Cheltenham Festival, features:

  1. Best Odds – our odds comparison tool keeps the bookies honest
  2. Predictor – rank the field by 18 different categories, such as weight, draw, career prize money and jockey wins
  3. Tips & news – get a steer from the best tipsters in the business in our news tab

Head over to the App Store to download it for free.

Tuesday’s Cheltenham racecards and results:

13.30 The Sky Bet Supreme Novices’ Hurdle:

14.10 The Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Steeple Chase:

14.50 The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase:


15.30 The Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy:

16.10 The OLBG Mares’ Hurdle:

16.50 The Close Brothers Novices’ Handicap Chase:

17.30 The National Hunt Steeple Chase Challenge Cup (Amateur Riders’ Novices’ Steeple Chase):



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