Imperial Knight

Trainer: Ben Pauling Race type: Jumps
Age: 10 yr old Description: Bay Gelding
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Ever since leaving Nicky Henderson's tutelage to set up on his own, Ben Pauling has been very adept at sourcing high quality animals for very reasonable prices.  He's tasted Grade 1 success on more than one occasion with more than one horse and his success is typified by horses such as Barters Hill, Willoughby Court, Kildisart, Global Citizen, A Hare Breath and Gowiththeflow. 

We purchased IMPERIAL KNIGHT as a lightly raced, improving gelding, by the progressive young sire MAHLER;, the sire of Bob Mahler, Ok Corral, Ms Parfois and Sutton Place and out of a BOB BACK mare (Bobs Worth, Roberto Goldback, Burton Port.)

From the family of Imperial Call, he stands at a sizeable 16.2hh, he is a thorough stayer, given he's from a very stout pedigree; his dam won over 3 miles. 

Sire update: "Beeches Stud sire Mahler continued a terrific season by siring a string of notable winners over the weekend"

Racing Update: A wonderfully tough, old boy. He stays all day and is very versatile, given that he’s a Hurdles winner but still a novice over fences. Given he’s thoroughly unexposed over fences, he could prove to be a thoroughly potent weapon switched to chasing against veteran contemporaries, who will have no secrets from the handicapper. A perfect introductory horse for any first time, would be National Hunt owner. He’s on his way back from a little foot problem, should be ready for February time and he’ll run right through the winter, Spring, and Summer. His race entries/declarations will show on this page.



August House
2, Appleyard Drive
North Lincolnshire
DN18 5TD


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