Silviniaco Conti provided Paul Nicholls with a record ninth success in the King George VI Chase at Kempton.
Clarcam won the Grade One Racing Post Novice Chase at Leopardstown as Vautour paid the price for a serious blunder.
There was no winner of the sportinglife Pick 6 on Boxing Day - Peter Dixon coming closest to winning the £5000.
Faugheen was a hugely impressive winner of the Christmas Hurdle to strengthen his grip on the Champion Hurdle market.
Dolatulo booked his ticket for the Grand National with a solid win in the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby.
What looked a fascinating Kauto Star Novices' Chase (In Memory Of Nigel Clark) was turned into a rout by Coneygree.
Fiscal Focus sprung a major surprise in the Knight Frank Juvenile Hurdle at Leopardstown, sinking hot favourite Kalkir.
Jollyallan was cut for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle after winning the first race on Kempton's Boxing Day card.
Alvisio Ville made a stunning Irish debut in the Bewleys Hotel Maiden Hurdle at Leopardstown.
A review of the rest of the action from Kempton as Tom George's Stellar Notion won under Paddy Brennan.