Jason Maguire has been brought out of an induced coma after he had part of his liver removed following a nasty fall at Stratford on Monday.
The Grand National-winning jockey rode the John Quinn-trained Scots Gaelic in a two-mile handicap hurdle when he was unseated at the second flight and kicked in the stomach by another horse.
Present View survived a lengthy stewards' inquiry to give trainer Jamie Snowden a first Festival winner as he held Attaglance in a dramatic finish to the Rewards4Racing Novices' Handicap Chase at Cheltenham.
The Cheltenham Festival may lacks its star attraction in Wednesday’s Queen Mother Champion Chase, but the sad absence of Sprinter Sacre does serve to open up the chasing feature for those previously left trailing in his wake.
The Champion Hurdle was cruelly marred by the death of Our Conor, who took a crunching fall when wearing his heart on his sleeve on the front end in a bid for further festival glory in the Champion Hurdle. One of the finest juveniles ever to grace the sport, he'll not be forgotten in a hurry by the Cheltenham faithful. It was a high-octane, enjoyable and often humbling day at the festival - here's how it went down
Each of the festival, GG.COM will be joined by some of the industry’s finest brainpower to bring punters the best information, selections and opinions. Its Champion Chase Day and our panelists are answering the key questions below as to what will happen on Day 2 of the 2014 Cheltenham Festival - here it goes!!