(môN-də-märsäN`), town (1990 pop. 31,864), capital of Landes dept., SW France. It is a commercial center where important fairs are held. The town's products include lumber, goose-liver pâté, and machinery.
Brice Dulin, l'arriere du Castres Olympique, devrait etre indisponible "pour un ou deux mois" apres avoir ete agresse lors de la Feria de Mont-de-Marsan, a-t-on appris avant-hier mardi aupres du joueur.
Hosts Mont-de-Marsan retain three of the 15 who started Saturday's home league match against Stade Francais, including Jean Baptiste Claverie who moves from fly-half to full-back, while Sione Kalamafoni is the only player to keep his place in the Gloucester starting line-up.
Ambobo's stablemate Zaiyad will head directly to the Royal & SunAlliance Novices' Hurdle after connections decided to withdraw the horse from the Flat race he had been due to contest at Mont-de-Marsan yesterday.
Marichal, trained by Robert Litt at Mont-de-Marsan in the south-west, was tenth in last year's Prix du Jockey-Club before returning to the provinces, where he has since won two Listed races at Toulouse.