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