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Roger Teal and Cieren Fallon Jr both broke their maiden Group 1 tag in a thrilling Darley July Cup on Saturday.
In a race packed with speed and quality on paper, the 2020 Darley July Cup looked set to be a memorable renewal and it didn’t disappoint.
Oxted wins the Darley July Cup Stakes in thrilling style under @CierenFallonJr, who picks up his first Group 1 winner on just his second ride at the highest level!
— Champions Series (@ChampionsSeries) July 11, 2020
In a field containing Group 1 winners Golden Horde and Hello Youmzain, Fallon Jr. always had Oxted handy and remained on the pace for the entirety of the six-furlong dash. The main protagonists also held good positions and a thrilling finish unfolded in the final furlong.
Evenetual-winner Oxted made his move two furlongs out between Golden Horde and the tiring Hello Youmzain.