Microphone

$33,000 B 2016 16.1½HH (1.66M)
Exceed And Excel – Sung (Anabaa)
Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Kelvinside, NSW

Champion Two-Year-Old in an elite crop. By the world’s best two-year-old stallion Exceed And Excel from the family of Written Tycoon.

He defeated four G1 winners in the best edition of the G1 ATC Sires’ Produce Stakes in 20 years.

He was fully booked in his first two seasons, covering 58 Stakes performers and 25 Stakes-producing mares.

Pedigree

MICROPHONE

EXCEED AND EXCEL

DANEHILL

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

RAZYANA

HIS MAJESTY

SPRING ADIEU

PATRONA

LOMOND

NORTHERN DANCER

MY CHARMER

GLADIOLUS

WATCH YOUR STEP

BACK BRITCHES

SUNG

ANABAA

DANZIG

NORTHERN DANCER

PAS DE NOM

BALBONELLA

GAY MECENE

BAMIERES

VOCALIST

BLUEBIRD

STORM BIRD

IVORY DAWN

LOYAL LYRIC

SOVEREIGN RED

MISS ENTERTAINER

EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2004). 7 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,282,375, VRC Newmarket H., G1,
MRC Invitation S., G1, 1400m, AJC Royal Sovereign S., G2, Up & Coming S., G2, STC Todman Slipper Trial S., 
G2, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., G3. Champion Sire in Aust. in 2012-13. Sire of 2,326 rnrs, 1,650 wnrs, 194
SW,  70.9%  winners,  8.3%  Stakes  winners  inc.  Bivouac,  Microphone,  Overreach,  Exceedance, Guelph, Mr
Stunning, Earthquake, Margot Did, Amber Sky, Flamberge, Helmet, September Run, Queen Supreme, Reward
for Effort, Outstrip, Excelebration, Sidestep, Fulbright, Best Terms, Heavy Metal,
ETC.

1st dam:
SUNG, by Anabaa. 3 wins to 1400m, A$176,950, Scone RC Dark Jewel Classic, L, Hawkesbury RC
      Woodlands Crown H., 2d AJC PJ Bell H., L. Sister to YELL, half-sister to Shouts (dam of HOLLER).
      Dam of six named foals, five to race, four winners, inc:-

  MICROPHONE (c by Exceed and Excel) 5 wins. Champion. See race record.
  Lieder (g by Street Cry) 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$416,391, Alice Springs Cup, SAJC Hit107 H.,
       Festival of Racing H., GCTC Moco Meats P., 2d Darwin Cup, ATC TAB More Than Winning H.

2nd dam:
VOCALIST, by Bluebird. 2 wins at 2, A$106,820, ACT RC Black Opal Preview S., L, AJC Sunnyside
      2YO H., 2d STC Tea Rose S., G2, Garden Island 2YO H., 3d ACT RC Black Opal S., G2, STC
      Riverina Charm H. Half-sister to ANTHEMS, Patriotism, Hit, Verse (dam of LAMASERY,
      LADY CHANT). Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:- 
  
YELL (Anabaa) Champion Sprinter in Australia in 2002-03. 9 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,566,450,
         MRC Futurity S., G1, CF Orr S., G1, MVRC Australia S., G1, STC Canterbury S., G2, MVRC
         Norman Carlyon S., G2, CS Hayes S., G3, Ian McEwen Trophy, L, MRC Veuve Clicquot S., L,
         BTC Golden S., L, 2d MVRC Manikato S., G1, AJC TJ Smith S., G2, STC Todman Slipper Trial
         S., G2, SAJC Breeders' S., G2, BTC Champagne Classic, G3, MRC HDF McNeil S., G3,
         Bletchingly S., G3, 3d MRC Futurity S., G1, 4th AJC All Aged S., G1.

  SUNG (Anabaa) 3 wins. See above. 
  Shouts. Unplaced. Dam of-
      HOLLER (Commands) 4 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$748,625, ATC Canterbury S., G1, MVRC
            Australia S., G2, Red Anchor S., G3, ATC Hyland Race Colours 2YO P., 2d MVRC William
           Reid S., G1, MRC Gothic S., L, ATC More Than Ready at Vinery H., 3d ATC Run to the
           Rose H., G2, Australian Jewellery Liquidators 2YO P. Sire.

