Varian relishes shorter trip for Postponed



(Healy Racing Photos) Roger Varian is confident a drop in distance will not be an issue for in Wednesday's International at .

Winner of the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes at and the Prix Foy at last season for , the five-year-old has continued in the same vein since switching stables.

After slamming his rivals twice at the Dubai Carnival, made a scintillating return to Britain in the Coronation Cup at and was set to go off as a red-hot favourite to defend his King George crown last month before a respiratory infection ruled him out.

All but one of his eight career victories to date have come over trips of around a mile and a half, but Varian is relishing the prospect of seeing his stable star test his powers over two furlongs shorter on the Knavesmire.

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