Exosphere

$22,000 B 2012 16.3HH (1.70M)
Lonhro – Altitude (Danzero)
Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside, NSW
Australia’s best three-year-old, he won the G1 Golden Rose in record time. A stunning physical specimen by Champion sire Lonhro. First yearlings in demand at the sales and make up to $350,000.

News

In the news

Margins for breeders among the best in the business

For breeders, the relationship between a stallion’s service fee and the price of his yearlings represents the cutting edge of profitability. 

Results on the track and in the sale ring demonstrate the quality of the Darley stallions

Over the first nine months of the Australian racing season, the Darley stallions have achieved results that are nothing short of spectacular.


Roster includes some of the country’s best performing stallions

Darley’s Australian and New Zealand-based stallions are enjoying a truly exceptional season, both on the track and in the sales ring, with 21 Darley-sired G1 winners and 57 Group winner


Son of Medaglia d’Oro shines at National Broodmare sale

Young Darley stallion Astern has made a strong sales-ring debut at the Australian National Broodmare Sa


Darley newcomers to make their mark at Magic Millions weanling sale

They were two of the most exciting racehorses of their era and this week they get the opportunity to begin building new reputations.


Exosphere and Kermadec welcome their first southern hemisphere foals
Record-breaking sprinter Exosphere (pictured) and multiple G1 winner

Impending an impressive winner of the G1 Stradbroke Handicap

Lonhro’s superstar son Impending became a winner at the highest level when taking the G1 Stradbroke Handicap over 1350m at Doomben on


Son of Medaglia d'Oro shows blistering turn of foot to claim the G1 Golden Rose

Astern, the handsome son of Champion sire Medaglia d’Oro, landed his maiden G1 victory in the Golden Ro


Darley stallions unmatched with three Champion sire titles in past six years

Street Cry has become the first shuttle stallion since Danehill to be crowned Australia’s Champion sire following the completion of the 2015/16 racing season.


The Conglomerate claims South Africa's most famous racing contest

The Conglomerate became Lonhro’s eighth individual G1 winner when he stormed home to claim South Africa’s prestigious Durban July over 2200m at Greyvil


Video footage

Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, 12 September 2015
Roman Consul S (G2), 6f, Randwick, 03 October 2015
Skyline S (G2), 1200m, Warwick Farm, 28 February 2015

Pedigree

EXOSPHERE

LONHRO

OCTAGONAL

ZABEEL

SIR TRISTRAM

LADY GISELLE

EIGHT CARAT

PIECES OF EIGHT

KLAIRESSA

SHADEA

STRAIGHT STRIKE

MR PROSPECTOR

BEND NOT

CONCIA

FIRST CONSUL

MY TRICIA

ALTITUDE

DANZERO

DANEHILL

DANZIG

RAZYANA

CONFIDENTIALLY

KAORU STAR

IDESA

HIGHEST

MARSCAY

BISCAY

HEART OF MARKET

CONSULAR BELLE

PRO CONSUL

TINTE DANCE

By LONHRO (1998) Horse of the Year in Australia, Champion three-year-old in Australia, Champion miler in Australia, Queen Elizabeth S (G1), Australian Cup (G1), George Ryder S (G1), twice, Caulfield Guineas (G1), etc. Sire of 1,423 foals aged three and up, including EXOSPHERE, IMPENDING, KEMENTARI, ARISTIA, BEADED, BENFICA, BOUNDING, DENMAN, LYRE, MENTAL, PIERRO, THE CONGLOMERATE, ENCRYPTION, etc.

1st dam: ALTITUDE by Danzero. 4 wins, 2 to 4. Dam of 5 foals, 2 to race, 2 winners:

EXOSPHERE (c Lonhro) G1 winner, see race record.

ELEVATES (g New Approach) 2 wins at 3.

2nd dam: Highest by Marscay. Winner at 2 and 3, 3rd Widden S. Dam of 3 winners:

ALTITUDE (f Danzero) Winner, see above.

HE’S A MORAL (g Not A Single Doubt) 5 wins, 3 to 5, 2018.

BURKE’S LUCK (g Flying Spur) 4 wins, 3 to 5.

3rd dam: CONSULAR BELLE by Pro Consul. 11 wins, 2 to 5, Reward S. Dam of 6 winners:

TELL ME STRAIGHT (c Is It True) Belgravia S, Ngawyni Quality S, 2nd Karrakatta Plate (G1).

VIBRANT VIRGO (g Zabaleta) Perak Derby, 2nd Queen Elizabeth II Cup, Piala Emas Sultan Selangor, Coronation Cup, Singapore Gold Cup, 3rd Coronation Cup.

Serious Matter (f Carry A Smile) 2nd Gimcrack S, Queen’s Plate, 3rd Karrakatta Plate (G1). Dam of:

GENUINE GIRL (f Is It True) Crystal Slipper S. Dam of: DESTINO (g Bletchley Park) Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic (G3), 2nd Placid Ark S.

IMPRESSING MATTERS (f Viscount) Rosemount Burgess Queen S. Dam of: WAR ROOM (g War Chant) Sir Ernest Lee Steere Classic.

DANZIG (g Haulpak) 4 wins at 4.

SOLDIER ON (g Hennessy) 2 wins at 5.

Stud record
Exosphere's first southern hemisphere crop are two-year-olds of 2019.
Exosphere first northern hemisphere crop are yearlings of 2019.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 4 2 - - -
Three 6 3 - - 2
Total 10 5 - - 2

At 2

1st
Skyline S (G2), 1200m, Warwick Farm, by 4l, beating Odyssey Moon, Wolf Cry, Mogador, Sebring Son.
1st
Maiden race, 1000m, Kembla Grange, by 4¼l, beating Mogador, Takedown, Reckless Russell.

At 3

1st
Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, by 2¼l, beating Speak Fondly, Sebring Sun, Rageese, Press Statement, Let’s Make It Rain, Shards, Holler.
1st
Roman Consul S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, by 3¼l, beating Zoutenant, Japonisme, Takedown, Counterattack, Spill The Beans, Wicked Intent, Le Chef.
1st
Run To The Rose (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, beating Press Statement, Holler, Japonisme, Redzel.
4th
Black Caviar Lightning S (G1), 1000m, Flemington, to Chautauqua, Terravista, Japonisme, beating Delectation, Va Pensiero.
4th
Coolmore Stud S (G1), 1200m, Flemington, to Japonisme, Keen Array, Counterattack, beating Mogador, Dal Cielo, Hellbent, Ready For Victory, Sebring Sun, Super One, Black Vanquish.

Timeform 127