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Van Dyck

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Sir Anthony. 1599--1641, Flemish painter; court painter to Charles I of England (1632--41). He is best known for his portraits of the aristocracy
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But Anthony Van Dyck is sure to improve for that run and can land a Derby double.
Anthony Van Dyck just stayed on the best of that trio in the Derby after Seamie Heffernan made the decisive switch to the rail.
Anthony Van Dyck, who takes his name from the 16th century Flemish painter, was a fourth Derby victor for Coolmore super stallion Galileo, O'Brien's first winner of the premier Classic in 2001.
Seamie Heffernan celebrates Derby success on Anthony Van Dyck
Seamie Heffernan's mount raced in mid-division for much of the way, and still had more horses ahead of him than behind inside the final quarter-mile Sir Dragonet and Madhmoon - trained by the 86-year-old Kevin Prendergast - were disputing the lead racing inside the final furlong, but Anthony Van Dyck darted up the inside of the pair and galloped on strongly against the far rail.
FIRST AID Seamus Heffernan drives home Anthony Van Dyck to win the Derby for Aidan O'Brien (left)
Anthony Van Dyck - a three-time winner as a two-year-old - earned his shot at Derby glory with an impressive comeback victory in the Lingfield Derby Trial three weeks ago and was also prominent in the betting at 13-2, following support in the minutes leading up to the race.
The duo were immediately joined by Japan (20/1) and Broome but Heffernan had finally begun to get a tune out of Anthony Van Dyck entering the final furlong.
O'Brien reported Sir Dragonet and Anthony Van Dyck to be in good shape after their efforts at Chester and Lingfield respectively and confirmed yet another Derby contender, Japan, on course to run at York on Thursday.
ANTHONY VAN DYCK brushed aside his RaceBets Derby Trial rivals aside at Lingfield Park to tighten Aidan O'Brien's already vice-like grip on the Investec Derby.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Hugh Routledge/REX/Shutterstock (10233871o)Anthony Van Dyck (Ryan Moore) wins The RaceBets Derby Trial Stakes.Horse Racing, Lingfield Racecourse, UK - 11 May 2019 Image Credit: Hugh Routledge/REX/Shutterstock