Barry Geraghty, fresh from his Champion Hurdle win on Jezki, struck on day two as he piloted O’Faolains Boy to victory in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham
The Rebecca Curtis-trained gelding prevailed from Smad Place by a neck.
Irish challenger Morning Assembly was a further six lengths back in third spot.
O’Faolains Boy prevailed after a titanic with Smad Place for the RSA Chase at the Cheltenham Festival.
The Barry Geraghty-ridden seven-year-old (12-1) found just a little more when it mattered to take the Grade One.
After passing the post almost in unison bookmaker, Paddy Power quoted the first two home in the RSA at 20-1 for the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup.