Coral eased her to 16-1 from 14-1 for the Triumph Hurdle, Spokesman David Stevens said: "Although Cosmea
has won both her starts over hurdles, she had to work hard to land the odds at Huntingdon and it was not a performance worthy of the Triumph Hurdle favourite.
Deep Winter and Cosmea
are just two dangers in a wide-open curtain-raiser.
Rod Millman, trainer of Shavansky "We were delighted when he dead-heated with Cosmea
at Sandown and we're looking forward to the rematch.
The handicapper would have loved to have given him much more than the 6lbs he carries as a penalty and his form looks a little more progressive than that of hattrick seeking pair Addikt and Cosmea
He had to share his third winner on Cosmea
as, in the gathering gloom, the judge could not spilt the Alan King-trained filly and gambled-on Shavansky, who was having his first run for Rod Millan and rallied strongly under the trainer's son James.
CONTINUE sowing seeds of annuals such as verbena, cosmea
, marigolds and mimulus.
Robert Thornton stays loyal to the unbeaten filly Cosmea
, while Wayne Hutchinson rides Saticon, who has not got his head in front since winning over this course and distance in October.
won both her starts in style atWincanton and Huntingdon and was then put away to avoid the bad winter ground.
The Alan King-trained filly Cosmea
has potential of her own, but she may meet her match here in Hebridean.
The principal opposition today is likely to come from the Alan King-trained Cosmea
, winner of both her hurdling starts, and as short as 16-1 for the Triumph with Paddy Power.
The daughter of Dr Fong has been beaten by useful types in Cosmea
and Saticon, who are both at the top end of the market for the Triumph Hurdle.
Starluck, who was cut to 16-1 co-favourite (from 20) by Paddy Power yesterday, is vying with Hebridean, Lethal Weapon and Cosmea
for Triumph Hurdle favouritism.
was sent off at 2-7 for the 2m1/2f juvenile hurdle at Huntingdon, but was forced to work hard for the win and, having been talked about as a possible Triumph Hurdle contender, connections have to lower their sights.
George also saddled three seconds on the card, two of them behind runners representing Alan King and Robert Thornton, who combined for a treble with Cosmea
, Divali Princess and Whistlejacquet, all of whom started favourite.
Araldur completed a profitable afternoon for Alan King who notched an across-the-card four-timer as he also collected with Cosmea
, Divali Princess and Whistlejacquet.