LIVE Cheltenham Festival Day One: There’s no punters, the bars are shut but the show must go on… follow the build-up and action as it happens on Champion Hurdle day
The wait is finally over! The 2021 Cheltenham Festival has arrived and what a four days of racing action we have in store.
Racing gets underway at 1.20pm with the feature race, the Champion Hurdle, starting at 3.05pm.
Follow Sportsmail’s Kate McGreavy for live coverage of the opening day of this year’s Cheltenham Festival.