Exceed And Excel

$132,000 B 2000 16.1HH (1.65M)
Danehill – Patrona (Lomond)
Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside, NSW

12 $1 million-plus yearlings and 72 $500,000-plus yearlings.

Hong Kong Champion Sire - three times; his progeny have won G1s in Australia, Hong Kong, France, England, Ireland, the USA and South Africa.

Of the top 20 sires at stud in Australia, he holds the highest winners-to-runners strike rate (58.76 per cent) of any and has surpassed his sire, Danehill’s, individual winners’ record of 1,623 with 1,684, so far.

The ONLY stallion in history to sire the winners of these Australian breed-shaping races; the Golden Slipper, Coolmore Stud Stakes, Newmarket Handicap, ATC Sires’ Produce, Blue Diamond, Darley Sprint Classic, Caulfield Guineas, Golden Rose, Thousand Guineas, Flight Stakes, William Reid Stakes.

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Watch him go: see him at his best

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

Watch THEM go: big wins by his offspring

September Run
William Reid S (G1), 1200m, Moonee Valley, 25 Mar 2022
Queen Supreme
Paddock S (G1), 9f, Kenilworth, 09 Jan 2021
Bivouac
VRC Sprint Classic (G1), 1200m, Flemington, 07 Nov 2020
September Run
Coolmore Stud S (G1), 1200m, Flemington, 31 Oct 2020
Bivouac
Newmarket H (G1), 1200m, Flemington, 07 Mar 2020
Queen Supreme
Paddock S (G1), 9f, Kenilworth, 11 Jan 2020

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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

DANEHILL (USA) (Bay 1986-Stud 1990). 4 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 7f, £175,923, Haydock Sprint Cup, G1, Royal
Ascot Cork & Orrery S., G3, Newmarket European Free H., L, York Convivial 2YO S., 3d Newmarket July
Cup, G1, The Two Thousand Guineas, G1, 4th Irish Two Thousand Guineas, G1. Champion Australia
Sire-9 times. Sire of 2,083 rnrs, 1,623 wnrs, 347 SW, 77.3% winners, 17.9% Stakes winners inc. EXCEED
AND EXCEL, REDOUTE’S CHOICE, FASTNET ROCK, Flying Spur, Dylan Thomas Elvstroem, Duke of
Marmalade, Dane Ripper, Oratorio, Banks Hill, Desert King, Ha Ha, Arena, Merlene, Nothin' Leica Dane,
Danzero, North Light, Blackfriars, Catbird, Rock of Gibraltar, Danewin, Westerner, Laisserfaire, Darci
Brahma
, ETC.

1st dam:
PATRONA, by Lomond. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Half-sister to STYLISH SENOR, DRAMATIS,
       SWAMP KING
, Dazzel'n Deception (dam of SHINKO RUBY). Dam of five foals, all
       winners
-

  EXCEED AND EXCEL (c by Danehill) 7 wins. Champion. See race record.
  ENEMY OF AVERAGE (c by Fusaichi Pegasus) Winner at 2, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L,
        2d MRC Biscay H. Sire.

  Open Magnet (g by Honour and Glory) 10 wins to 7f in Puerto Rico, 2d El Comandante
        Clasico Rotativo,
L, Clasico Carlos Romero Barcelo, L.

  To Be Surprised (f by Redoute's Choice) 3 wins at 1100m, 1200m, A$75,150, AJC Garden
         Gates H., STC Clubsnsw H., Vodka Cruiser H. Dam of-

     Will be Amazed (Husson) 4 wins to 1350m in Aust. and Macau, 2d Macau Sand Classic
        Cup, 3d Macau Summer Trophy,
L, BRC Sky Racing Brisbane Bloodstock Bonus 2YO
         P.

     Patronize (c by Redoute's Choice) 2 wins at 1100m, 1200m. Sire

2nd dam:
GLADIOLUS,  by Watch Your Step.  17 wins  from  6f to 8½f,  US$425,248,  Aqueduct
      Interborough H., G3, Petrify H., L, First Flight H., L, Interborough H., L, Meadowlands
      Miss Prosperity S.,
L, Ak-Sar-Ben Queen's H., L, Keystone Liberation H., L, 2d Bowie
      Barbara Fritchie H.,
G3, Aqueduct Berlo H., L, Petrify H., L, Gulfstream Park Promise
      H.,
L, Meadowlands Egret H., L, 3d Aqueduct Beaugay H., L, Berlo H., L, Meadowlands
      Miss Prosperity S.,
L, 4th Aqueduct Affectionately H., G3, Pimlico Nellie Morse H., L.
      Sister to
HOLE IN THE PANTS. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

  STYLISH SENOR (El Gran Senor) 6 wins from 8½f to 1½m, US$149,764 in GB and U.S.A,
       Goodwood Gordon S.,
G3. Sire. 
 
DRAMATIS (Spectacular Bid) 3 wins from 1300m to 1600m, US$145,086, Evry Prix Servanne,
       
L, 2d Chantilly Prix de la Jonchere, G3, 3d Woodlands Park Lawrin H.

  SWAMP KING (Vice Regent) 12 wins-1 at 2-to 6f, US$255,540, Finger Lakes Monroe County
        S.,
L, Saratoga Allowance, Woodbine Allowance-twice, 2d Finger Lakes Breeders' Cup H.,
        
G3, Woodbine Highlander H., L, 3d Woodbine Shepperton S., L, Toronto Breeders' Cup H.,
       
L. Sire.

   Patrona. Winner. See above.
   Dazzel'n Deception. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-
       SHINKO RUBY (Sakura Laurel) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 2000m, 98,248,000¥, Tokyo Sankei
       Sports Sho Flora S.,
L, 3d Tokyo Yushun Himba, L. Producer.

3rd dam:
BACK BRITCHES, by Carry Back. 5 wins in U.S.A. Half-sister to GREY SLACKS, Lucky Pants,
        Ms. Bloomers (dam of
POOR BUT HONEST). Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

  GLADIOLUS (Watch Your Step) 17 wins. See above.
  HOLE IN THE PANTS (Watch Your Step) 11 wins at 6f, 7f, US$120,013, Ellis Park Inaugural
        H.,
L, 3d Aqueduct Paumonok H., G3, 4th Aqueduct H., L, Ellis Park Evansville Courier H.,
       
L.

 

Pedigree notes

  • Sire sons include Bivouac, Microphone, Exceedance, Headwater, Standout, Reward For Effort 

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Two 4 2 1 - A$137,575
Three 8 5 - - A$1,144,800
Total 12 7 1 - A$1,282,375

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