Sire: Excelebration

Dam: Hold for Applause

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 13th, 2016

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy Blue And Gold Hoops, White Sleeves And Cap

Trainer's Name: Mitchell Freedman


O T I Racing (Mgr: T F Henderson), S Driscoll, A W Foster, M Hunter, B E Johnson, M Johnston, C A Stott, D R Surkitt & Ms M Tedeschi

Career Record: 1-0-0-1

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Foaled 13th November 2016

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
2008Sun ShowerIndian RidgeAhonoora
  Miss KembleWarning
DamThorn ParkSpinning WorldNureyev
2006Flight WayEncosta de LagoFairy King
  Principle GirlKingston Jamaica

EXCELEBRATION (IRE) (Bay 2008-Stud Ire. 2013, Aust. 2013). 8 wins-2 at 2, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Lancaster Bomber. Sire of 233 rnrs, 125 wnrs, inc. SW Barney Roy (Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1), Rebel Assault, Speak in Colours, Tilly's Chilli, SP Fulminato, Pellucid, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Saint Patricks Day (BRC Dalrello S., L), SP Exceltic and of Excelamour, Exceltara, Royal Celebration, Getty - Wakey (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

HOLD FOR APPLAUSE, by Thorn Park. Winner at 1450m, 2d MRC Le Pine Funerals H., 3d MVRC Fisher & Paykel P. This is her second foal. Her first foal is a 2YO.


2nd dam

FLIGHT WAY, by Encosta de Lago. 2 wins at 1300m, 1500m in Aust. Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

Vitalia. 2 wins at 1400m, 2100m to 2016-17, Levin RC Madge Coachlines H.

Quickie. 10 wins from 1000m to 1600m, 2d WATC Magic Millions Supporting WA H., Perth Ice Works H.

Hold for Applause. Winner. See above.

Sail Away. Winner at 1650m in NZ.

Light Weaver. Winner at 2 in NZ.


3rd dam

PRINCIPLE GIRL, by Kingston Jamaica. 4 wins-3 at 2-at 1200m, 1300m, MVRC Somerton H. Dam of 4 foals, 3 to race, all winners, inc:-

Gladiator Girl. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, MRC Bow Mistress H., Kind Link H., 2d AJC Abbeville H., 3d STC PJ Gallagher's Hotel 2YO H. Dam of-

Formidable (Strada). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$161,000, VRC Better Beyond 2YO P., Go Green H., 2d MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, Chairman's S., L, MVRC Sportingbet Best Tote Plus H.

Wehilani. Winner at 800m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Flight Way. 2 wins. See above.

Gateway. 2 wins at 1250m, 1500m in Aust.


4th dam

PARA PERFECT, by Manihi. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m in Aust. Sister to PARAPARAP (dam of POWER AND GLORY, SWELL TIME GIRL). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Principle Girl. 4 wins. See above.

Clean Forgot. 8 wins to 1200m, 3d QTC Zillman 2YO H.

Can't Remember. 2 wins at 1000m, 1850m in Aust.

Surgeon General. 2 wins at 1200m, 1450m in Aust.

Katuki. Unraced. Dam of-

Wolf Tales. Winner at 1350m in 2017-18, Ipswich TC Marcelford Meats P., 2d Ipswich TC Marquee Tix Selling Fast H.


5th dam

RENOUNCE, by Mironton. Raced twice. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

PARAPARAP (Manihi). 4 wins from 1200m to 2000m, VATC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Cendrillion H., 2d VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, VATC Catanach's H., L, VRC Great Western H., L. Dam of-

POWER AND GLORY (Papal Power). 5 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$131,475, VATC Autumn Sprint H., L, Monash International H., VRC Lavazza Sprint H., Mark Sensing Racing Dream H., Kevin Murray 2YO H., 2d VRC Standish H., Gr.3, VATC Samson H., MVRC Night Patrol H., 3d VATC Heathmont H.

SWELL TIME GIRL (Niccolo Polo). 2 wins at 1600m, 2200m, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, 3d VATC So Called H. Producer.

Girl on the Run. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, VATC Bundeera H., 2d MVRC Mitsubishi H., Lube Mobile H., VATC Murray H. Dam of-

NICK ON THE RUN (Niccolo Polo). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$118,940, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, MVRC Strathayr Track H., VATC Rawdon H., MVRC Racing Club 2YO H., 3d VATC Sandown S., Gr.3, VRC Sirena Tuna H., Churchill Downs H., 4th VRC Debonair S., L.

Dance Parade. Winner at 1000m, 2d MVRC Seradeka H., 3d VATC Australia's Own P.H., MVRC Foster's Light Ice H., VATC Lady Mogambo H. Dam of-

SECOND TIME LUCKY (Any Suggestion). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, NZ$99,010, A$7,675, CJC Welcome S., L, WRC New World Railway Metro H., 2d CJC Champagne S., L, Wanganui JC Castletown S., L, Fordell O'Leary S., L, CJC NZB Ready to Run Sale 2YO H., Taranaki RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Peal Series H., 3d CJC Vernon & Vazey Truck Parts H., Little Big Tree Company 2YO H., 4th CJC Ray Coupland S., L.

Ajalon. Unplaced. Dam of-

Coachman's Chill (Cool Ted). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, VATC Lawrence Welter H., Hydrogen Highweight H., 2d VRC Chester Manifold S., L, VATC Balmoral Welter H., VRC Herbs & Spices H., 3d VATC Mitcham Welter H., 4th VATC St George S., Gr.2.