13 Oct 2016 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale - Book 3, Lot 1455
Sales result: 20,000 Purchaser: Vendor
EXCELEBRATION (IRE), Bay horse, 2008, by Exceed And Excel (AUS), out of Sun Shower (IRE), by Indian Ridge. Champion 3yr old colt in Germany in 2011. Champion older horse in Ireland in 2012.
Won 8 races, value £1,692,792, at 2 to 4, from 6 furlongs to 1 mile, P. Fresnay le Buffard Jacques Le Marois, Deauville, Gr.1, Qatar Prix du Moulin de Longchamp, Longchamp, Gr.1, Qipco Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, CGA Hungerford Stakes, Newbury, Gr.2, Mehl-Mulhens Rennen (2000 Guineas), Cologne, Gr.2, Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes, Curragh, Gr.3, also placed second in JLT Lockinge Stakes, Newbury, Gr.1, Qipco Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Queen Anne Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, Greenham Stakes, Newbury, Gr.3, and third in St James’s Palace Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1.
Retired to Stud in 2013, and sire of the winners of 4 races, and £44,606; including ISTAN (GB) (Halling (USA)), JEU CELEBRE (IRE) (Montjeu (IRE)), NATALIE EXPRESS (FR) (Hawk Wing (USA)), PELLUCID (GB) (Galileo (IRE))