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Silver Knott (GB)

Age
4
Foal date
21/03/2020
Gender
Gelding
Colour
Bay
Sire
Lope De Vega (IRE)
Dam
God Given (GB)
Breeder
St Albans Bloodstock Llp
Career earnings
$479,719.06
Silver Knott (GB) Lope De Vega (IRE) Shamardal (USA) Giant's Causeway (USA)
1997
2002 Helsinki (GB)
1993
2007 Lady Vettori (GB) Vettori (IRE)
1992
1997 Lady Golconda (FR)
1992
2020 God Given (GB) Nathaniel (IRE) Galileo (IRE)
1998
2008 Magnificient Style (USA)
1993
2014 Ever Rigg (GB) Dubai Destination (USA)
1999
2005 Bianca Nera (GB)
1994
725,000gns Y; first foal; dam 1m2f-14.5f winner (inc Italian Group 1; RPR 108), half-sister to 1m2f-1m4f Group 1 winner Postponed out of 1m4f AW winner, is granddaughter of 7f 2yo Group 1 winner; fairly promising fourth of twelve in 7f novice stakes at Newbury in July 2022; built on that by comfortably winning a 7f novice stakes at Kempton the following month; followed up in fine style in Group 3 Solario Stakes (7f) at Sandown in August; unsuited by softer conditions when last of three in Group 2 Champagne Stakes when next seen in September; bounced back to form by winning Group 3 Autumn Stakes (1m) at Newmarket (good) in October; finished a nose second in the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (1m) at Keeneland in November despite a slow start and racing keenly; down the field in 2000 Guineas on first start of 2023 but he would not have appreciated rain-softened ground and then went on to run a decent third in a Grade 2 on firm ground at Belmont Park in early June; modest fifth in 10f Grade 1 at same course in July, however; gelded after that and returned with a close second in Grade 2 at Santa Anita (9f) in November; followed that with third place in the Grade 1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar in December.