Cheltenham Competition 2022: What to be careful for at four-day assembly

Cheltenham Festival

Cheltenham tickets have sold in record time and more than 60,000 racegoers are expected each day
Dates: 15-18 March Venue: Cheltenham Racecourse Races: 13:30-17:30 GMT Main race: 15:30
Coverage: Commentaries on BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, feature races Radio 5 Live. Racecards, live text, results & reports on the BBC Sport website and app

The roar which greets the start of racing’s Cheltenham Festival will be heard for the first time in two years as crowds return on Tuesday.

Last year’s four-day fixture, which usually attracts a total attendance of about 250,000, was held behind closed doors because of Covid-19.

Rachael Blackmore will look to win the opening day’s Champion Hurdle again with Honeysuckle.

She made history in 2021 as the first woman to be the meeting’s top jockey.

The unbeaten mare Honeysuckle seeks a 15th straight career win in Tuesday’s feature race at 15:30 GMT.

Blackmore will ride last year’s runner-up A Plus Tard against stablemate and defending champion Minella Indo…