3rd dam:
LOYAL LYRIC, by Sovereign Red. 4 wins to 1500m, AJC Dan Lewis H., Ted McMenamin H., STC
      Diners Club International H., 2d City Tatt's RC Lees H., STC Suva S., 3d AJC Heart of St
      Vincents Project H., STC Parkroyal on St Kilda Rd H., Parbury Welter H. Half-sister to Party
      Miss (dam of
WRITTEN TYCOON). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

  ANTHEMS (Palace Music) Second top colt on the 1995-96 Australasian 2YO Classification. 10
      wins
-6 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$860,368, QTC Queensland Classic, G1, Sires' Produce
       S.,
G1, NSW Tatt's RC Roman Consul S., G3, AJC Fernhill H., L, QTC Brisbane H., L,
       Newcastle JC Cameron H.,
L, 2d AJC Champagne S., G1, STC Phar Lap S., G2, 3d AJC
       Challenge S.,
G2, Hobartville S., G2, 4th STC George Ryder S., G1.

  VOCALIST (Bluebird) 2 wins. See above.
   Verse. Unraced. Dam of-
      LAMASERY (Commands) 11 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$630,450, ATC Hill S., G2, Kingston
             Town S.,
G3, Colin Stephen H., G3, 3d ATC Metropolitan H., G1.

      LADY CHANT (War Chant) Winner at 2400m, in 2021-22, Western Australian Oaks, G3.

Stud record
Microphone's first crop are yearlings in 2022.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
Two 6 4 2 - A$1,588,600
Three 5 1 1 2 A$379,050
Total 11 5 3 2 A$1,967,650

At 2 Champion Two-Year-Old in Australia

1st
Sires’ Produce S (G1), 1400m, Randwick, beating Loving Gaby, Castelvecchio, Kiamichi, Probabeel, Crystal Falls, Bellevue Hill, Strasbourg, Tenley, Spring Loaded.
1st
Skyline S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, beating Cosmic Force, Castelvecchio, Accession.
1st
Talindert S (L), 1100m, Flemington, by 2¼l, beating Talented, Charleise, Excess Funds, Alburq, Lanigera, Art Collection, Steal My Kisses.
1st
Maiden race, 1000m, Flemington, beating Pretty Brazen.
2nd
Golden Slipper S (G1), 1200m, Rosehill, to Kiamichi, beating Lyre, Loving Gaby, Time To Reign, Anaheed, Yes Yes Yes, Cosmic Force, Lankan Star, Dubious, Catch Me, Pin Sec, Vincere Volare, Exhilarates, Tenley, Free Of Debt.
2nd
Blue Diamond Preview (L), 1000m, Caulfield, to I Am Immortal, beating Alburq.

At 3

1st
Autumn S (G2), 1400m, Caufiled, beating Banquo, Adelaide Ace, Lady Lupino, The Holy One, Legion Of Merit, Wedgetail.
2nd
Randwick Guineas (G1), 1600m, Randwick, to Shadow Hero, beating Brandenburg, Reloaded, Warning, The Holy One, Prince Fawaz, Castelvecchio, Conqueror, Fortress Command, Pancho.
3rd
Hobartville S (G2), 1400m, Rosehill, to Brandenburg, Reloaded, beating Pancho, Shadow Hero, Castelvecchio, Warning, Kubrick, Fortress Command,
The Holy One, Prince Fawaz.
3rd
Roman Consul S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, to Cosmic Force, Standout, beating Dirty Work, Accession, True Detective.

Timeform 121

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Sires’ Produce S (G1), 1400m, Randwick, 06 Apr 2019
Autumn S (G2), 1400m, Caulfield, 08 Feb 2020
Skyline S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, 02 Mar 2019
Golden Slipper S (G1), 1200m, Rosehill, 23 Mar 2019

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