A chaotic finish to the Champion Novice Chase on day one of the Punchestown Festival sees Gordon Elliott's The Storyteller clinch victory.
Officials say they are "saddened" by the fatalities and early indications are they were unrelated instances.
Veracious, who was due to be the mount of Frankie Dettori, is ruled out of the 1,000 Guineas at Newmarket on 6 May.
Joe Farrell, ridden by Adam Wedge, holds off the challenge of Ballyoptic and Tom Bellamy to win the Scottish Grand National.
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