Boy floors Place in RSA thriller

The scene at Cheltenham
The scene at Cheltenham
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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.