THE FACTS

  • Multiple Group 1 winner by Galileo, World Champion Sire
  • Out of a sister to Giant’s Causeway: three-parts brother to Gleneagles (Gr.1), Marvellous (Gr.1), Happily (Gr.1)
  • Defeated 14 individual Gr.1 winners
  • Timeform Rated 125
  • Consistent and brave, 19 starts, 8 wins, 5 places. Winner of over €1.5m prize money
  • First runners 2021
Weatherby's Extended Sire Summary
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Weatherby's Extended Sire Summary
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Pedigree
Decorated Knight (GB) (2012)
Galileo (IRE) (1998)
Sadler's Wells (1981)
Northern Dancer (1961)
Fairy Bridge (1975)
Urban Sea (1989)
Miswaki (1978)
Allegretta (GB) (1978)
Pearling (2006)
Storm Cat (1983)
Storm Bird (1978)
Terlingua (1976)
Mariah's Storm (1991)
Rahy (1985)
Immense (1979)
Extended Pedigree
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Decorated Knight (GB) (2012)
Galileo (IRE) (1998)
Sadler's Wells (1981)
Urban Sea (1989)
Pearling (2006)
Storm Cat (1983)
Mariah's Storm (1991)
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Stallion Race Record

Decorated Knight Results

 

Won 8 races at 3 to 5 years from 8 – 10 1/2 furlongs and €1,512,345

 

Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1

 

Tattersalls Gold Cup, Curragh, Gr.1

 

Emirates Airline Jebel Hatta, Meydan, Gr.1

 

Second in Prince of Wales’s Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1

 

Won Meld Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3

 

Won Festival Stakes, Goodwood, L.

 

Won Winter Derby Trial, Lingfield Park, L.,

Decorated Knight Results

 

Won 8 races at 3 to 5 years from 8 – 10 1/2 furlongs and €1,512,345

 

Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1

 

Tattersalls Gold Cup, Curragh, Gr.1

 

Emirates Airline Jebel Hatta, Meydan, Gr.1

 

Second in Prince of Wales’s Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1

 

Won Meld Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.3

 

Won Festival Stakes, Goodwood, L.

 

Won Winter Derby Trial, Lingfield Park, L.,

Sire Summary
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Weatherby's Extended Sire Summary
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First Runners
First Runners 2021
First Runners 2021
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BLUE DIAMOND STUD

Vet Requirements

Basic Vet Requirements before covering may take place at the Irish National Stud for full Vet Requirements please click here.

PLEASE NOTE:
Mares will not be accepted for covering until all the above documentation and a signed contract has been lodged with the office. It is therefore, advised that this should be done as early as possible, to prevent a delay at the time of covering.

CONTRACT:
All mares must have a fully executed nomination contract lodged with the office prior to presentation for covering.

PASSPORT:
Due to changes in EU Transport Regulations, passports must accompany the mare to stud and will be returned with the mare at the time of her departure.

CERTIFICATION:
All mares require a negative test result, dated after January 1st 2017 for the following:

CEM
EIA
EVA

EHV 1.4 & ROTA VIRUS VACCINATIONS:
It is advised that mares coming to foal at the Irish National Stud should be vaccinated against “virus abortion” and Rota Virus.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Irish National Stud reserves the right to instruct their Veterinary Surgeons to carry out any necessary examination or treatment, at the owner’s expense.

The Irish National Stud reserves the right to amend these requirements in alignment with any changes to Department of Agriculture Guidelines.

Basic Vet Requirements before covering may take place at the Irish National Stud for full Vet Requirements please click here.

PLEASE NOTE:
Mares will not be accepted for covering until all the above documentation and a signed contract has been lodged with the office. It is therefore, advised that this should be done as early as possible, to prevent a delay at the time of covering.

CONTRACT:
All mares must have a fully executed nomination contract lodged with the office prior to presentation for covering.

PASSPORT:
Due to changes in EU Transport Regulations, passports must accompany the mare to stud and will be returned with the mare at the time of her departure.

CERTIFICATION:
All mares require a negative test result, dated after January 1st 2017 for the following:

CEM
EIA
EVA

EHV 1.4 & ROTA VIRUS VACCINATIONS:
It is advised that mares coming to foal at the Irish National Stud should be vaccinated against “virus abortion” and Rota Virus.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Irish National Stud reserves the right to instruct their Veterinary Surgeons to carry out any necessary examination or treatment, at the owner’s expense.

The Irish National Stud reserves the right to amend these requirements in alignment with any changes to Department of Agriculture Guidelines.

