The Ultima Handicap Steeple Chase Tips

  • 28/12/2019
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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

Cheltenham Festival Day 1 tips will include the winner of the Ultima Handicap Chase, the first handicap of the 2020 Cheltenham Festival. 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, adding an extra thrill to the Cheltenham day 1 tips.

Want to see all of our expert’s analysis for this year’s Festival? See our 2020 Cheltenham tips for picks on every day.