Chester Vase: Hans Holbein wins for Aidan O'Brien & Ryan Moore

Hans Holbein leads the way at Chester
Hans Holbein gave jockey Ryan Moore his fifth Chester Vase win in eight years

Trainer Aidan O'Brien claimed a sixth Chester Vase win as Hans Holbein scored under a front-running Ryan Moore ride.

The 7-4 favourite stayed on well to see off Storm The Stars by one-and-three-quarter lengths.

Hans Holbein, named after a 16th century portrait artist, was cut to as low as 16-1 (from 66-1) by bookmakers for next month's Derby at Epsom.

"He went round here well enough so I don't see why he wouldn't act at Epsom," said Moore.

"He's quite laid-back but he finds a little bit when you ask him."

Michael Owen, Darren Fletcher and Wayne Rooney at Chester Races
Former England striker Michael Owen (left), West Brom's Darren Fletcher (centre) and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney (right) were in attendance at Chester

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