News

DECORATED KNIGHT YEARLINGS AT BOOK 1

4th Oct 2020
Decorated Knight, Multiple Group 1 winner by Galileo, Out of a sister to Giant’s Causeway will be represented by two yearlings at Tattersalls Book 1 Sale which takes place in...

Decorated Knight Goffs Orby Yearlings

23rd Sep 2020
Decorated Knight, Multiple Group 1 winner by Galileo, Out of a sister to Giant’s Causeway will be represented by six yearlings at Goffs Orby Sale which takes place in Doncaster...

Irish National Stud Goffs Orby Yearlings

22nd Sep 2020
The Irish National Stud will consign nine yearlings at the Goffs Orby sale to be held in Doncaster this year on the 30th September and 1st October. If you require...

Decorated Knight Goffs Sportsman Yearlings

21st Sep 2020
Decorated Knight, Multiple Group 1 winner by Galileo, Out of a sister to Giant’s Causeway will be represented by four yearlings at Goffs Sportsman Sale which takes place in Doncaster...

Decorated Knight First Yearlings at the Sales

25th Aug 2020
We are excited to view the yearlings cataloged for Decorated Knight at the upcoming sales. He currently has 23 catalogued in Goffs UK, Goffs, Tattersalls Ireland and Tattersalls.   Sale...

Decorated Knight heavily supported in his third season.

8th Jul 2020
Decorated Knight, our Top-class Triple Group 1 winner and Blue blooded son of Galileo was heavily supported again this year by his owners Blue Diamond Stud but also by some...

INS Stallion’s Summer Series

16th Jun 2020
The Irish National Stud is excited to announce a joint sponsorship with the Irish EBF of four 2yo fillies’ maidens this summer. The INS Stallion’s Summer Series will support the...

Vatican City another Black Type Horse for the Family

13th Jun 2020
Vatican City, 3YO colt by Galileo ex You'resothrilling became the latest Black Type horse to join Decorated Knight's illustrious family when beaten a length and 1/2 to Irish 2,000 Guineas...

December Sales Success for INS Stallions

5th Dec 2019
With the Tattersalls December Sales coming to close this week we look back at the brilliant results achieved from the first crop foals offered by both Decorated Knight and National...

Decorated Knight First Foals at the sales

16th Oct 2019
Decorated Knight, brilliant winner of the Group 1 Irish Champion Stakes, Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup and Group 1 Jebel Hatta will see his first progeny represented at the upcoming...

It’s a Boy! First foal for Decorated Knight

16th Jan 2019
Decorated Knight, Multiple Gr.1 winner, by Galileo, from the ultimate stallion family of Giant’s Causeway has his first foal on the ground.   The Colt out of Charming Loza (Lawman)...

ITM Stallion Trail well received

15th Jan 2019
The Irish National Stud opened its doors for the ITM Stallion Trail on Friday 11th & Saturday 12th January and were delighted with the response we received.   We welcomed...

STALLION TRAIL 2019

20th Dec 2018
The Irish National Stud welcomes you to visit us as part of the I.T.M. Stallion Trail 2019 on January 11th and 12th. On both days we  will have a schedule...

Decorated Knight – Leading 1st year Covering sire

5th Dec 2018
Decorated Knight was the leading 1st crop covering sire at Tattersalls December breeding stock sales with his first in foal mares selling for up to 675,000 gns. After covering a...

STALLION FEES 2019 announced

9th Nov 2018
The Irish National Stud have today announced their fees for 2019. CEO Cathal Beale commented   ‘Invincible Spirit once again proved he is the King of Speed with three individual...

QUARTET OF MARES IN FOAL FOR DECORATED KNIGHT

6th Mar 2018
The Irish National Stud are delighted to announce that the first four mares covered by Irish Champions Stakes winner DECORATED KNIGHT have been scanned in foal. The multiple Group 1...

Blue Diamond mares visiting Decorated Knight in 2018

20th Dec 2017
Blue Diamond Stud owners of one of our newest recruits for 2018 Decorated Knight are sending a large number of their blue-chip broodmares to their home-bred and multiple Group 1...

2018 Stallion Fees

13th Nov 2017
‘’We are delighted to announce a very competitive set of fees for 2018 continuing our commitment to offering high quality stallions at reasonable values. With two exciting new additions in...

Decorated Knight

9th Nov 2017
Triple Gr.1 winner Decorated Knight to stand at The Irish National Stud for 2018.   Acceleration and durability are two of the most desirable assets in the thoroughbred and in...
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