Coincidental Agent (left) beats Lord Glitters in the Queen Anne

Unplanned Agent offers to recoup his season on track in the Shadwell Joel Stakes at Newmarket on Friday.

Eve Johnson Houghton’s relentless star caused a colossal stunner when winning the Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot, anyway never incapacitated to arrive a telling blow in the Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville won by Alpha Centauri on his latest appearance.

He makes his initially start since that early August errand in this Group Two test, with his guide starting at now having one eye on the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes back at Ascot on October 20.


Coincidental Agent (left) beats Lord Glitters in the Queen Anne
Coincidental Agent (left) beats Lord Glitters in the Queen Anne


“He’s fit as a fiddle. This is his prep race for the QEII, and we’re incredibly content with him,” said Johnson Houghton.

“Preferably he’ll get back on track. I think the ground is genuinely unnecessary, to be totally blunt.

“I assume that a couple of interchange sprinters have made the running in the past – yet in case they don’t go an exceptional pace, so be it, Accidental Agent did twice persuade seven furlongs last gathering time.

“He shows up in the extraordinary edge, yet Mustashry looks significant – and offering weight to him will be hard.”

Coincidental Agent’s most serious threat appears, apparently, to be the already specified Mustache.

The Sir Michael Stoute-arranged five-year-old anchored the best accomplishment of his livelihood to date in the Park Stakes at Doncaster a fortnight earlier and plans to grapple dynamic Group Two prizes.

Angus Gold, dashing manager to proprietor Sheik Hamdan Al Maktoum, expressed: “I was to a great degree motivated with him at Doncaster. He was plainly coming back to seven furlongs that day and looked beaten, yet he showed an awesome perspective to battle back and win.

“I don’t think to return up to a mile will inconvenience him at all and in a perfect world, he’ll run well afresh.

“He’s had a few issues on the way, yet he’s doing to a great degree well at the present time.”

Stoute moreover saddles Regal Reality, one of two sprinters for Cheveley Park Stud close by Clive Cox’s Zonderland.

Zabeel Prince, the victor of four of his seven starts for Roger Varian, completes the five-in number field.


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