Sire: Excelebration
Dam: Dance Troupe
Colour: Bay
Gender: Colt
Age: 4 year old
Foaled: Feb 6th, 2014
Country: Ireland
Trainer's Name: Chris Waller


Australian Bloodstock, Walker Racing & Bloodstock, Gurners Bloodstock Co, Raging Bulls, Dream Lover, Carty Racing, Calibration Four, B A Brogan, A A Brogan, J W Woodbridge, T Jeans, P G Walsh, G J P Van Ameyden, P J Hill, B Sokolski, M J Ward, Dr P C Goel, W C Gatt & J Lovett

Career Record: 16 - 2 - 4 - 5

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    12.5 %
  • Place
    56.3 %





Bay horseFoaled in 2014

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2008Sun ShowerIndian RidgeAhonoora
  Miss KembleWarning
DamRainbow QuestBlushing GroomRed God
DANCE TROUPE (GB) I Will FollowHerbager
2002DansaraDancing BraveLyphard
  Sarah SiddonsLe Levanstell

EXCELEBRATION (IRE) (Bay 2008-Stud 2013). 8 wins-2 at 2, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Lancaster Bomber. Sire of 276 rnrs, 156 wnrs, inc. SW Barney Roy (Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1), Speak in Colours, Rebel Assault, Saint Patricks Day, Tilly's Chilli, SP Exceltic, Hey Jonesy, The Conqueror, Fulminato, Pellucid, Siberian Iris, Inverleigh, Strike Celebration, Istan, Lincoln, Liwanu - Cheerful Star (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

DANCE TROUPE, by Rainbow Quest. Placed at 2 & 3 in GB and France, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Gladiator, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Gaite, Chantilly Prix des Trois Forets. Sister to Top Forty (dam of SEA OF HEARTBREAK, PERSEFONA), half-sister to SELF DEFENSE, Answer (dam of DEGAS ART). Dam of nine foals, seven to race, all winners, inc:-

PUNCHER CLYNCH - NOBLE BOY (H.K.) (g. by Azamour). 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2150m, €80,701, HK$2,123,000, Leopardstown Ballysax S., Gr.3, HKJC Turkey H., Yee Wo Street H., 2d HKJC Causeway H., Suffolk H., 3d HKJC Queen's Road Central H., Shan Pui River H.

Jellicle Ball (f. by Invincible Spirit). Winner at 2, 2d Newbury Fred Darling S., Gr.3, 3d Goodwood Height of Fashion S., L, 4th Royal Ascot Sandringham H., L, Sandown Distaff S., L.

Aquilla (f. by Teofilo). Winner at 1½m in GB, 3d Toulouse Prix Panacee, L.

Improvisation (g. by Teofilo). 3 wins from 1¼m to 16½f, Newmarket Montaz Restaurant S., 2d Newmarket Weatherbys 2YO S., 3d Goodwood Nat West Ahead 2YO S.

Calibration (c. by Excelebration). 2 wins. See below.

Ebtihaal (c. by Teofilo). 2 wins at 2, Doncaster Moran Nursery H.

Dawn Trouper (g. by Dawn Approach). Winner at 1½m in 2018, 2d Leopardstown Golf Centre S., 3d Curragh Irish Stallion Farms S.

Hairicin (f. by Hurricane Run). Unraced. Dam of-

ISOLE CANARIE (Rip Van Winkle). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1500m, 1600m to 2018, Rome Premio Repubbliche Marinare, L, Premio Buontalenta, L, Premio Orsa Maggiore, 2d Rome Premio Flossy, Premio Nicastro, 3d Rome Premio Duccia di Buoninsegna, 4th Milan Premio Dormello, Gr.3.

Isole Eolie. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m to 2018, Rome Premio Ben Marshall, Premio Doney, Premio Niccolo dell'Arca, Premio Zambesi, Premio Canova, 2d Rome Premio Creso, Premio Stufida, Premio Maria Stuarda, Premio Alan Ford, Premio Ornello, Premio Ma Biche, Premio Raimonda da Capua, Premio Motivator, 3d Rome Premio Hula Dancer, Premio Timboroa, Premio Rossellina, Premio Luigi Giovanale, Premio Tupac.

Laoch Na Mi - Indigenous Union (H.K.). 3 wins from 2000m to 2100m to 2018-19, Leopardstown Bulmers Live S., Wanganui JC Take it Easy Tours H., 2d Curragh Irish Independent S., 3d HKJC Sporting Exchange H.

Isole Maldive. 2 wins at 2 in 2018, Rome Premio Timboroa.


2nd dam

DANSARA, by Dancing Brave. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to ANCARA, half-sister to PRINCESS PATI, SEYMOUR HICKS, SIDARA, Cantanta (dam of CANTILEVER, TAILFEATHER), Gertrude Lawrence (dam of LADY AMBASSADOR). Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

SELF DEFENSE (Warning). 7 wins from 1900m to 3300m, £228,121, €15,150, 365,720fr., Maisons-Laffitte Prix Vulcain, L, Sandown Agfa Hurdle, Cheltenham Sharp Novice Hurdle, Longchamp Prix des Centaures, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Rieur, 2d Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3-twice, Newbury St Simon S., Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, Prix Denisy, L, Sandown Christmas Hurdle, Ladbroke H. Hurdle, Winter Novice Hurdle, 3d Newbury Geoffrey Freer S., Gr.2, St Simon S., Gr.3, Kempton September S., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix de la Porte de Madrid, L, Sandown Winter Novice Hurdle, Wincanton Tolworth Novice Hurdle, 4th Newmarket Jockey Club S., Gr.2, Newbury Geoffrey Freer S., Gr.3, Chantilly Prix La Moskowa, L, Lingfield Churchill S., L, La Teste Grand Prix du Sud-Ouest, L.

Answer. Winner at 1650m in France. Dam of-

DEGAS ART (Danehill Dancer). 11 wins from 1½m to 24¼f, £130,198, Newmarket Godolphin S., L, Wetherby Wensleydale Juvenile Hurdle, 2d Newmarket Fairway S., L, 3d Newmarket Bahrain Trophy, L, Aintree Anniversary 4YO Novice Hurdle, 4th Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2.

Top Forty. Unraced. Dam of-

SEA OF HEARTBREAK (Rock of Gibraltar). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1450m to 2500m, Longchamp Prix de Royallieu, Gr.2, Newbury Chalice S., L, Tadley Tigers H., 2d Newmarket Dahlia S., Gr.3, Warwickshire Oaks, L, 3d Newbury Arc Trial S., Gr.3, 4th Goodwood Nassau S., Gr.1, Newmarket Severals S., L, Godolphin S., L, Goodwood Festival S., L. Producer.

PERSEFONA (Montjeu). 2 wins at 2200m in Germany, Hannover Grosser Preis der AWD Holding AG, L, 4th Premio Terme di Merano, L. Producer.


Race Record: 14 Starts 2-4-5 £10,754, A$58,900.

2 wins at 2000m, 2050m to 2018-19, MVRC MLA Holdings H., 2d SAJC Holdfast Insurance H., 3d Ascot Crocker Bulteel 2YO S., MRC Big Screen Company H., Mitavite Summer Challenge H.


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