Oscars Well had a convincing win in the Book New Years Eve Panoramic Restaurant Beginners Chase at Punchestown yesterday, a perfect debut for the hurdler over fences.
Last season's Irish Champion Hurdle runner-up put in a classy display as he romped home in this two-mile contest.
Robbie Power had the Jessica Harrington-trained seven-year-old handily placed in fourth as Hi Big Man, Darwins Fox and Willowhill Warrior cut out the running.
Jumping into the lead with the minimum of fuss at the third-last, the 1/2 favourite was never out of second gear as he scored by 12 lengths from Darwins Fox, with Plan A third.
Harrington said: "That was a lovely introduction. I couldn't believe how good he was jumping and Robbie said either long or short he was great.
"I'd say he'll go for the Drinmore (Fairyhouse, December 2) now."