• 14/03/2019
  • 16:50

Looking for more coverage of Thursday’s races? See our Cheltenham day 3 tips for our expert review of all today’s races.


It’s been hard to find the winner of the Cheltenham Festival’s newest race. We’ll be doing well to find the victor with our Cheltenham day 3 tips given the limited evidence of the last few years. The newest race on the Festival rota will feature a field of talented mares that will be given their chance to shine in the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle. Only the finest first-season jumpers will be allowed to enter this 18-furlong Grade Two and the winner will likely go on to challenge for the Mares Hurdle in the proceeding seasons. 

Ireland’s top trainer, Willie Mullins has ruled the roost in the Mares’ Novices’ Hurdle, saddling all three of the winners since the race was added to the festivities in 2016.

Looking for more Cheltenham Festival day 3 tips? Our experts share free betting advice ahead of the 2019 Festival.