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  • Silviniaco Conti (FR)

  • Age: 9 (Foaled April 14th, 2006)
  • Sex: Chestnut Gelding
  • Breeding: Dom Alco (FR) - Gazelle Lulu (FR) (Altayan (IRE))
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Owner: Chris Giles & Potensis Bloodstock Ltd

News Clippings

Betfred Bowl report: Nicholls Bowl-ed over by Conti

April 9th, 2015

Silviniaco Conti returned to his brilliant best after digging deep when it mattered most to secure back-to-back victories in the Betfred Bowl at Aintree.

Injury ends Southfield Theatre's season

March 16th, 2015

Southfield Theatre is sidelined for the rest of the season after undergoing surgery on a cut leg he sustained when finishing second in the RSA Chase at Cheltenham.

Cheltenham Festival news: Silviniaco Conti at fever pitch for Gold Cup

February 24th, 2015

Paul Nicholls reports Silviniaco Conti in better shape than last year as he heads into the final days of his preparation for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Paul Nicholls will step up the work of his Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders Silviniaco Conti and Sam Winner

January 19th, 2015

Paul Nicholls will step up the work of his Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup contenders Silviniaco Conti and Sam Winner in the coming days.

Silviniaco Conti gunning for Cheltenham Gold Cup

December 30th, 2014

Silviniaco Conti is likely to head straight for the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup in March.

Silviniaco Conti may skip Cheltenham Gold Cup prep run

December 28th, 2014

Paul Nicholls might keep Silviniaco Conti under wraps and not run again before the Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup.

Silviniaco Conti bouncing ahead of the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day

December 8th, 2014

Paul Nicholls reports Silviniaco Conti to be bouncing ahead of the William Hill King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day, but is hoping for suitably soft ground at the Sunbury venue over Christmas.

Paul Nicholls pair go for King George VI Chase at Kempton Park

November 24th, 2014

Paul Nicholls is looking forward to the William Hill King George VI Chase with last year's first and third after Silviniaco Conti and Al Ferof both won their weekend assignments in fine style.

Silviniaco back to his best to win Betfair Chase at Haydock

November 22nd, 2014

Silviniaco Conti exorcised the memories of a couple of poor performances when returning to his best to win the Betfair Chase for a second time.

Silviniaco Conti goes for Bowl

March 25th, 2014

Silviniaco Conti will try to improve on his Cheltenham Gold Cup fourth in next week's Betfred Bowl at Aintree.

Nicholls happy with star duo

February 21st, 2014

Paul Nicholls' two big Cheltenham hopes Silviniaco Conti and Big Buck's enjoyed a "good day out" as the pair took another step in their preparations with a post-race gallop at Exeter.

Kempton workout likely for Gold Cup hope Silviniaco Conti

February 13th, 2014

Paul Nicholls could give his main Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup hope Silviniaco Conti a serious final tune-up back at an old haunt over the next fortnight.

Tom Scudamore and Paul Nicholls target King George revenge

December 9th, 2013

Tom Scudamore and Paul Nicholls both believe that they can get Cue Card beaten in the William Hill King George VI Chase - but they're in disagreement as to whether Joe Tizzard managed to get 'an easy lead' when beating Dynaste and Silviniaco Conti aboard Cue Card in the Betfair Chase last month.

Ditcheat duo in King George frame

November 24th, 2013

Paul Nicholls could have at least two cracks at the William Hill King George VI Chase, with Silviniaco Conti and Al Ferof under consideration for Kempton on Boxing Day.

Noel Fehily will partner Silviniaco Conti in Betfair Chase

November 18th, 2013

Noel Fehily will partner Silviniaco Conti when he aims to secure back-to-back victories in the Betfair Chase at Haydock on Saturday.

Paul Nicholls tells Sky Sports News of his plans for stable stars

November 11th, 2013

Paul Nicholls outlined running plans for Silviniaco Conti and Al Ferof on Sky Sports News on Monday morning.

Big Buck's on comeback trail

October 17th, 2013

Big Buck's could be back in action in the New Year as he continues to make progress from the leg injury that saw him miss the second half of last season.

My Tent Or Yours has been raised by 13lbs following his impressive win in Saturday's Betfair Hurdle.

February 12th, 2013

The British Horeseracing Authority's handicapper has raised My Tent Or Yours by 13lbs following his impressive win in Saturday's Betfair Hurdle.

Tidal Bay looks set to run in the World Hurdle and then the Grand National.

February 10th, 2013

Tidal Bay looks set to bid for a big spring double with tilts at the Ladbrokes World Hurdle and John Smith's Grand National.

Silviniaco Conti clear winner of Denman Chase

February 9th, 2013

Silviniaco Conti kept up his unbeaten record this season with an emphatic victory in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury.