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  • Silviniaco Conti (FR)

  • Age: 8 (Foaled April 14th, 2006)
  • Sex: Chestnut Gelding
  • Breeding: Dom Alco - Gazelle Lulu (Altayan)
  • Trainer: P F Nicholls
  • Owner: Potensis Limited & Mr Chris Giles

News Clippings

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.

Nicholls run continues

November 24th, 2012

An impressive round of fencing saw Silviniaco Conti land the Betfair Chase at Haydock Park for Paul Nicholls and Ruby Walsh.

Conti could miss Kempton

November 4th, 2012

Paul Nicholls is set to keep the options open for his impressive Charlie Hall Chase winner Silviniaco Conti who might not head to the King George.

Silviniaco Conti dominates Hall

November 3rd, 2012

Silviniaco Conti completed a big race double for Paul Nicholls and Ruby Walsh in Wetherby's bet365 Charlie Hall Chase.

Hall's good with Conti

November 2nd, 2012

Paul Nicholls has delivered a positive view ahead of Silviniaco Conti's run in the Charlie Hall Chase at Wetherby on Saturday.

Conti set for Charlie Hall test

October 31st, 2012

Silviniaco Conti is set to be put through his paces on Thursday before Paul Nicholls will commit him to the Charlie Hall Chase on Saturday.

Silviniaco romps home

April 13th, 2012

Paul Nicholls' Silviniaco Conti cruised home under Ruby Walsh in the Grade Two John Smith's Mildmay Novices' Chase at Aintree.

Conti Kempton bid

December 13th, 2011

Paul Nicholls has nominated Silvianico Conti as being on course for the Feltham Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.

Silviniaco Conti oozes class

November 5th, 2011

Silviniaco Conti won the Grade Two Rising Stars Novices' Chase at Wincanton in fine style under Daryl Jacob.

Chief rules in Kingwell

February 19th, 2011

Champion Hurdle hope Mille Chief just pipped Celestial Halo in the Kingwell Hurdle at Wincanton.