Cheltenham Festival Day 1 Best Backed Horses – 12th March 2019

Benie Des Dieux and Ruby Walsh winning the Mares' Hurdle 2018

It’s finally here! The 2019 Cheltenham Festival kicks off today and we have four of the most popular bets of the day listed below. Al Dancer looks to continue his winning sequence in the festival opener, the Supreme Novices’ Hurdle. After winning impressively in the Betfair Hurdle he looks to have a great chance. In a mouth-watering Champion Hurdle Apple’s Jade looks to be the most popular pick among a star-studded line-up. Benie Des Dieux has been touted as many people’s ‘banker of the festival’ and she aims to land the Mares’ Hurdle once again. In the Arkle, Gordon Elliott’s Hardline has been the one for money! You can view all of our Day 1 Cheltenham Festival Tips HERE!

Below we have compiled the most popular bets for Day 1 of the Cheltenham Festival so far from a number of different sources. The bets below are the best backed horses of the day, showing you where the money is going.

Today’s Most Popular Cheltenham Horses

Al Dancer

Apple’s Jade

Benie Des Dieux


Are any of these horses going in your bets today? Let us know on Twitter @myracingtips where we we’ll be talking all things Cheltenham!

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