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Ten Sovereigns tipped for York

15th July 2019, 14:40 by Alex Jack

Aidan O'Brien believes July Cup hero Ten Sovereigns will next be aimed at the Coolmore Nunthorpe at York next month.

The talented runner impressed under exerienced jockey Ryan Moore to win the Darley July Cup on Saturday and now connections are considering the next option for the No Nay Never colt.

O'Brien was delighted with Ten Sovereigns' performance over the weekend at Newmarket and has now hinted the Coolmore Nunthorpe at York could be his next option.

"We were delighted with him. We felt he had made very good progress since Ascot," said O'Brien. "We knew we had to step up from Ascot, but we felt that his work was very good and we were looking forward to seeing him run."

He added: "I think the lads will decide that [where he goes next], but he would have the option of the Nunthorpe.

"We'll see how he comes out of this race first."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Alex Jack is a Yorkshireman with Scottish connections and well versed in a number of sports. A Leeds United supporter, who also enjoys both codes of rugby. Leeds Rhinos is where you can find him in the summer, while Alex is an avid supporter of Scottish rugby union.

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