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  • Silviniaco Conti (FR)

  • Age: 11 (Foaled April 14th, 2006)
  • Sex: Chestnut Gelding
  • Breeding: Dom Alco (FR) - Gazelle Lulu (FR) (Altayan (IRE))
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Owner: Mr Chris Giles & Sullivan Bloodstock Ltd

News Clippings

'Ability still there' with Silviniaco Conti

January 5th, 2017

Paul Nicholls is optimistic Silviniaco Conti still has the ability to capture another big prize before the curtain comes down on his glittering career.

Silviniaco Conti set to swerve King George Chase

November 21st, 2016

Silviniaco Conti is to skip the King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day as Paul Nicholls looks to lower his sights.

Silviniaco Conti will attempt to win third Betfair Chase at Haydock

November 8th, 2016

Silviniaco Conti will attempt to win the Betfair Chase at Haydock for a third time after he finished second on his return to action at Down Royal on Saturday.

Paul Nicholls works Silviniaco Conti at Chepstow

October 25th, 2016

Paul Nicholls feels Silviniaco Conti is approaching peak condition ahead of his seasonal return in the JNWine.com Champion Chase at Down Royal on Saturday week.

Paul Nicholls: Silviniaco Conti will stay Grand National trip at Aintree

April 4th, 2016

Paul Nicholls is not concerned about the Crabbie's Grand National trip for Silviniaco Conti at Aintree on Saturday.

Silviniaco Conti wins Betfair Ascot Chase for Noel Fehily and Paul Nicholls

February 20th, 2016

Silviniaco Conti could take his chance in the Crabbie's Grand National after he bounced back to Grade One-winning form in the Betfair Ascot Chase at the Berkshire track.

Paul Nicholls hands Silviniaco Conti Ascot Chase mission

February 9th, 2016

Silviniaco Conti will be seen next in the Betfair Ascot Chase on February 20.

Nicholls wait-and-see with Silviniaco Conti Grand National plan

February 4th, 2016

Paul Nicholls is keen to see what weight Silviniaco Conti is given before he commits to a run in the Crabbie's Grand National at Aintree.

Paul Nicholls on Saphir Du Rheu, Silviniaco Conti, Dodging Bullets & Aux Ptit Soins

January 18th, 2016

Paul Nicholls has endured a frustrating season with some of the stable's bigger names but the Master of Ditcheat has not lost faith in his stars.

Paul Nicholls to give Silviniaco Aintree Grand National option

December 27th, 2015

Aintree and Punchestown are at the forefront of Paul Nicholls' mind for Silviniaco Conti.

Noel Fehily happy with Silviniaco Conti ahead of Betfair Chase at Haydock Park

November 18th, 2015

Jockey Noel Fehily believes a spin over hurdles was just what the doctor ordered for Silviniaco Conti ahead of his bid to win the Betfair Chase for a third time at Haydock on Saturday.

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.