Sparks


Sire: Exceed and Excel

Dam: Dazzler

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Nov 2nd, 2015

Country: Australia


Owners

R Murray, Rachael Murray


Career Record: 20-3-1-3

  • Prizemoney
    $65,650.00
  • Wins
    15.0 %
  • Place
    20.0 %

Pedigree

 

 SPARKS (AUS)

 

Bay GeldingFoaled in 2015

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2000PatronaLomondNorthern Dancer
  GladiolusWatch Your Step
DamMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
DAZZLER (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009CamarillaElusive QualityGone West
  CamarenaDanehill

EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) (Bay 2000-Stud 2004). 7 wins-2 at 2, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Champion Australian Sire 2012-13. Sire of 2090 rnrs, 1470 wnrs, 174 SW, inc. Excelebration (Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1), Overreach, Guelph, Mr Stunning, Microphone, Earthquake, Margot Did, Amber Sky, Flamberge, Helmet, Bivouac, Reward for Effort, Exceedance, Queen Supreme, Outstrip, Sidestep, Fulbright, Best Terms, Heavy Metal, Royal Intervention, etc.

 

1st dam

DAZZLER, by More Than Ready. 2 wins at 2, VRC Spotless 2YO P., 2d ATC Testa Rossa at Vinery H., 3d ATC Lest We Forget H. Half-sister to GUELPH (dam of ENCRYPTION), GHIBELLINES. Dam of three named foals, all winners-

BIVOUAC (c. by Exceed and Excel). 6 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, A$2,216,260, to 2019-20, ATC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, ATC Run to the Rose H., Gr.2, Kindergarten S., Gr.3, MRC Vain S., Gr.3, ATC Lonhro P., L, 2d VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, ATC San Domenico S., Gr.3, Forum Group Kirkham 2YO P., 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO H., 4th ATC Todman S., Gr.2.

Coruscate (g. by Exceed and Excel). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$366,850, to 2019-20, ATC At Sea H., Spring Racing H., On Top of the World H., TAB Rewards 2YO P., Australian Turf Club H., Bendigo JC Underground Cabling Systems H., 2d ATC Skyline S., Gr.2, MRC Lamaro's Hotel H., ATC Agency Real Estate H., 3d ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.3, MRC Bel Esprit S., L, ATC Merry Xmas ATC Members H.

Sparks (g. by Exceed and Excel). 3 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

CAMARILLA, by Elusive Quality. Second filly on the 2006-07 Australasian 2YO Classification. 2 wins at 2, A$494,975, AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, 2d STC Magic Night S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, Emancipation S., Gr.2, Phillip Quality H., 4th MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, MVRC St Albans S., L. Sister to INDUNA, blood-sister to SEPOY. Dam of 4 foals, all winners-

GUELPH (Exceed and Excel). Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2013-14. 7 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$1,629,200, ATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, Champagne S., Gr.1, Flight S., Gr.1, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ATC Tea Rose S., Gr.2, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, ATC Myboycharlie At Vinery 2YO P., 2d ATC Furious S., Gr.2, Gimcrack S., L, 3d ATC Phar Lap S., Gr.2, 4th ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ENCRYPTION (Lonhro). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, A$743,500, to 2018-19, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, Canberra RC Black Opal S., Gr.3, 2d MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.3, MRC Blue Sapphire S., Gr.3, Chairman's S., Gr.3, 3d MRC WJ Adams S., L, Debutant S., L, 4th ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1, Arrowfield 3YO Sprint S., Gr.2.

Emanate. Winner at 1000m in 2019-20, 3d ATC TAB H.

GHIBELLINES (Shamardal). Winner at 2, A$272,700, ATC Todman S., Gr.2, 3d VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, ATC Canonbury S., L, 4th ATC Breeders' P., L. Sire.

Dazzler. 2 wins. See above.

Inner Circle. Winner at 2, ATC Mossman at Vinery 2YO P., 3d ATC McGrath Estate Agents 2YO H., 4th ATC Pago Pago S., Gr.2.

 

3rd dam

CAMARENA, by Danehill. 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1050m to 2400m, A$938,610, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, AJC Reginald Allen H., L, 2d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, VATC Eat Well Live Well Cup, Gr.1, GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, MVRC WH Stocks S., Gr.3, QTC Reckless H., L, 3d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, Sir Byrne Hart S., Gr.2, 4th ACT RC Black Opal S., Gr.2. Sister to Untouchable, Watchful (dam of SEPOY, MULAAZEM). Dam of 11 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

CAMARILLA (Elusive Quality). 2 wins. See above.

INDUNA (Elusive Quality). 2 wins at 2100m, 2200m, A$363,980, Geelong Classic, L, 2d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, 3d ATC Dulcify H., L, Randwick Betting Auditorium H.

Superstition. 2 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$115,702, ATC Diona Civil Engineering Contracting H., 2d ATC Ibis Milano Dinner Specials H., William Roberts Lawyers 2YO H., BRC Novotel Brisbane Airport H., Ipswich TC JB Coldstorage P., 3d ATC Become an ATC Sponsor H., Theraces.com.au H., BRC Oh Hello H., Ipswich TC Entire Group H., 4th Canberra Guineas, L.

 

4th dam

CANNY MISS, by Marscay. Unraced. Half-sister to CANNY LAD, CANNY LASS (dam of ASTUTE ANGEL, CAUSEWAY LASS), SISTER CANNY, Taareck (dam of TERRACE). Dam of 7 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

CAMARENA (Danehill). 9 wins. See above.

Untouchable (Danehill). 2 wins at 2, A$100,600, AJC San Miguel 2YO H., San Miguel Juvenile H., 2d STC Todman Slipper Trial S., Gr.2. Sire.

Watchful. Placed at 2, 3d AJC Sydney City Lexus 2YO P.H. Dam of-

SEPOY (Elusive Quality). Leading 3YO Male on 2011-12 WTR (Sprint). Champion 2YO & 3YO Colt in Australia in 2010-11 & 2011-12. 10 wins-5 at 2-to 1200m, A$3,880,000, ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, VRC Coolmore Stud S., Gr.1, MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.1, VRC Danehill S., Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Sprint H., Gr.2, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, MRC Vain S., L, Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, 2d ATC Todman S., Gr.2. Sire.

MULAAZEM (Dubai Destination). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1400m, A$187,928, MRC Autumn S., Gr.2, The Cove Hotel 2YO H., 2d VRC Fitzpatrick & Lombardo H. Sire.

 

Race Record: 15 Starts 3-0-2 A$56,525.

3 wins to 1450m to 2019-20 in Aust.