Exceed And Excel

€50,000 B 2000 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Danehill – Patrona (Lomond)
Oct 1, Special Live Foal. Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
Australian Champion sprinter, and dominant as the world’s leading sire of juvenile Stakes winners. Creating a lasting legacy through his high-performing stallion sons.

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Queen Of Bermuda lands Listed Prix de la Vallee d’Auge at Deauville

Exceed And Excel added a new juvenile Stakes winner to his already outstanding record on Wednesday, 15 August when his daughter Queen

Two new Stakes winners as Julio lands German G3 while Royal Intervention takes Empress Fillies’ Stakes at HQ, with Strings Of Life (Slade Power) second

Exceed And Excel enjoyed a very successful Saturday on 30 June, adding not one, but two new Black Type winners to his record.


Degas swoops home to win Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft

Degas has been a consistent flagbearer for his sire Exceed And Excel in Germany and on Sunday, 24 June, he added a Group vi


Spaday takes Maisons-Laffitte Listed contest

Exceed And Excel recorded a new Black Type winner on Monday, 11 June when his three-year-old daughter Spaday demonstrated an


Lake Volta (Raven’s Pass) wins from Aurum (Exceed And Excel) and Rufus King (Iffraaj)

Raven’s Pass recorded a new Black Type winner in fine style on Oaks day at Epsom on Friday, 1 June 2018, when his three-year-old son Lake


Daughter of Exceed And Excel storms to seven-length victory in Michael Seely Memorial at York

Three-year-old Exceed And Excel filly Threading was an extremely smart juvenile last year, winning the G2 Lowther Stakes and


Son of Shamardal flies home to land the G1 Queen Elizabeth II Cup

Shamardal’s five-year-old son Pakistan Star has always been considered a hugely talented performer and on Sunday, 29 April, he rewa


Son of Exceed And Excel lands the G3 Greenham Stakes

James Garfield, a three-year-old son of Exceed And Excel, made a winning seasonal debut on Saturday, 21 April whe


Classic trial winners for Dubawi and New Approach lead a superb week at Newmarket’s Craven meeting

The first meeting of the year at Newmarket’s Rowley Mile course, the Craven, is perhaps one of the most exciting of the new season as many of the year’s Classic contenders make their three-year-old


Exceed And Excel also enjoys a successful sale at Riverside Stables

Book One of the 2018 Inglis Easter Yearling Sale concluded on Wednesday, 11 April with Brazen Beau and


Best progeny

His winning offspring

Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Newmarket H (G1), 1200m, Flemington, 06 Mar 2004
Sovereign S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, 14 Feb 2004
Dubai Racing Club Cup (G1), 1400m, Caulfield, 21 Sep 2003
Roman Consul (G3), 1200m, Randwick, 06 Sep 2003
Up & Coming S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, 23 Aug 2003
Todman S (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, 29 Mar 2003

Watch them go: big wins by his offspring

Mr Stunning
Hong Kong Sprint (G1), 6f, Sha Tin, 10 Dec 2017
Flamberge
William Reid S (G1), 6f, Moonee Valley, 24 Mar 2016
Flamberge
Oakleigh Plate (G1), 5½f, Caulfield, 27 Feb 2016
Flamberge
Goodwood H (G1), 6f, Morphetteville, 16 May 2015
Amber Sky
Al Quoz Sprint (G1), 5f, Meydan, 29 Mar 2014
Earthquake
Blue Diamond S (G1), 6f, Caulfield, 22 Feb 2014

Pedigree

What he’s made of...

