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 Leopardstown, as Jessica Harrington's Rock On The Moor came home in front.
View from connections ahead of the Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle at Leopardstown.
View from connections ahead of Sunday's Lexus Chase at Leopardstown.
View from connections ahead of Saturday's Grade Two williamhill.com Novices' Chase (The Wayward Lad) at Kempton.
View from connections ahead of Saturday's Grade One Paddy Power Dial-A-Bet Chase at Leopardstown.
Midnight Prayer holds significant claims in the Coral Welsh Grand National at Chepstow on Saturday according to Chris Wilson.
Ian Ogg analyses the last 10 renewals of Saturday's Coral Welsh National at Chepstow and picks out the key statistics.