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O'Meara excited for Agincourt's Falmouth run

8th July 2020, 15:57 by Aidan Perkins

Trainer David O'Meara believes Agincourt can have a big say in Friday's Tattersalls Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket.

A field of seven has been declared for Friday's contest with the five-year-old set to line up alongside the likes of John Gosden pair Terebellum and Nazeef.

Agincourt was just edged out by Nazeef in the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes at Royal Ascot last month and O'Meara is confident she can hold her own again.

He said: "She's a lovely, late-maturing mare and we were not surprised by how well she ran at Ascot. If she runs as she did there at Newmarket it will get her involved in the Falmouth Stakes.

"We'd be hopeful she'd run well. Agincourt is very honest and as good as gold at home."

Richard Hannon's Billesdon Brook has also been declared along with the William Haggas-trained One Master, while Aidan O'Brien's Magic Wand and James Tate's Under The Stars make up the list.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Aidan Perkins is a senior journalist that specialises in football stories. Aidan, a Liverpool fan, also has a broad knowledge of several other sports.

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