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24 Feb 14 19:46
Date Joined: 24 Mar 05
| Topic/replies: 1,462 | Blogger: frankalsoran60's blog
THE above horse won the first bumper at cheltenham in 1992[ the last race at cheltenham that year]and the following year won the first race  SUPREME NOVICES' HURDLE .. Technically makeing him the winner of back to back races at the Festival ,  my question is this has any other horse won back to back races at the festaval, im sure out there in horseracing land some eggheads  know the answer... im not sure it has happened since....TX
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Report The Gotchee February 24, 2014 9:31 PM GMT
Champagne Fever won the same two races as Montelado
Report kavvie February 24, 2014 9:32 PM GMT
not back to back tho
Report The Gotchee February 24, 2014 9:44 PM GMT
You are right Kavvie but it was still a similar achievement.
Report el gato February 24, 2014 9:54 PM GMT
monsignor followed up his bumper win with a sun alliance hurdle the following year...........a monster who never got to fulfill his huge potential
Report kavvie February 24, 2014 9:57 PM GMT
i remember bkin montelado  early in his careeer one day in limerick   was 11/10 joint fav with a good horse of livingstons(I think) it hard enough to beat him..i still have the race card somewhere because i went thru the card.pity i was backing in fivers!!
Report The Gotchee February 24, 2014 10:08 PM GMT
What happen Monsignor, I remember he was a beast of a horse who won a few hurdle races and was going in the right direction?
Report workrider February 24, 2014 10:21 PM GMT
plagued with injuries and never the same....
Report frankalsoran60 February 24, 2014 11:42 PM GMT
ty lads   el gato do you know for sure that Monsignor won back to back races[ like Montelado] ty
Report Distant View February 24, 2014 11:57 PM GMT
Bumper was not the last race at the festival when Monsignor won and anyway the Sun Alliance is the second day of the festival.

Montelado feat is unique as far as I know.
Report ambush February 25, 2014 1:05 AM GMT
think buckminister was the name of the lillingston horse
Report kavvie February 25, 2014 10:17 AM GMT
yep your right ambush.a good horse in his own right...
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