Exceed And Excel

B 2000 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Danehill – Patrona (Lomond)
Australian Champion sprinter and sire, and dominant as the world’s leading sire of juvenile winners and Stakes winners. His 121 Stakes winners are led by G1 winners Excelebration and Helmet. Sire of 30 Group-winning two-year-olds, including 2016 record-breaker Yalta.

Buyers’ Guide

Pedigree

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, CACIQUE, CLODOVIL, DANEHILL DANCER, DESERT KING, DUKE OF MARMALADE, DYLAN THOMAS, FASTNET ROCK, FLYING SPUR, GEORGE WASHINGTON, HOLY ROMAN EMPEROR, ORATORIO, REDOUTE’S CHOICE, ROCK OF GIBRALTAR, TIGER HILL, etc.

1st dam: PATRONA by Lomond. Winner (6f) at 3. Dam of 5 foals, 5 to race, 5 winners:

EXCEED AND EXCEL (c Danehill) Champion, see Race record.

ENEMY OF AVERAGE (c Fusaichi Pegasus) Winner (6f) at 2, Walter Brown S. Sire.

Open Magnet (g Honour And Glory) 11 wins (5½f-7f), 2 to 5, 2nd Clasico Princesa del Oro, Clasico Carlos Romero Barcelo.

TO BE SURPRISED (f Redoute’s Choice) 3 wins (5½f-6f) at 3 and 4. Dam of:

Will Be Amazed (g Husson) 3rd Macau Summer Trophy.

PATRONIZE (c Redoute’s Choice) 2 wins (5½f-6f) at 4.

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.

Race record

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

Best progeny

Current juveniles

YALTA 2014C Elusive Quality 110 G3w
3 wins (5.1f-6.1f) at 2, €73,723, Molecomb S. G3 (5.1f).
HIT THE BID 2014C Selkirk 96 G3w
Winner (5f) at 2, €35,400, Curragh S. G3 (5f)
Lockheed 2014C Motivator 104 G1p
Winner (7.1f) at 2, €65,063, 3rd National S G1 (7.1f), Acomb S. G3 (7.1f).
Salsabeel 2014C Jade Robbery 104p LRp
Winner (7.1f) at 2, €13,115, 2nd Flying Scotsman S. (7.1f).
L'Incredibile 2014C Desert Prince LRp
Winner (7.1f) at 2, €8,826, 3rd Criterium Nazionale (6f).
CELANOVA 2014F Montjeu
2 wins (6f-7.5f) at 2, €28,750.
VADSARIYA 2014F Sinndar
2 wins (6f-7f) at 2, €26,000.
CALLENDER 2014C Fasliyev 98p
2 wins (5.1f) at 2, €41,272.
KANANEE 2014C Azamour 94
2 wins (5.1f) at 2, €20,628.
SAMHARRY 2014C Peintre Celebre 92p
Winner (7.1f) at 2, €5,449.

Successful trainers

M Botti: Excelebration (G1w) and Solar Deity (LRw)
M Bell: Margot Did (G1w)
R Hannon: Best Terms (G2w) and Infamous Angel (G2w)
K Ryan: Masamah (G2w)
M Johnston: Buratino (G2wG1p), Fulbright (G2w), Heavy Metal (G2w), Yalta (G3w) and Pure Excellence (LRw)
M Channon: Bungle Inthejungle (G3wG2p)
C Hills: Cotai Glory (G3wG1p) and Salt Island (LRp)
E McMahon: Electric Waves (G3w)
A Wohler: Tech Exceed (G3w)

Successful agents

M Botti: Excelebration (G1w)
M Halford: Margot Did (G1w)
Shadwell Estates: Masamah (G2w) and Taajub (G2p)
Blandford BS: Mrs Kipling (G3wG2p) and Exceptional Art (LRw)
SackvilleDonald: Cotai Glory (G3wG1p), Above N Beyond (LRp) and Salt Island (LRp)
B Smart: Spin Cycle (LRwG2p)
Highflyer BS: Flashmans Papers (LRwG3p)
Kern Lillingston: Pyman’s Theory (LRwG3p)
D Woods: Rewarding Hero (LRwG1p) and Solar Deity (LRw)
Oliver St Lawrence BS: Excelette (LRw)

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Conformation

Video footage

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

News

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Exceed And Excel filly Signora Queen leads home Powder Snow (Dubawi) in Germany

Signora Queen, a three-year-old daughter of Exceed And Excel, became a new Stakes winner for her sire on 31 August when lan


Speeds to victory in the Hopeful Stakes at Newmarket

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Blue Point storms to victory in the G2 Gimcrack Stakes, minutes after Hit The Bid takes G3 at the Curragh

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Son of Exceed And Excel could target bigger riches In Melbourne

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First Among Equals returns with sensational Listed victory at Belmont

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