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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Resin brings up milestone for her sire at Randwick

Darley’s ever-consistent stallion Exceed And Excel has recorded another landmark victory than

Juvenile daughter of Exceed And Excel takes the G3 Firth Of Clyde Stakes

Exceed And Excel’s two-year-old daughter Queen Of Bermuda landed her second Stakes race of the season on Saturday


Daughter of Exceed And Excel combines speed with stamina

The progressive three-year-old filly Fiera Vista showed what the addition of Exceed And Excel to an already brilliant family could prod


The Darley stallions dominate across Europe, with no fewer than five Group winners in one afternoon

The Darley sires enjoyed a truly sensational Sunday on 26 August, notching up an astounding five Group winners during the afternoon.


Graphite (Shamardal) just beats Salsabeel (Exceed And Excel) at Deauville

Just half an hour after Tantheem (Teofilo) landed the G3 Prix de Meautry, the Darley stallions were once again in charge at Deauville


Exceed And Excel records his first Stakes winner of the new Australian season

Three-year-old colt Danawi showed the sustained speed that has come to be expected from the progeny of Exceed And Excel to g


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


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