A racegoer sports the famed green and gold hoop colours of Limerick racehorse owner JP McManus at Prestbury Park on Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival
HERE is your complete list of results from Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival 2020.
1.30pm Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1)
2m½f, Class 1, £70,337.50
1st 13. Shishkin, 6/1, 2nd 1. Abacadabras, 11/4; 3rd 6. Chantry House 15/2
hd, 11l, 2¾l
Winning jockey: Nico de Boinville; Winning trainer: Nicky Henderson
2.10pm Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase (Grade 1)
2m, Class 1, £98,764.17
1st 11. Put The Kettle On, 16/1; 2nd 5. Fakir D'oudairies 3/1; 3rd 9. Rouge Vif 9/1
1½l, 18l, hd
Winning jockey: Aidan Coleman; Winning trainer: Henry De Bromhead
2.50pm Ultima Handicap Chase (Grade 3)
3m1f, Class 1, £61,897Going: Soft
1st 17. The Conditional 15/2; 2nd 6. Kildisart 10/1; 3rd 7. Discorama 11/2JF; 4th 1. Vinndication 11/2JF
nk, 2¼l, nk
Winning jockey: Brendan Powell; Winning trainer: David Bridgwater
3.30pm Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy (Grade 1)
2m½f, Class 1, £264,609.67
1st 17. Epatante 2/1Fav; 2nd 14. Sharjah 16/1; 3rd 7. Darver Star 17/2
3l, 3¾l, 2¾l
Winning jockey: Barry Geraghty; Winning trainer: Nicky Henderson
4.10pm Close Brothers Mares' Hurdle (Registered As The David Nicholson Mares' Hurdle) (Grade 1) 2m4f, Class 1, £67,524
1st 6. Honeysuckle 9/4; 2nd 1. Benie Des Dieux 4/6Fav; 3rd 5. Elfile 16/1
½l, 6½l, 4¾l
Winning jockey: Rachael Blackmore; Winning trainer: Henry De Bromhead
4.50pm Northern Trust Company Novices' Handicap Chase (Listed Race) 2m4f, Class 1, £39,389
1st 8. Imperial Aura 4/1JF; 2nd 10. Galvin 4/1JF; 3rd 2. Hold The Note 10/1; 4th 21. Whatmore
3¼l, 9l, ½l
Winning jockey: David Bass; Winning trainer: Kim Bailey
National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Riders' Novices' Chase (Grade 2)
3m6f, Class 1, £74,125
1st 9. Ravenhill 12/1; 2nd 6. Lord Du Mesnil 11/2; 3rd 5. Lamanver Pippin 33/1
2¼l, 28l, 3l
Winning jockey: Mr J J Codd; Winning trainer: Gordon Elliott
DAY two of the Cheltenham Festival gets underway at 1.30pm on Wednesday when another seven-race card is due to be staged at Prestbury Park.
The feature race on day two at Cheltenham is the Grade 1 Queen Mother Champion Chase due off at 3.30pm.
Favourite for the prized two-mile contest is Defi Du Seuil, who will be bidding to give JP McManus his second big race success at this week's Festival following Epatante's Champion Hurdle win on Tuesday.
See www.limerickleader.ie tomorrow morning for Day 2 tips for the 2020 Cheltenham Festival.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.