EXCEED AND EXCEL

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

NEARCTIC

NATALMA

PAS DE NOM

ADMIRAL'S VOYAGE

PETITIONER

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

RIBOT

FLOWER BOWL

SPRING ADIEU

BUCKPASSER

NATALMA

PATRONA

LOMOND

NORTHERN DANCER

NEARCTIC

NATALMA

MY CHARMER

POKER

FAIR CHARMER

GLADIOLUS

WATCH YOUR STEP

CITATION

STEPWISELY

BACK BRITCHES

CARRY BACK

FOXBRITCHES

By DANEHILL (1986) Ladbroke Sprint S (G1), etc. Leading sire 17 times in Australia, England, France, Hong Kong and Ireland. Sire of 2,501 foals aged three and up, including EXCEED AND EXCEL, AL MAHER, DANASINGA, DANEHILL DANCER, DANEWIN, DANZERO, DARCI BRAHMA, DESERT KING, FASTNET ROCK, FLYING SPUR, HOLY ROMAN  EMPEROR, MOZART, REDOUTE’S CHOICE, ROCK OF GIBRALTAR, etc.

1st dam: PATRONA by Lomond. Winner at 3. Dam of 5 foals, 5 to race, 5 winners:

EXCEED AND EXCEL (c Danehill) Champion Sprinter in Australia, 7 wins at 2 and 3, Newmarket H (G1), Dubai Racing Club Cup (G1), Up And Coming S (G2), Royal Sovereign S (G2), Timeform 126.

ENEMY OF AVERAGE (c Fusaichi Pegasus) Winner at 2, Walter Brown S. Sire.

Open Magnet (g Honour And Glory) 11 wins, 2 to 5, 2nd Clasico Princesa del Oro.

TO BE SURPRISED (f Redoute’s Choice) 3 wins. Dam of: Will Be Amazed (g Husson) 3rd Macau Summer Trophy.

2nd dam: GLADIOLUS by Watch Your Step. 17 wins (6f-8½f), 3 to 6, Interborough H (G3), Interborough H, Ak-Sar-Ben Queen’s H, Miss Prosperity S, First Flight H, Petrify H, Liberation H, 2nd Barbara Fritchie H (G3). Own-sister to HOLE IN THE PANTS. Dam of 7 winners:

STYLISH SENOR (c El Gran Senor) 6 wins, 3 to 6, Gordon S (G3). Sire.

SWAMP KING (c Vice Regent) 12 wins, 2 to 5, Highlander S, Monroe County Breeders’ Cup S, 2nd Finger Lakes Breeders’ Cup H (G3). Sire.

DRAMATIS (c Spectacular Bid) 3 wins at 3 and 4, Prix Servanne, 2nd Prix de la Jonchere (G3).

GANGWAY (g Lomond) Winner at 4 and 5.

DAZZEL’N DECEPTION (f Storm Cat) Winner at 2. Dam of:

SHINKO RUBY (f Sakura Laurel) Sho Flora S (G2), 3rd Yushun Himba (G1).

3rd dam: BACK BRITCHES by Carry Back. 5 wins at 3 and 4. Dam of 3 winners:

GLADIOLUS (f Watch Your Step) G3 winner, see above.

HOLE IN THE PANTS (c Watch Your Step) Inaugural H, 3rd Paumonok H (G3). Sire.

CLOWN SUIT (c Hilarious) Winner at 4 and 5.

Conformation

What a looker!

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 4 2 1 - -
Three 8 5 - - -
Total 12 7 1 - -

At 2

1st
Todman Slipper Trial (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, beating Untouchable, Niello, Red Hot Pepper.
1st
Maiden race, 1100m, Canterbury, first time out.
2nd
Black Opal S (G3), 1200m, Canberra, by a head, to Handsome Ransom, beating Sansadee, Touched By God.

At 3 Champion Sprinter in Australia

1st
Newmarket H (G1), 1200m, Flemington, beating Titanic Jack, Regimental Gal, Nader.
1st
Dubai Racing Club Cup (G1), 1400m, Caulfield, new course record, beating Reactive, Titanic Jack, Scardee Cat.
1st
Up And Coming S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, beating Danbird, Hipwell, Kusi.
1st
Royal Sovereign S (G2), 1180m, Kensington, new course record, beating Ambulance, Impaler, Handsome Ransom.
1st
Roman Consul S (G3), 1200m, Randwick, beating Hasna, Ambulance, Bushland.

Timeform 126

Exceed And Excel’s progeny at the races