Exceed And Excel

B 2000 16.1HH (1.65M)
By Danehill – Patrona (Lomond)
Standing at Kildangan Stud, Co Kildare
Australian Champion sprinter and sire, and dominant as the world’s leading sire of juvenile winners and Stakes winners. His 136 Stakes winners are led by G1 winners Excelebration and Helmet, now both G1 sires. Sire of 33 Stakes performers in 2017 including G2 Lowther Stakes heroine Threading.

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, 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 (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.

Conformation

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

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

Talented juvenile son of Exceed And Excel records his third Stakes win

Exceed And Excel is renowned for his tough, speedy juveniles and in 2017 his son Sound And Silence has helped to maintain hi

Classy filly scores her sire’s first Australian Stakes victory

Alizee stormed to a resounding victory in the G2 Tea Rose Stakes at Randwick on September 16 to give her sire Sepoy his first Australian Stakes winner a


Three-year-old Shamardal filly Celebrity leads from pillar to post, finishing just ahead of Sunny Belle (Exceed And Excel)

Shamardal recorded a new Stakes winner in tenacious style on Wednesday, 30 August when his three-year-old daughter Celebrity led th


Two-year-old son of Exceed And Excel takes the Roses Stakes at York

Exceed And Excel colt Sound And Silence, winner of the Windsor Castle Stakes at Royal Ascot, returned to winning ways in fin


Daughter of Exceed And Excel lands the G2 Lowther Stakes

Threading, who made such a good impression when winning on her debut at Goodwood, took the step up in class in her stride when landing the G2 Lowther Stakes at York.


Four-year-old filly sweeps to victory in the Listed Prix Jacques de Bremond at Vichy

Exceed And Excel recorded a new Black type winner on 26 July when his consistent daughter Lbretha landed the Listed Prix Jac


Highland Beat storms home to score impressive victory

Exceed And Excel’s three-year-old son Highland Beat flew home to claim the Listed A.R.


As ever, Ascot’s Royal meeting promised five days of racing of the very highest class and it certainly didn’t disappoint, with some of the races of the year so far. It was also a memorable week for the Darley stallions, who recorded no fewer than five Stakes winners.

Ribchester kicked off the first day’s action in scintillating style, notching his second straight G1 and third overall when scorching up the straight mile to take the Queen Anne i


Son of Exceed And Excel rounds off stunning day for Godolphin

Sound And Silence capped an outstanding first day of Royal Ascot for Godolphin when defeating his stablemate Roussel to triumph in the Listed Windsor Castle Stakes


Hit The Bid lands the Midsummer Sprint Stakes before Eqtiraan strikes at Salisbury

Both Exceed And Excel and his star son Helmet (pictured) sired Stakes winners on Sun


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