Abacadabras for Gordon Elliott started his life over hurdles last season in great style showing clear pace in the final stages of his races
Having landed a decent contest at Gowran on his seasonal debut, he then went on to take a Grade Three at Navan showing clear progression.
Although finishing second on his next start it saw him give his best performance to date when a narrow second to the superstar Envoi Allen in a Grade One at Fairyhouse.
He then headed to the Dublin Racing Festival and he landed his first Grade One of his career in the future Champions Novice Hurdle.
It was all systems go for the Supreme Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham festival and he finished a narrow second to the smart Shishkin in a photo-finish, which looks incredible form.
Staying over hurdles this term he makes his debut in the WKD Hurdle on Friday with the big target looking to be the Champion Hurdle at the festival.