Cheltenham 2020: Champion Day races, runners and TV coverage details for the day 1 of the Festival03/09/2020
CHAMPION Day is chock-full of quality and gets the four-day Festival off to a flyer every year at Cheltenham.
The crowd will send off the runners for the first race with the famous 'Cheltenham roar' as months of waiting comes to an end.
There are four Grade 1 contests and a couple of cracking handicaps to get stuck into on Champion Day.
Here's all you need to know ahead of the Festival opener.
Champion Day race card and results:
Champion Day plays host to some of the Festival highlights, including the Champion Hurdle and Supreme Novices' Hurdle.
Here's the races you'll be able to enjoy on day one of this year's Festival and the latest results…
1:30 – Supreme Novices' Hurdle
2:10 – Arkle Chase
2:50 – Ultima Handicap Chase
3:30 – Champion Hurdle
4:10 – Mares' Hurdle
4:50 Novices' Handicap Chase
5:30 National Hunt Chase
Which channel can I watch it on?
YOU will be able to watch the first five races live on ITV Racing.
Coverage will run throughout each of the four days, starting in the morning and finishing after the fifth race each day at 4.10pm.
What is the Cheltenham 2020 schedule?
EACH day gets underway at 1.30pm.
There are seven races throughout the afternoon, each starting 40 minutes after the next.
Click here for the full schedule throughout Cheltenham.
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