Montjeu To Make Final Start in Breeders' Cup Turf
Updated: Tuesday, October 31, 2000 12:08 PM
Posted: Sunday, October 29, 2000 3:11 PM
Photo: Associated Press/ Shizuo Kambayashi
Montjeu will make his final career start in the Breeders' Cup Turf.
1999 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) winner Montjeu will make his final career start in the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) Saturday at Churchill Downs trainer John Hammond told Reuters on Sunday.
Michael Tabor's Montjeu (Sadler's Wells--Floripedes, by Top Ville) has won 11 of 15 career races but is winless in two races since taking the Prix Foy (Fr-II) in September. A winner of both the French and Irish Derbies, Montjeu also won the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Diamond Stakes (Eng-I).
The 4-year-old colt has earned $3,178,177.
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