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Twinlight has the chance to prove he is up to tackling the best company when he goes for the Kerry Group Hilly Way Chase at Cork on Sunday.
Gordon Lord Byron will be out to improve on his fourth place in the Longines 2012 Hong Kong Mile when he lines up in this year's renewal.
Just four go to post but what a prospect in store as the previous two winners are taken on by the Willie Mullins-trained pair Sir Des Champs and Arvika Ligeonniere in Sunday's John Durkan Memorial Punchestown Chase.
The consistent Carried wasn't for beating tonight if the market was any guide and the 5/4 favourite won't have anyone begrudging him his success in the concluding Dundalk Stadium – Light Up Your Night Rated Race as he shed his maiden tag at the eleventh attempt.
Well-backed favourite Beat The Ballot looked like he'd eventually be reeled inside the final two furlongs of the Floodlit Friday Nights At Dundalk Handicap and he was ultimately mown down and knocked out of 'the three' as bottom-weight Cheers Buddy powered home to get up in the hands of Chris Hayes.
Johnny Levins registered his fourth win in the training ranks when Miller Beach supplied Gary Carroll with a double on the card in the second split of the www.dundalkstadium.com Handicap.
A set of blinkers (first-time), a tongue-strap and a noseband saw Our Manekineko backed from 13/2 into 5/1 for the division one of the www.dundalkstadium.com Handicap and he delivered to credit Joseph O'Brien with a double (earlier successful aboard Antiquus).
She may have been easy in the market on track but Pretty Angel (100/30 out to 9/2) upstaged the favourite Fight U For It (5/2 into 7/4) in the Christmas Party Packages At Dundalk Stadium Nursery Handicap.
The homebred Missile Command (13/2 into 9/2) will no doubt have put a smile on the faces of everyone at Ballyhane Stud as he got off the mark on outing number eighteen in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay Handicap at Dundalk.
Joanna Morgan has long since been a big fan of Joseph O'Brien and she had further cause to admire the record breaking dual champion jockey after he'd won on her Antiquus in the Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Rated Race at Dundalk.
Willie Mullins sends out two of his better prospects at Navan tomorrow with the exciting Faugheen running in the Meath Novice Hurdle and Felix Yonger looking to confirm the impression he created last time out in the Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Novice Chase.
American Hope didn't travel as well to the two furlong pole as Chiclet (Colin Keane weighed out a pound over and weighed in a further pound over) but he was a bit stronger than that one inside the last as he reversed form from four weeks back with favourite Have A Great Day (third here) in the opening Irish Stallion Farms European Breeders Fund Maiden at Dundalk.
Vino Griego produced a minor shock to turn over Rolling Aces and Harry Topper in the Future Stars Chase at Sandown at a price of 9/1.
A floodlit all-weather track at Newcastle is a possibility after a wide-ranging consultation process was announced by owners Arena Racing Company (ARC) to consider development at the North East of England venue.
Jockey Paul Carberry will sit out the weekend action after a bad fall at Clonmel on Thursday.
Sire De Grugy leads the pack looking to profit from Sprinter Sacre's misfortune in what now looks a wide-open renewal of the BetVictor Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on Saturday.
The ground at Punchestown, ahead of Sunday's John Durkan Memorial Chase, is good to yielding, yielding in places.
Gerard Butler has spoken of his 'error of judgement' in a statement released by his solicitor on Thursday.
12.45 Res Ipsa Loquitur
1.15 Cullentry Royal
1.45 Sweet Vic
2.55 Mark Me Up
3.45 Grey Earl
6.20 Run It Twice
6.50 Dansili Dutch
7.50 Stan Nineteen , Two Tykes
8.20 Gabrial's Hope
1.50 De Faoithesdream
3.35 Ikorodu Road
12.10 Latest Fashion
12.00 Grand Gigolo
Willie Mullins has three of the four runners in the Irish Stallion Farms EBF Novice Chase at Navan, but will still have his work cut out against Trifolium.
Antiquus responded well to a strong drive from champion jockey Joseph O'Brien to take the Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Rated Race under the Dundalk lights.
Jezki was made to work hard to win the Bar One Racing Hatton's Grace Hurdle at Fairyhouse as he continued along the trail towards the Champion Hurdle.