Ahead of QIPCO British Champions Day at Ascot on Saturday 19 October, British Champions Series ambassador Laura Collett visited the Newmarket yard of successful Flat trainer Roger Varian to find out more about what goes into getting a top racehorse to a major race meeting. See how she got on and which horses she met below…

See Horse & Hound magazine (26 September, 2013) for a special discount code on tickets for QIPCO British Champions Day.