Anthony Van Dyck (horse)

Irish-bred Thoroughbred racehorse

Anthony Van Dyck (19 May 2016 – 3 November 2020) was an Irish Thoroughbred racehorse.[1] He was best known for winning the 2019 Epsom Derby. He was a top-class two-year-old in 2018 when he won three of his seven races including the Tyros Stakes and the Futurity Stakes.

He finished second in the National Stakes and third in the Dewhurst Stakes. He won the Derby Trial Stakes on his three-year-old debut before taking the Epsom Derby on 1 June.

He was placed in the Irish Derby, Irish Champion Stakes and Breeders' Cup Turf. He remained in training as a four-year-old in 2020. He was euthanised after breaking down in the 2020 Melbourne Cup on 3 November 2020 at the age of 4.[2]

References change

  1. "Anthony Van Dyck pedigree". Equineline.
  2. Ryan, Peter (November 3, 2020). "Anthony Van Dyck euthanised after breaking down during Melbourne Cup". The Age. Retrieved November 3, 2020.