Exceed And Excel

B 2000 16.1HH (1.65M)
Danehill – Patrona (Lomond)
Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside, NSW
One of Australia’s best stallions and the most successful sire of juvenile Stakes winners at stud. A lasting influence with 13 stallion sons with winners, the first two already sires of major G1 winners.

News

In the news

Microphone makes it two-from-three and has sights set on Golden Slipper

 

Bivouac’s Listed Warwick Farm win continues success for prominent Godolphin family

Bivouac proved himself a worthy member of one of Godolphin’s best Australian families with a comfortable victory in the Listed


Colt impresses with debut Rosehill win

Exceed And Excel’s record as the most prolific producer of Stakes-winning juveniles at stud anywhere received another boost with the victory


Exceed And Excel half-brother to Royal Marine victorious in Dubai

Exceed And Excel recorded a new Group winner on Friday, 25 January when his son Secret Ambition ran out the easy winner of t


Champion filly scores brilliantly in Christmas Classic for sire Sepoy

Having already proved herself the best her sire Sepoy has produced, Alizee served notic


Mr Stunning wins second international G1

Hong Kong’s leading sprinter confirmed his place among the best in the world in taking out his second G1 Hong Kong Sprint at Sha Tin on Sunday, 9 December.


Nafaayes takes the G2 Ipi Tombe Challenge in South Africa

Exceed And Excel’s three-year-old daughter Nafaayes gained a valuable first Group victory on Saturday, 1 December


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


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

Earthquake
Blue Diamond S (G1), 6f, Caulfield, 22 Feb 2014
Outstrip
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1), 8f, Santa Anita, 01 Nov 2013
Guelph
Thousand Guineas (G1), 8f, Caulfield, 16 Oct 2013
Guelph
Flight S (G1), 8f, Randwick, 05 Oct 2013
Guelph
Champagne S (G1), 8f, Randwick, 27 Apr 2013
Guelph
Sires' Produce S (G1), 7f, Randwick, 13 Apr 2013
Overreach
Golden Slipper S (G1), 6f, Rosehill, 06 Apr 2013
Excelebration
Queen Elizabeth II S (G1), 8f, Ascot, 20 Oct 2012

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) Sprint Cup (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, 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 Sprinter in Australia, 7 wins (5½f-7f) 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 (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.

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. Sire.

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

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