Tony McCoy believes it is a "privilege" to have a race named in his honour at what will be his last Cheltenham Festival before retirement.
Coolaghknock Glebe will try to make it a double at Clonmel as he steps up in trip for Thursday's Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Chase.
David Marnane's Seanie will return to action in the Carragher's XL Castleblaney Race at Dundalk on Friday evening.
Richard Hughes will retire from riding at the end of the Flat campaign before embarking upon a training career in 2016.
Noel Fehily will partner Kitten Rock in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival next Tuesday.
Alberta made a winning debut for Gordon Elliott at Downpatrick today, easily winning the concluding Posh Nosh Bumper to complete a double for the Grand National winning trainer.
Ruby Walsh has revealed that his most important role when riding red-hot favourite Un De Sceaux in the Arkle Chase will be to prevent the prodigious chaser from boiling over in the preliminaries.
Annie Power is among 20 remaining entries for the OLBG Mares' Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival next Tuesday.
Trainer Edward O'Grady and owner J.P. McManus have combined for many March winners and while Jumptoconclusions' win in the Irish Jockeys Association Novice Handicap Hurdle at Downpatrick today won't rank highly, the win was a fitting one ahead of next Tuesday's Champion Hurdle.
Alan Fleming is steadily building momentum in his third venture as a trainer and is currently unbeaten since registering that first win, adding the Arkle Years Hunters Chase at Downpatrick today with Court Frontier, and providing amateur jockey John Fitzpatrick with a first win.
Mother's Day isn't a renowned betting day but was offered as a reason, by restricted trainer John Beamish, for the minor touch landed by his Magical Mother (25/1 into 14s), winner of the Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Chase at Downpatrick today.
Tom Mullins is enjoying a fine recent spell and registered a fifth winner in three weeks when Annie Alainn overcame a huge 964 day absence to win the the Irish Thoroughbred Breeders Association (Northern Region) Handicap Hurdle at Downpatrick today, under the trainer's son David Mullins.
Trainer Mark Molloy registered his racecourse winner for over four years when his Autumn Shades landed the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Mares Maiden Hurdle at Downpatrick today, under in-form rider Jonathan Burke.
The New One's Stan James Champion Hurdle preparations neared completion on Wednesday with a satisfactory schooling session.
Former Champion Point To Point Bumper winner Akorakor gained a long overdue second racecourse winner at Downpatrick today, landing the lowly opening Easy Does It Maiden Hurdle for trainer Gordon Elliott and jockey Bryan Cooper.
Douvan spearheads a potential 17-strong field for the Sky Bet Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival next Tuesday.
Hot favourite Un De Sceaux heads a list of 19 horses to stand their ground in the Racing Post Arkle Challenge Trophy at the Cheltenham Festival next Tuesday.
Last Time D'Albain is set to skip the St. James's Place Foxhunter Chase Challenge Cup at Cheltenham next week and instead wait for the equivalent event at Aintree.
Edward O'Grady is unsure who will take over in the saddle from the sidelined Mark Walsh aboard Kitten Rock in next week's Stan James Champion Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.
4.05 Paddy's Faith
2.00 Cape Arrow
4.25 Long Awaited
6.15 Refuse Colette
8.15 Tight Lipped
The Martinstown Opportunity Handicap Chase looks the pick of the action at Clonmel on Thursday.
Gordon Elliott bookended the Downpatrick card with a short-priced double, with both Akorakor and Alberta running out easy winners and taking the County Meath handler's tally for the season to 81.
Bryan Cooper has a great book of rides to look forward to at the upcoming Cheltenham Festival and kept things ticking over in the Gigginstown House Stud colours with an emphatic success on Azorian at Navan.
Smart chaser Felix Yonger put in a classy performance on his return to the smaller obstacles as he took the Ballsbridge Hurdle at Leopardstown.
David Marnane's veteran sprinter Almadaa came out on top in a thrilling three-way finish to the feature Floodlit Friday Nights Handicap at Dundalk.