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The best of this week’s Coral Champions Club

| 13.09.2014

In This Weeks’ Coral Champions Club’

Roger Varian Interview

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They say third time’s the charm and trainer Roger Varian will certainly be hoping so as Kingston Hill bids to justify favouritism in the St Leger at Doncaster on Saturday. We sat down with the Newmarket handler and asked him about his stable star’s performances in the Classics this season, his ability to stay the gruelling trip and any concerns about the going at Townmoor! For full interview, click here

Down Leger Lane

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The oldest Classic in racing may not be the most fashionable with the speed obsessed grumblers expounding the idea that the race is detrimental to the breed, but the stamina laden race has been won by arguably some of sports greatest horses. Our nostalgic columnist ‘The Brigadier’ evokes some memorable moments from Leger’s past, sharing wonderful anecdotes of Nijinsky and Oh So Sharp. To read in full, click here

Win VIP Owner Experience

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Both Coral Champions Club fillies are entered to run at Wolverhampton on Monday in the 3pm race! Enter for your chance to win one of 5 pairs of Owner’s badges for a VIP Owner experience. Enjoy a pre-race chat with the trainer & jockeys in the Parade Ring, and 10% of the owner’s share if either Medicean Bliss or Miss Laroc should win any prize money! For further details, click here



David Metcalf

A lifelong Manchester United supporter, David has over 25 years’ experience in the media industry having worked for regional and national newspapers. He is a huge horse racing, football and greyhound fan and has done interviews on various radio and TV stations, including talkSPORT and Sky Sports, whilst working as a PR front man for a betting firm. David has also written for most of the top Premier League football fan websites, and produced a Cheltenham Festival guide with former eight-times champion national hunt jockey Peter Scudamore, MBE, after helping him to set up a syndicate for his trainer son Michael.