The World Famous Cheltenham Tipster Table: Day One

The World Famous Cheltenham Tipster Table: Day One
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The first day of the 2023 Cheltenham Festival has arrived. To help you pick some winners on Champion Hurdle day, we've collated all the tips from over thirty tipsters across the print and digital media in Ireland and the UK. If you're looking for Cheltenham tips, this tipster table is essential reading.

We've rejigged the format this year and listing the most tipped horses for every race.

The closest thing to a sure thing today is Constitution Hill which has been tipped a staggering 27 times. Here are the most tipped horses for Day 1.

Note: a nap is a tipster's best tip of the day.

Cheltenham tips: 1:30pm Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle

The Supreme Novices Hurdle will be a fascinating curtain-raiser. Facile Vega is a 15/8 favourite for Willie Mullins but there is a strong shout from the tipsters for Il Etait Temps.

Most tipped: Il Etait Temps (7, 1 nap) - W Mullins / D Mullins
Facile Vega (7)  - P Townend/ W Mullins
Tahmuras (4) - W Cobden/ P Nicholls
Marine Nationale (4, 1 nap) - M O'Sullivan/ B Connell

2:10pm Sporting Life Arkle Challenge Trophy Novices' Chase

The bookies have this as a two-horse race between El Fabiolo (5/4) and Jonbon (13/8). Dysart Dynamo is pulling sizable interest from the tipsters as well.


Most tipped: El Fabiolo (14, 2 naps) - P Townend / W Mullins
Jonbon (11, 1 nap) - A Coleman / N Henderson
Dysart Dynamo (5) - D Mullins / W Mullins

2:50pm Ultima Handicap Chase

There are 23 riders in the Ultima Handicap Chase. Irish horse Corach Rambler (6/1) is attracting the most interest from tipster.


Most tipped: Corach Rambler (7, 1 nap) D Fox / L Russell
Monbeg Genius (4) - J O'Neill/J O'Neill
Oscar Elite (4, 1 nap + 1 e/w) - H Cobden / J Tizzard
Fastorslow (4) - JJ Slevin / M Brassil
Into Overdrive (3, 1 nap) - J Hamilton / M Walford


3:30pm Unibet Champion Hurdle Challenge Trophy

There's only one shout here: despite the worthy challenge of State Man (10/3), Constitution Hill ( 4/11) seems like a certain winner. No one really needs any Cheltenham tips here.

Most tipped: Constitution Hill (27) - N de Boinville/ N Henderson
State Man - P Townend / W Mullins
I Like To Move It (2 e/w) - S Twiston-Davies / N Twiston-Davies

4:10pm Close Brothers Mares' Hurdle

Will it be a romantic end to the Honeysuckle (2/1) fairytale? The tipsters think not, with Marie's Rock (5/2) looking strong.


Most tipped: Marie's Rock (12, 4 naps) - N De Boinville / N Henderson
Honeysuckle (7, 1 nap) R Blackmore / H de Bromhead
Brandy Love (4) - W Mullins / P Townend
Love Envoi (2 + 1 e/w) - J Burke / H Fry
Epatante (2) - A Coleman / N Henderson

4:50pm Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

There'll be 21 runners here and Takeo is a favourite for punters and tipsters.

Most tipped: Tekao (7, 1 nap)
Perseus Way (4) - M Walsh / W Mullins
Byker (4) - P Byrnes / C Byrnes
Bad (3) - R Blackmore / B Pauling
Ludus (3) - J Gainford / G Elliott
Meta Morpheus (2, 1 nap) - S Flanagan / P Nolan


5:30pm WellChild National Hunt Challenge Cup Amateur Jockeys' Novices' Chase

The final race of the opening day is a novice chase for amateur riders. Willie Mullins's Gaillard Du Mesnil, the favourite for last year's Irish Grand National, is heavily tipped to win.

Most tipped: Gaillard Du Mesnil (17) - Mr P Mullins / W Mullins
Mahler Mission (3) - Mr J C Barry / J McConnell
Mister Coffey (3) - Mr Derek O'Connor / N Henderson
Chemical Energy (2) - Mr J J Codd / G Elliott

We'll be back tomorrow with more Cheltenham tips.


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