Ecology and management of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar
(Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Alabama peaches.
Heartbreakingly for the backers of Maljimar, McCoy went into overdrive and won by a neck, with Nenuphar
Collonges another half a length away in third and Dear Villez fourth.
Other King horses to keep an eye on during the four-day extravaganza are Nenuphar
Collonges (William Hill Trophy), Penn Da Benn (Coral Cup), Saticon & Balzaccio (Fred Winter Hurdle), Pennek (Pertemps Final), Blazing Bailey (World Hurdle), Thetwincamdrift (Albert Bartlett Hurdle) and Oh Crick (Grand Annual Chase).
Paul Nicholls has another Haydock course winner Opera Mundi and stable-mate Cornish Sett entered, while Alan King is double-handed with Nenuphar
Collonges and D'Argent.
But from the other side of the M4 will come a two-pronged attack from the man who so nearly won the National last season, Alan King, who saddled Halcon Genelardais to finish a gallant second last season, will also have Nenuphar
Collonges in the line-up and there has been plenty of support for the winner at Bangor on his reappearance.
However, stable companion Nenuphar
Collonges will be getting 20lbs from Halcon and he looks very well handicapped.
The other is Nenuphar
Collonges (9st 1lb), whose odds were cut to 14-1 from 20-1 thanks to an impressive victory at Bangor on Wednesday - for which he received a 6lb penalty.
Plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar
, is a tiny, snout-nosed beetle and major pest of stone fruits, including peaches.
Collonges is fancied to confirm himself a really smart sort in the Bally more Properties Leamington Novices' Hurdle.
Collonges is fancied to confirm himself a smart sort in the Ballymore Properties Leamington Novices' Hurdle.
Collonges is fancied to confirm himself a really smart sort in the Ballymore Properties Leamington Novices' Hurdle (3.00).
Should the six-year-old head to Warwick, he could face some interesting rivals including Challow Hurdle winner Souffleur and Nenuphar
Collonges, who defeated Peter Bowen's charge at Cheltenham a couple of weeks earlier.
Michel Deguy's plenary address to the conference examines "Le Nenuphar
blanc" for its play on presence and absence in the abduction of the flower.