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Festival Handicap Chase Tips

Latest tips for the Festival Handicap Chase at Cheltenham Festival 2019.
The opening day of the Festival features a full seven races. Find all of our Cheltenham day 1 tips here to get full coverage of Champion Day. 

The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase

The Ultima Handicap Chase is the first handicap race of the Cheltenham Festival and the betting ring will be heaving in anticipation once the entrants take to the turf. Horse’s deemed not quite good enough for the Gold Cup often take their chance in the Ultima and many winners have gone on to feature in the Grand National later in the spring. 

In fact, five winners of the Ultima have gone on to score at Aintree just three weeks after claiming Cheltenham Festival glory, including greats like, Royal Tan, West Tip and Rough Quest.

Want to see all of our experts analysis for this year's Festival? See our 2019 Cheltenham tips for picks on every day. 

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