sagaman

sagaman

(ˈsɑːɡəmæn)
n, pl -men
someone who recites sagas
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Ireland's champion-trainer had previously won the race with Mystical City in 1996 and Clondaw Warrior in 2016 while Patrick Mullins became the first amateur to win the race since Philip Fenton scored on Sagaman in 1994.
Victory for either Lexi's Boy or Unknown Rebel would be a fourth success in the race for British stables following those of Rushmoor (1986), Sagaman (1991) and Overturn (2010).
But he is first and foremost a hurdler and McCain saddled him to become the first British-trained runner to succeed in the Galway highlight since Sagaman in 1991.
British trainers won with the Peter Scudamore-ridden Rushmoor in 1986 and with Liam Codd's Sagaman five years later and this time Martin Pipe sends Say What You See.
Robin Dickin's grand old campaigner Sagaman (20-1) showed his rivals the way home in the Mobilefone Group NSH/Nokia Handicap chase.
Tuesday: Es Go (Catterick 2.30), Banker Count (Catterick 3.0); Sister Gale (Leics 2.20), Mr Magnetic (Leics 2.50), Sagaman (Leics 3.20), Kingdom Of Shades (Leics 3.50), High In The Clouds (Leics 4.0); P Evans' sel (Lingfield 1.35), Locomotion (Lingfield 2.10), Italian Symphony (Lingfield 3.15 or 3.45).
The Sagaman story, illustrated by Norse and Teutonic sagas which with retellings and imitations became so popular in the nineteenth century, Green relates most clearly to Germany and its unification under Bismarck, although numerous English-language versions modelled on the sagas were published, too.
Another McManus-owned entry, the John Quinn-trained Project Bluebook is one of the possible English challengers for a race which has been exported on only three occasions, thanks to the victories of Rushmoor (1986), Sagaman (1991) and Overturn (2010).
Overturn's handsome defeat of former winner Bahrain Storm marked the first British success in the race since Sagaman in 1991.
But he has certainly won some big races during his long and impressive career including the 1996 National Hunt Chase (Loving Around), the following year's Paddy Power on Time For A Run, the 1991 Galway Hurdle (Sagaman) and the 1999 Aintree Foxhunters on Elegant Lord."
In 1991, Philip Fenton partnered Sagaman to victory in the race for Liam Codd.
British raiders have always been part of the Galway festival, but Overturn was the first since Sagaman in 1991 to take Thursday's Guinness Galway Hurdle and Moloney hopes this will prompt trainers to field even more promising contenders next year.