Outsider Sovereign beats Anthony Van Dyck at the Curragh

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Long-shot Sovereign led from start to finish to win the Irish Derby and beat Epsom victor and stablemate Anthony Van Dyck into second at the Curragh.

The 33-1 outsider left the 5-4 favourite with too much to do after Padraig Beggy set a blistering pace to win by six lengths.Aidan O’Brien trains the top three with Norway (16-1) coming in third.Anthony Van Dyck was aiming to become the 19th horse to complete the Derby double.

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