Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Seville's Another O'Brien Ace

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Seville's Another O'Brien Ace

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AIDAN O'BRIEN has been mopping up valuable prizes in recent weeks and the trainer can land another with the promising Seville in the totesport Dante Stakes at York tomorrow.

Fresh from winning with all four of his runners at Chester's May meeting and enjoying yet another Derrinstown Derby Trial victory with Recital, O'Brien could not be in better form -- especially considering his horses usually peak from mid-summer onwards.

Seville has achieved far more in his short career than either of his market rivals Carlton House and World Domination, who are priced purely on the strength of their home reputations.

The Galileo colt chased home Dubai Prince on his debut at Gowran, with the winner subsequently going on to prove himself top class before his switch to Godolphin.

Seville then had no trouble winning at Tipperary before finishing just under a length second to Godolphin recruit Casamento in the Group One Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster.

His breeding suggests he can do nothing but improve for a step up in trip and the form of his stable means he should be hard to beat in the valuable Derby trial over an extended 1m 2f. …

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