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Bjorn Nielsen backs Stradivarius as ‘full of it’ while David Proberrt wins at Ffos Las again

David Proberrt wins at Ffos Las again while Bjorn Nielsen backs Stradivarius as ‘full of it’ and High Definition prepares to return

  • David Probert has won on on six straight rides at Ffos Las after another triumph
  • Bjorn Nielsen retains faith in Stradivarius ahead of the Weatherbys Lonsdale Cup
  • High Definition races for the first time since June when he runs on Wednesday 

David Probert followed his five-timer at Ffos Las on Wednesday with a treble back at the course the following day. Victory on Hey Teacher in the opener meant Probert had won on six consecutive rides.

Owner Bjorn Nielsen retains full faith in Stradivarius, who will try to win the Weatherbys Lonsdale Cup at York next Friday for the third time. The seven-year-old, trained by John and Thady Gosden, was fourth in the Ascot Gold Cup and Nielsen said: ‘The day he’s beaten when he has his conditions, that will probably be it, but from what I hear he’s still full of it.’

High Definition heads a four-strong entry for Aidan O’Brien in Wednesday’s Group Two Great Voltigeur Stakes at York. The colt has not run since he was the beaten favourite in June’s Irish Derby.

Bjorn Nielsen insists that he still has full faith in Stradivarius (above) ahead of his latest outing