Ten Sovereigns tipped for York

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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.’

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