First mares scanned in foal to Decorated Knight

8th March 2018

We are delighted to announce that each of the first four mares covered by our multiple Group 1 winner Decorated Knight have been scanned in foal. They are: Cosmopoli...

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2017 year in review: a year Decorated with celebrations

5th February 2018

IT was only fitting that ten years on from Authorized’s championship Derby-winning season that Blue Diamond Stud should again hit Group 1 heights with a horse that lit u...

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Another accolade for Decorated Knight

4th February 2018

Decorated Knight gained another accolade on Friday when named Britain's highest earning Flat horse of 2017 by Team British Racing. Tony Nerses was on hand in Newmarket to col...

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Decorated Knight settling in well at the Irish National Stud

22nd December 2017

Decorated Knight looked a picture at the Irish National Stud on Thursday. Part-owner Imad Al Sagar, who bred the colt with Saleh Al Homaizi, took time to visit his homebred...

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Top 2yo Princess Noor added to Decorated Knight’s first book

20th December 2017

We are delighted to announce the addition of our top-class two-year-old Princess Noor to the first book of Decorated Knight. Princess Noor was one of the best two-year-...

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Strong home support for Decorated Knight; Tony Nerses chats to the Racing Post

17th December 2017

Martin Stevens of the Racing Post caught up with Tony Nerses to discuss Decorated Knight's first book of mares. From the Racing Post, December 15 2017: "Blue Diamond...

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Deserved win for Decorated Knight’s half-sister Ambrosia

1st December 2017

Newcastle was the scene of an important result for Blue Diamond Stud on Thursday when homebred Ambrosia, a half-sister to none other than Decorated Knight, got off the mar...

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Decorated Knight to stand for €15,000

14th November 2017

Decorated Knight will stand his first season at the Irish National Stud at a fee of €15,000, it was announced on Saturday. "Decorated Knight owns the distinction of being...

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Decorated Knight to stand at the Irish National Stud

7th November 2017

We are delighted to announce that Decorated Knight will retire to stand at the Irish National Stud at the end of the season. Decorated Knight has provided us with many wond...

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Decorated Knight confirmed for Breeders’ Cup Turf

30th October 2017

Decorated Knight will take his chance in the Breeders' Cup Turf rather than the Mile, it was confirmed on Monday. Andrea Atzeni will take the ride and he will break from stall...

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Decorated Knight wins the Irish Champion Stakes

10th September 2017

Homebred Decorated Knight turned in a tremendous performance to win the Group 1 Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown on Saturday, swooping from the back of the field to w...

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Decorated Knight to run in G1 Irish Champion Stakes

6th September 2017

Decorated Knight will be on his travels again later this week when he heads to Ireland to contest the Group 1 QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. Our homebred ...

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Decorated Knight bidding to add to G1 haul in Juddmonte International

17th August 2017

Decorated Knight's high-flying season will continue on Wednesday when he lines up in the Group 1 Juddmonte International at York. Our homebred son of Galileo has won two Gr...

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Tremendous performance by Decorated Knight at Royal Ascot

22nd June 2017

Homebred Decorated Knight confirmed his position among the world's elite mile and a quarter performers at Royal Ascot on Wednesday with a tremendous run behind Highland ...

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Homebred Decorated Knight wins G1 Tattersalls Gold Cup

29th May 2017

Decorated Knight continued a momentous season at the Curragh on Sunday when capturing the Tattersalls Gold Cup to bag his second Group 1 victory of the year. With the C...

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‘A Knight to remember for Blue Diamond team’

25th March 2017

Emma Berry of The TDN caught up with Saleh Al Homaizi, Imad Al Sagar and Tony Nerses ahead of Decorated Knight's run in the Group 1 Dubai Turf at Meydan on March 25. Th...

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Homebred Decorated Knight wins the G1 Jebel Hatta

4th March 2017

Decorated Knight turned in an impressive performance to land to take the Jebel Hatta at Meydan on Saturday, sweeping past the majority of the field under Andrea Atzeni to land...

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Winning stakes return for Decorated Knight

4th February 2017

Decorated Knight returned a winner on Saturday for Roger Charlton when gamely holding off Arab Spring to take the Listed Winter Derby Trial Stakes at Lingfield. The hom...

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2016 year in review: Dawn Of Hope for BDS as Decorated Knight leads the way

28th December 2016

2016 was a year when homebred Decorated Knight blossomed into a Group winner with Group 1 pretensions and two generations of Blue Diamond Stud breeding came to the fore th...

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Decorated Knight in great form ahead of Arlington Million

11th August 2016

Decorated Knight is in excellent form ahead of his bid in Saturday's Grade 1 $1,000,0000 Arlington Million at Arlington Park. Roger Charlton reported that our homebred ...

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Decorated Knight impressive winner of the Meld Stakes

14th July 2016

Decorated Knight confirmed he was a colt on the major upgrade on Thursday with an impressive victory in the Group 3 Meld Stakes at Leopardstown. Held up by George Bak...

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Smooth Festival Stakes win for homebred Decorated Knight

21st May 2016

Homebred Decorated Knight gained a deserved success in stakes company on Saturday when the smooth winner of the Festival Stakes at Goodwood. Settled in mid division by ...

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Homebred Decorated Knight impressive at Sandown

30th July 2015

The highly regarded Decorated Knight continued his progression through the ranks with ease on Wednesday with victory in the 0-90 mile handicap at Sandown. Sent off the ...

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Bright future for regally-bred Decorated Knight

11th September 2014

Stud homebred Decorated Knight has a bright future judged on his debut run at Doncaster, in which he ran on strongly to take second in a 17-runner maiden behind Commemorative....

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