John Quinn bids to win the JCB Triumph Hurdle for a second time on Friday and is full of hope for Pearl Castle and Rutherglen.
Big Buck's is in "seriously good order" according to trainer Paul Nicholls as he bids to land the Ladbrokes World Hurdle for a fifth time.
Cheltenham clerk of the course Simon Claisse has refused to the rule out the prospect of watering for the final two days of the Festival.
Anthony Honeyball is considering Aintree and Punchestown for Regal Encore following his Imperial Cup fourth at Sandown.
Last Instalment will travel to England on Sunday, but a decision on his Gold Cup participation remains in the balance.
Exciting juvenile Activial will skip the JCB Triumph Hurdle and instead wait for next month's Crabbie's Grand National meeting at Aintree.
Hurricane Fly will face eight rivals when he bids for a third win in the Stan James Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham on Tuesday.
Paul Nicholls has confirmed Hinterland will tackle the BetVictor Queen Mother Champion Chase
Nicky Henderson and Paul Nicholls have both expressed their hopes that no watering will be necessary at Cheltenham before the Festival.
Whispering Warrior swooped late and fast to land the Ladbrokes Lincoln Trial Handicap at Wolverhampton.
Instant Impacked won a rousing battle for the Aidan Fogarty & Ashgrove Stables Handicap Chase at Gowran.
Brave Vic went into the Grade Three EBF William Hill 'National Hunt' Novices' Handicap Hurdle Final as the only maiden in the field of 16.