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A sparkling performance from Surfman contributes to a mid-week treble A sparkling performance from Surfman contributes to a mid-week treble

In a week when our focus is set on the fillies competing in the 1000 Guineas it was the boys that provide the excitement on Wednesday with an across-the-card treble.

Princely performance continues strong form Princely performance continues strong form

After the three-year-old filly Qabala’s success in the G3 Nell Gwyn earlier in the week it was a gelding twice her age who doubled the yard’s group-race tally for the season back at Newmarket yesterday.

100 Stakes winners for Varian Stable as Queen Of Desire strides to victory at Bath 100 Stakes winners for Varian Stable as Queen Of Desire strides to victory at Bath

Queen Of Desire winning the Listed Lansdown Stakes marks a huge day for Varian Stable as she becomes the 100th Stakes winner for her handler Roger Varian.

Qabala leads home Nell Gwyn 1-2 Qabala leads home Nell Gwyn 1-2

A scintillating success for the unbeaten Qabala in the G3 Nell Gwyn Stakes has propelled Sheikh Mohammed Bin Khalifa Al Thani’s filly to the head of the betting for the 1000 Guineas, with just a couple of weeks to go until they go to post for the one mile Classic.

The winners continue to flow as Sharja Bridge sets the bar high The winners continue to flow as Sharja Bridge sets the bar high

Sharja Bridge emulated his stablemate Zabeel Prince by winning the Listed Doncaster Mile Stakes in impressive style and continue a purple patch for Varian Stable this spring.

Professional Nabeyla breaks maiden in style Professional Nabeyla breaks maiden in style

After a typically quiet winter period for the yard Nabeyla livened up proceedings in eye-catching fashion when breaking her maiden at the first time of asking in the fillies’ novice at Wolverhampton on Tuesday evening.

First winner of the year First winner of the year

Varian Stable's first winner of the year arrived in the first week of January thanks to a pillar to post success from Invitational.

Become an owner with Varian Stable Become an owner with Varian Stable

This year, for the very first time, Varian Stable is offering the opportunity to get involved in racehorse ownership for a fraction of the price of owning your own horse.

Wednesday double keeps winter fires burning Wednesday double keeps winter fires burning

THE DAYS may be short and the temperature might be cold but there is plenty of excitement within the Varian Stable camp to keep the fires burning over the winter and a Wednesday double added further fuel to those ambitions as Manorah and Tauteke broke their maidens at Kempton and Chelmsford respectively.

100 up at Wolves on Saturday 100 up at Wolves on Saturday

THE TALLY began with the success of Zabeel Prince on the opening weekend of the season at Doncaster in March and 239 days further down the line the century of winners for the calendar year was completed by Shagalla, who broke her maiden at the fourth attempt when winning the extended one mile nursery at Wolverhampton on Saturday evening.

Fillies to the fore as good form continues Fillies to the fore as good form continues

FILLIES have come to fruition for Varian Stable in recent days as Contrive continued her progress on a synthetic surface when landing a competitive-looking handicap at Kempton on Monday evening, while Gilded Heaven broke her maiden in fine fashion when landing division one of the mile handicap at Newcastle on Saturday afternoon.

Rasima blooms bright in Fleur De Lys Rasima blooms bright in Fleur De Lys

RASIMA showed a bright turn of foot to quicken clear on the turn for home and make the most of her well-crafted track position when opening her account at Listed level in the Fleur De Lys Fillies’ Stakes at Lingfield on Thursday afternoon.

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