Riverside Theatre stayed on best to claim a narrow victory in the Betfred Peterborough Chase at Huntingdon.
Une Artiste's career over fences was back on the right track after Huntingdon's Mares' Novices' Chase.
Owner Dai Walters is hopeful the star of his string, Oscar Whisky, will get off the mark over fences at Cheltenham on Friday.
View from connections ahead of Friday's Majordomo Hospitality Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.
Lucy Alexander was taken to hospital after sustaining facial injuries in a fall at Newcastle on Thursday afternoon.
A review of the rest of the action from Huntingdon, where Fergall (14/1) handed Seamus Mullins a welcome success.
Johns Spirit will face 13 rivals as he bids to complete the big pre-Christmas handicap chase double at Cheltenham on Saturday.
Grand National hero Auroras Encore is set to make his return to action in the Rowland Meyrick Handicap Chase at Wetherby.
Alan King is to give Balder Succes a break following his low-key run in the Henry VIII Novices' Chase at Sandown.
Man On The Spot previews the action from Cheltenham on the first day of the International meeting.