Cheltenham Festival 2020: Supreme Novices' Hurdle preview, tv schedule, race time, tips, runners and riders and odds

THE Supreme Novices' Hurdle is the opening contest on day one of the Cheltenham Festival – and it really gets the juices flowing!

Here's all you need to know about the curtain-raiser to get you in the mood.

When is the Supreme Novices' Hurdle, what's the distance and which sort of horses can enter?

The 2020 Supreme Novices' Hurdle will take place on Tuesday, March 10 at 13.30 (1:30pm).

It's a Grade 1 National Hunt novices' hurdle run over two miles, for novices aged four years and upwards.

Who is running in the 2020 Supreme Novices' Hurdle?

How can I watch the race?

The race will be broadcast live on Racing TV and ITV.

ITV1 is on Sky channel 103 and Virgin channel 103.

You can watch Racing TV on Sky Channel 426 and Virgin Media Channel 536.

You can also listen to the race live on talkSPORT.

Who won the Supreme Novices' Hurdle in 2019?

Klassical Dream (6-1) drew clear impressively for Willie Mullins and Ruby Walsh to win the opener.

Thomas Darby (28-1) came home in second with Itchy Feet (25-1) in third.

Which jockeys and trainers have won the Supreme Novices' Hurdle the most? 

Willie Mullins is the leading trainer, having won the race six times. Ruby Walsh is the winningmost jockey, also with six victories. The pair have teamed up four times, with Champagne Fever, Douvan, Vautour and Klassical Dream.

What are the top tips for the race? 

Supreme Novices' Hurdle tips

Trends – Asterion Forlonge (Bet now)

Templegate – Abacadabras (Bet now)

Matt Chapman – Fiddlerontheroof (Bet now)


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