Silent Screen

Silent Screen (19671993) was an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse.

Silent Screen
SirePrince John
DamPrayer Bell
DamsireBetter Self
CountryUnited States
BreederD.R. Vespo & A. Noviello
OwnerElberon Farm
TrainerJ. Bowes Bond
Record18: 7-2-4
Major wins
Arlington-Washington Futurity Stakes (1969)
Champagne Stakes (1969)
Cowdin Stakes (1969)
Bahamas Stakes (1970)
Saranac Handicap (1970)
American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt (1969)


Silent Screen was trained by J. Bowes Bond for owners Sonny and Leah Ray Werbin who raced under the nom de course, Elberon Farm.

Racing career

Silent Screen was the 1969 American Champion Two-Year-Old Colt. At age three in 1970, he won the Bahamas Stakes at Hialeah Park Race Track and the Saranac Handicap at Saratoga Race Course. He ran second to winner Personality in the Wood Memorial Stakes and third to him in the second leg of the U.S. Triple Crown series, the Preakness Stakes.

Stud record

At stud, Silent Screen was the sire of a number of stakes winners. He died at Gainesway Farm, in Lexington, Kentucky on March 11, 1993 at age 26.


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