• Handy Andy and Charingworth jump the last as one
  • And hit the ground running in the opener
  • The AP McCoy wall is proving popular
  • Anay Turge leads the field close home in the Paddy Power Handicap Chase
  • Looking for a fox?
  • The hounds are then called back to the serious business of the day
  • Oscar Whisky is a reluctant leader on his chase bow
  • The Steel Plate And Sections Novices' Chase lives up to its billing
  • There's little to choose between the pair in the run to the line.
  • Thomas Crapper takes the final flight and runs on strongly
  • Jubilant trainer Robin Dickin greets his winner and Charlie Poste
  • It's a long walk back for Sam Twiston-Davies whose Kaylif Aramis failed to compete
  • So that's where the fox got to!
  • They're underway for the Glenfarclas Cross Country Chase
  • Zest For Life leads as Balthazar King looks a little awkward
  • But the course specialist regains his composure to win well
  • The crowd seems remarkably subdued as Ruby Walsh makes his only ride a winning one

The Open: Day One

Handy Andy and Charingworth jump the last as one