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Anthony Van Dyck wins the Derby to earn O’Brien place in record books

• Trainer wins Epsom Classic for the seventh time
• Madhmoon second, Japan third, Broome fourth

Anthony Van Dyck has won the Derby, delivering a seventh success in the Epsom Classic for Aidan O’Brien, matching the all-time record for a trainer. The colt, sent off at 13-2, finished strongly against the inside rail under Seamie Heffernan to score by about a length, with a four-way photo for second place.

“He can train all right,” Heffernan said in an understated tribute to his employer. The jockey was winning the Derby for the first time at the 12th attempt.

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