SO here it is… the big one – and what a first day we have in store!

Day one of Cheltenham Festival looks like being an absolute barnstormer.

We kick off with a wide open Supreme before a thrilling Arkle.

The Champion Hurdle is the big race at 3.30pm but the Mares' Hurdle looks like the most competitive race of the day.

Here, Sun Racing looks at every confirmed runner and rider for day one.

1.30 Supreme Novices' Hurdle

Chasing Fire
Aidan Coleman

Dark Raven (IRE)
Daryl Jacob

Diverge Tongue Strap
Mr P. W. Mullins

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Doctor Bravo (FR)
Davy Russell

Facile Vega (IRE)
P. Townend

Fennor Cross (IRE)
Simon Torrens

High Definition (IRE)
J. J. Slevin

Il Etait Temps (FR) Hood
Daniel Mullins

Rachael Blackmore

Marine Nationale (IRE)
M. J. M. O'Sullivan

Palace Boy (GER)
Paddy Brennan

Rare Edition (IRE)
Sam Twiston-Davies

Strong Leader
Sean Bowen

Tahmuras (FR)
Harry Cobden

2.10 Arkle

Robert Dunne

Dysart Dynamo (IRE) Tongue Strap
Daniel Mullins

El Fabiolo (FR)
P. Townend

Ha d'Or (FR) Hood

Hollow Games (IRE) Tongue Strap
Davy Russell

Jonbon (FR)
Aidan Coleman

Saint Roi (FR) Tongue Strap
Mark Walsh

Straw Fan Jack
Sean Houlihan

Effernock Fizz (IRE) Tongue Strap, Sheepskin C/P

2.50 Ultima Handicap Chase

Fanion d'Estruval (FR)
Miss Lucy Turner  (5)

Happygolucky (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
David Bass

Remastered Tongue Strap, Sheepskin C/P
David Noonan

The Big Breakaway (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
Brendan Powell

Threeunderthrufive (IRE) Tongue Strap
A. P. Heskin

Fastorslow (FR) Tongue Strap
J. J. Slevin

The Goffer (IRE)
Davy Russell

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Tea Clipper (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
Stan Sheppard

Into Overdrive Tongue Strap
Jamie Hamilton

Corach Rambler (IRE) Tongue Strap
Derek Fox

Cloudy Glen (IRE)
Charlie Deutsch

Nassalam (FR) Sheepskin C/P
Jamie Moore

Karl Philippe (FR)
Jack Hogan  (5)

Top Ville Ben (IRE) Hood
Thomas Dowson

Monbeg Genius (IRE) Tongue Strap
Jonjo O'Neill Jr.

Good Boy Bobby (IRE)
Daryl Jacob

Oscar Elite (IRE) Tongue Strap
Harry Cobden

3.30 Champion Hurdle

Constitution Hill
Nico de Boinville

I Like To Move It
Sam Twiston-Davies

Jason The Militant (IRE) Tongue Strap
Joe Williamson

Not So Sleepy
Jonathan Burke

State Man (FR)
P. Townend

Vauban (FR) Tongue Strap
Daniel Mullins

Zanahiyr (IRE) Tongue Strap, Sheepskin C/P
Davy Russell

4.10 Mares' Hurdle

Brandy Love (IRE) Hood
P. Townend

Echoes In Rain (FR) Tongue Strap
Mr P. W. Mullins

Epatante (FR)
Aidan Coleman

Rachael Blackmore

Love Envoi (IRE) Tongue Strap
Jonathan Burke

Marie's Rock (IRE) Tongue Strap
Nico de Boinville

Midnight Ginger
James Martin

Queens Brook (IRE)
Davy Russell

Shewearsitwell (IRE)
Daniel Mullins

Theatre Glory (IRE)
Daryl Jacob

4.50 Boodles Juvenile Handicap Hurdle

McTigue (IRE)
Donagh Meyler

Tekao (FR) Hood
Mark Walsh

Perseus Way (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
Jamie Moore

Sir Allen
Daniel Mullins

Byker (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
P. Byrnes  (5)

Risk Belle (FR)
Luke Dempsey

Punta Del Este (FR)
Harry Skelton

Bad (FR)
Rachael Blackmore

Samuel Spade (GER)
Luca Morgan

Jazzy Matty (FR) Tongue Strap, Sheepskin C/P
M. J. M. O'Sullivan  (3)

Metamorpheus (IRE)
Sean Flanagan

Action Motion (IRE)
Mr Harry Swan  (5)

Morning Soldier (IRE) Tongue Strap

Mighty Mo Missouri (IRE) Tongue Strap, Sheepskin C/P
Conor Smithers  (7)

Fils de Roi (FR)
Paddy Brennan

Afadil (FR)
Harry Cobden

Gordons Aura (IRE)
Sam Ewing

Shared Sheepskin C/P
Paul O'Brien

Jordan Gainford

Sundial (IRE) Tongue Strap, Sheepskin C/P
Simon Torrens

Mr Freedom Sheepskin C/P
Robert Dunne

5.30 National Hunt Chase

Chemical Energy (IRE)
Mr J. J. Codd

Coolvalla (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
Mr Joshua Newman

Fakiera (FR) Blinkers, Tongue Strap
Mr D. G. Lavery

Gaillard du Mesnil (FR)
Mr P. W. Mullins

Mahler Mission (IRE) Tongue Strap
Mr J. C. Barry

Malinello Tongue Strap
Miss Gina Andrews

Minella Crooner (IRE) Sheepskin C/P
Mr Barry O'Neill

Mister Coffey (FR)

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