Un De Sceaux got his chasing career off to an unfortunate start when falling three out while holding a clear advantage in the Killinan Beginners Chase at Thurles.
Hot favourite Djakadam is among a field of 19 declared for Saturday's Hennessy Gold Cup at Newbury.
Arctic Fire is the sole Irish representative in a field of six for the StanJames.com Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle on Saturday.
Noel Meade is hoping he can finally get Monksland back on the track at Christmas after two years on the sidelines.
Uttoxeter clerk of the course Charlie Moore is keeping an eye on conditions at the track as the Midlands venue is currently effected by fog.
The going remains soft for this afternoon's meeting at Thurles where the chasing debut of Un De Sceaux in the opening Killinan Beginners Chase kick starts a seven-race card full of talent.
Philip Fenton appeared to be "less than truthful and uncooperative", according to a Turf Club report detailing the trainer's disciplinary hearing at the weekend.
Noel Meade has his fingers crossed Road To Riches will be able to handle the soft conditions he is likely to encounter in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.
Max Dynamite, who still holds an entry in Sunday's Bar One Racing Royal Bond Novice Hurdle, begins his career over obstacles in the Cahir Maiden Hurdle at Thurles.
Moonmeister failed to find a new home at the sales recently but on his first start since the well-bred three-year-old pleased connections by landing the concluding Christmas Parties At Dundalk Handicap.
Wexford owner Edward Power, father of Melbourne Cup winners Walter and Robert, saw his own horse Ned's Indian triumph in the Crowne Plaza Jockey & Trainer Awards Handicap at Dundalk tonight.
On start number twenty eight Noverre Princess shed her maiden tag under Declan McDonogh in the Dundalk Stadium On Facebook Handicap.
Fourth in the 2013 Racing Post Trophy, Dolce N Karama got off the mark on start number thirteen when landing the Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Rated Race.
Conor Hoban rode his first winner in the Aga Khan silks when getting Dalewari home to justify favouritism in the www.dundalkstadium.com Nursery Handicap.
They may have come up short in the opener with the well-backed favourite Mr Bounty (4th). However you won't keep men like Michael O'Callaghan and Fergal Lynch down for too long and they struck in race two, the Dundalk Stadium – Light Up Your Night (C & G) Maiden with Indian Tomahawk.
One might have expected Times In Anatefka to head the betting in the Crowne Plaza Hotel Race & Stay Handicap, on the back of her win here at Dundalk twelve days ago. The daughter of Pyrus eventually went off 4/1 'second-in' but she still got the job done under Chris Hayes.
Bobs Worth is on course to bid for back-to-back victories in the Lexus Chase at Leopardstown on December 28.
Tony McCoy made a triumphant return to the saddle with victory on Southfield Royale in the opener at Fontwell.
12.20 Blood Cotil , Clarcam , Dfordarsi
1.25 Delegate , Medimli , Mount Masada
3.10 Summers King
3.40 Mister Miyagi
3.55 Sweet Piccolo , Picnic In The Glen
4.55 Mambo Spirit
5.55 Faery Song
1.10 Rathlin Rose
2.20 Fairy Alisha
12.45 Devenish Island
1.20 Top Totti
1.55 Lady Ra
2.30 Gurkha Brave , Safari Journey
3.05 Hi Bob
3.35 Monkey Rum
Thurles racegoers are in for a treat on Thursday with a host of classy of performers on show on a fascinating card.
Dolce N Karama finally got his head in front where it mattered in the Crowne Plaza Leading Jockey & Trainer Championship Rated Race at Dundalk.
Gordon Elliott added another big prize to his CV when the heavily backed lightweight Balbriggan led all the way under Kevin Sexton to take the Ladbrokes Troytown Handicap Chase at Navan.
Willie Mullins displayed his team's impressive power with a Gowran Park four-timer highlighted by the success of Ballycasey in the feature Race That Stops A County 'Thyestes Jan 22nd 2015' Chase.
Trainer Tony Carroll hit the jackpot under the lights at Dundalk with a double thanks to Serenity Spa and Innoko on a raid from his Worcestershire base in England.