Clondaw Warrior, heads a strong Irish challenge on The Ladbroke at Ascot on Saturday.
The StanJames.com Champion Hurdle Trial at Haydock is the likely target for The New One after trainer Nigel Twiston-Davies ruled his stable star out of the Christmas Hurdle at Kempton next week.
Former champion hunter chaser Mossey Joe could bid to get back on track at Down Royal next week.
Fairyhouse remains soft, soft to heavy in places ahead of their card tomorrow.
Nicky Henderson finally admitted defeat in attempting to get Simonsig to the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.
Nicky Henderson is "reasonably confident" that Bobs Worth will run in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.
Everything is set for round six in the rivalry between Hurricane Fly and Jezki as the pair headline nine entries for the Ryanair Hurdle at Leopardstown on December 29.
At Fishers Cross is the sole British entry in the Squared Financial Christmas Hurdle, which has 11 remaining possibles at the latest acceptor stage.
A quality field of 15, including the last two winners of the Cheltenham Gold Cup, remain in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.
The Willie Mullins-trained Clondaw Warrior heads a four-strong Irish challenge for The Ladbroke at Ascot on Saturday.
It probably says something about the regard in which Josses Hill is held at Nicky Henderson's Seven Barrows yard that he makes his chasing debut in the Mitie Novices' Chase at Ascot on Friday.
Barry Geraghty is looking forward to seeing the Irish and English novices clash in the Sky Bet Supreme Trial Novices' Hurdle at Ascot on Friday when Killultagh Vic meets L'Ami Serge.
Mount Colah is set to be aimed at a Listed prize at Thurles in the New Year after an impressive victory at Navan.
Jump racing takes place this weekend at both Fairyhouse and Thurles, and the ground has eased at both venues following 15mm of rain.
Draycott Place is set to switch back to hurdles temporarily after running out on his debut over fences at Navan last Sunday.
Colm Murphy faces a race against time to ready The Westener Boy for the Paddy Power Chase at Leopardstown over Christmas.
Vautour has been installed the red-hot favourite for the Grade 1 Racing Post Novice Chase, the highlight on day one of the Leopardstown Christmas meeting.
Boston Bob and On His Own are both in line to represent Willie Mullins in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown as the champion trainer bids to win one of the Festive period's biggest prizes for the first time.
Willie Mullins expects "huge improvement" from Faugheen in the williamhill.com Christmas Hurdle at Kempton.
1.55 Gunner Fifteen
3.05 Tuscan Gold
4.50 Born To Be Bad
7.20 Jersey Cream
12.00 It's All A Game
12.30 Bold Max
1.35 Dazzling Display
3.20 Best Tamayuz
2.20 Up Your Game
3.30 Hot Madras
Dundalk stage their final meeting of 2014 on Friday night and Moonmeister is on a hat-trick mission in the Christmas Party Nights At Dundalk Stadium Handicap.
Gordon Elliott's exciting five-year-old No More Heroes got the better of a tussle with Shaneshill in a thrilling finish to the feature Navan Novice Hurdle at the County Meath track.
Willie Mullins' mare Valyssa Monterg was an odds-on failure on her Irish debut but the triple French bumper winner made amends with an emphatic success at Tramore.