Jezki has won the Champion Hurdle for Barry Geraghty after Tony McCoy opted to ride the runner-up My Tent Or Yours.
The Willie Mullins-trained Quevega has claimed a record sixth victory at Cheltenham, winning the Mares' Hurdle under Ruby Walsh.
Cheltenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Irish runner Jezki gave jockey Barry Geraghty his second win and trainer Jessica Harrington her first in the Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday.
Rain Affair will take on the combined might of the Chris Waller and Guy Walter stables when he runs in the Canterbury Stakes at Randwick.
His gelding Meticulously put in the worst run of his career there, but trainer Matthew Dale says Canterbury will offer a shot at redemption.
Three-year-old Late Charge has the chance to press his claims for an ATC Australian Derby start when he runs in the Alister Clark Stakes.
Cheltenham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Jump racing's showpiece The Cheltenham Festival gets underway on Tuesday but the 2014 edition will be known as the 'year of the cloud' according to leading Irish trainer Willie Mullins because of a doping case involving another Irish handler.
Temple Of Boom returns to the scene of his greatest triumph to take on a classy field of sprinters in the Group Two Challenge Stakes at Randwick.
George Osborne says Written Up has been knocking on the door in recent starts and he hopes for another improved showing in the Bendigo Guineas.
Trainer Nigel Blackiston says he will talk to the owner of Adelaide Cup winner Outback Joe but he could spell the stayer and aim for the spring.
WA stayer Black Tycoon will tackle the $1 million Sydney Cup (3200m) at Randwick on April 19.
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