Silva annihilated her rivals to continue Oisin Murphy’s terrific run of form, with victory in the Listed UAE 1,000 Guineas on the Meydan dirt.

The Pia Brandt trained filly was always up with the early pace, set by Lady Parma, before going on with 1 ½ furlongs to race.

From that point, the race was effectively over, as Silva strode further and further clear, eventually passing the winning post 9 ¾ lengths clear of Divine Image, with Lady Parma holding on for third.

Having been well beaten on her first two starts at Chantilly, the daughter of Kodiac had narrowly won a Deauville maiden in December, before heading out to Dubai.