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Bowman four, Monton all the glory in Villiers

Bowman four, Monton all the glory in Villiers

17 Dec, 2011

While jockey Hugh Bowman won four races at Warwick Farm today, his win on Monton in the $175,000 Villiers Stakes (1600m) flattered the horse more than the hoop.

Monton from the disastrous barrier 18, travelled four wide without cover throughout but powered to the line to pick up the second Group 2 victory of his …

Monton wins 12 months later

Monton wins 12 months later

3 Dec, 2011

It took Monton 12 months to the day to break a drought of outs but it would be surprising if another win is not close judging on his Listed Blackwoods Festival Stakes (1500m) effort at Rosehill.

Monton had eight unsuccessful runs since winning a benchmark 95 Hcp at the same meet last year but that …