Exceptional three-time Gr.1 winner by Exceed And Excel
Timeform rated 133 at 3 years and 133 at 4 years – only Frankel was higher!
"Excelebration was close to being the best miler seen in Europe in recent years, with the obvious exception of Frankel." Timeform Racehorses of 2012
"a career that, but for Frankel, would have been considered one of the modern era's greatest." Racing Post, Nov 2012
"He oozes class and has loads of speed - that's his greatest weapon" Aidan O'Brien
Proven Gr.1 sire from his first crop!
Top performers include...
- Barney Roy – G1 St James’s Palace Stakes & G3 Greenham Stakes winner. Runner-up in the G1 Eclipse & G1 2,000 Guineas & third in the G1 Juddmonte International Stakes.
- Speak In Colours – 3-time winner including the G3 Phoenix Sprint Stakes & Listed Doncaster Stakes.
- Rebel Assault – 3-time winner including the Listed Rockingham Stakes for Mark Johnston.
- Tilly’s Chilli – multiple winner including the Listed Grand Prix de Lyon. Runner-up in the Listed Bluebell Stakes, third in the Listed Stanerra Stakes & Prix Gold River.
- Hey Jonesy – impressive winner at York for Kevin Ryan. Runner-up in the Listed Westow Stakes & fourth in the G1 Middle Park Stakes.
- Pellucid – dual winner & third in the G3 Dick Poole Fillies’ Stakes for David Simcock.
- Ratiocination – dual winner & third in the Listed Prix de Pontarme at Saint-Cloud for Pascal Bary.
- Liwanu – dual winner & third in the Listed Grand Prix du Nord at Chantilly for Andre Fabre.
- Istan – dual winner & third in the Listed Blenheim Stakes at Fairyhouse.
- Fulminato – Group-placed winner.
- Tulipa Rosa – third in the Listed Grand Prix Anjou Bretagne.