Hennessy does not want any more rain for Sublimity
, who ran second to Solwhit on testing ground in the December Festival Hurdle at Leopardstown last month, and according to Leopardstown manager Tom Burke yesterday, no rain is forecast for the weekend.
If skipping the Grade 1, Sublimity
could miss out on a rematch with Solwhit, who has been pencilled in for the Irish Champion Hurdle.
When Philip set him alight Sublimity
quickened really well and showed his speed to win by three lengths.
For if Rayman is correct about the connection between sublimity
and morality, then the Kantian nonintellectualists are right, and the Kantian intellectualists are wrong.
END OF THE LINE: Former Champion Hurdle winner Sublimity
(pictured, left, with jockey Phillip Carberry) has been retired after finishing fourth at at Punchestown
Brave Inca returned with an excellent second in the Hatton's Grace, however, before finishing behind Sublimity
at Leopardst own over Christmas.
Sizing Europe, the 15-8 favourite, again flattered to deceive and was the first to crack, with Sublimity
striking the front heading to the final flight.
"He battled well at Wetherby - Sublimity
is a Champion Hurdle winner and a classy horse," Geraghty said.
Nicky Henderson strengthened his hand for the Champion Hurdle after Punjabi gamely held off Sublimity
in a thrilling finish to the rearranged "Fighting Fifth" Hurdle at Wetherby.
endured something of a stop-start campaign last season but he is fancied to return to his brilliant best in the WBX.COM Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Wetherby.
will be ridden by Davy Russell for the first time in Saturday's WBX.COM Fighting Fifth Hurdle at Newcastle tomorrow.
The result is a solid contribution to the study of early modern sublimity
and a useful rethinking of several episodes in the literary history of seventeenth-century France.