30 1 TRACHONITIS (IRE) (A McCarthy) 16-1 2 Dove Cottage (IRE) (11-2) 3 Cosmea
(8-1) 8 ran Nampour 7-2JF 11/4, 1.
Despite having to give weight to rivals Hebridean and Cosmea
, HELIUM has strong claims in the Grade 2 Adonis Juvenile Novices' Hurdle (3.
fairly bolted up on her hurdling debut at Wincanton and is impossible to oppose in the Simply Carpets Juvenile Fillies Only Novices' Hurdle at Huntingdon.
heads the very early market for next year's Triumph Hurdle following her impressive display in the Grolsch Juvenile Novices' Hurdle.
, ageratum, begonia (below), petunia, impatiens, Livingstone daisy - the list is as long as your own personal taste - but all can be sown now under glass with heating.
Alan King, trainer of Cosmea
"It's a big ask, but she is a filly we want to retain for the stud, so we are hoping to sneak some black type with her.
45), won last year by Champion Hurdle favourite Binocular, usually throws up a live Triumph Hurdle contender, and Nick Gifford's HELIUM can give weight to promising pair Cosmea
Ante-post Triumph Hurdle favourite Cosmea
was made to work hard to maintain her unbeaten record over obstacles in the Simply Carpets Juvenile Fillies Only Novices' Hurdle at Huntingdon.
THE National Hunt season may only just be under way, but connections of Cosmea
may already have one eye on the Cheltenham Festival following her impressive display in the Grolsch Juvenile Novices' Hurdle.
These include impressive displays of blue delphinium, deep red penstemon, cosmea
, lots of honeysuckle and clematis, masses of roses, wild geranium, buddleia or butterfly bush and self-seeding poppies.
Sow antirrhinum, cosmea
, ageratum, begonia, petunia, impatiens, brachycome, canna, mimulus, necotiana, nemesia, Livingstone daisy, gazania, dahlia and wahlenbergia and other half-hardy annuals under glass with heat.
has been off a long time, probably waiting for the ground to dry out, whereas Helium looked mightily impressive at Sandown.