Sire: Exceed and Excel

Dam: Vital Mist

Colour: Bay

Gender: Mare

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Aug 19th, 2015

Country: Australia

Silks: Red, White Triple Crown Syndications Logo


Ralph Johns Family (Mgr: G R Johns)





Bay mareFoaled in 2015

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2000PatronaLomondNorthern Dancer
  GladiolusWatch Your Step
DamEncosta de LagoFairy KingNorthern Dancer
VITAL MIST (AUS) Shoal CreekStar Way
2007Ylang YlangHennessyStorm Cat
  Princess AlydarAlydar

EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) (2000). 7 wins-2 at 2, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Sire of 2221 rnrs, 1562 wnrs, 184 SW, inc. Excelebration, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Anthony Van Dyck, Magic Attitude, Elite Street, Ten Sovereigns, Crown Prosecutor, Alizee, Astern, Prompt Response, Bounding, Laws of Indices, Yes Baby Yes, La Falaise, Encryption, Mission Impassible, Birchwood, Scarlet Rain, Cloudy, Hanseatic, etc.


1st dam

VITAL MIST, by Encosta de Lago. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of five named foals, three to race, two winners, inc:-

Misteed (f. by Exceed and Excel). 4 wins. See below.

Charlie Garcon (g. by Myboycharlie). 5 wins to 1200m, A$171,320, 2d MRC Mypunter.com H., Ladbrokes H., Viatek 2YO H., Spicer Thoroughbreds H., 3d MVRC Telstra Phonewords 2YO H.

Ralph's Folly (g. by Snitzel). Placed to 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

YLANG YLANG, by Hennessy. Winner at 9½f in GB. Three-quarter-sister to NOVEMBER SNOW, SCATMANDU, A Chance of Storm (dam of GRASS WORLD), half-sister to LADY SOROLLA. Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Viva Ocho. 8 wins from 1300m to 1600m in Macau, Macau Japan Racing Association Trophy, Musket H., Flemington H., 2d Macau Singapore Turf Club Goodwill Cup, 3d Macau Ayr H., 4th Macau Star of the Sand S., L.


3rd dam

PRINCESS ALYDAR, by Alydar. Placed in U.S.A. Half-sister to STUTZ BEARCAT, STUTZ BLACKHAWK, STUTZ FINWHALE, STUTZ GOLDRUSH (dam of SKY CHARIOT), Stutz Firehawk (dam of PEREGRINO, SORTILEGIO), Misty Panorama (dam of FINAL APPROVAL, TO BE APPROVED), Selket's Treasure (dam of BROTHER, ILLAKA). Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 11 winners, inc:-

NOVEMBER SNOW (Storm Cat). Joint top filly on The 1992 USA 3YO Free H. 8 wins-3 at 2-from 5f to 1¼m, US$554,628, Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Test S., Gr.1, Belmont Rare Perfume S., Gr.2, Woodbine My Dear S., L, Calder Boca Raton S., L, Hialeah Poinsettia S., L, Belmont Allowance, 2d Saratoga Ballerina S., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Davona Dale S., L, Calder Ta Wee S., L, 3d Belmont Go for Wand S., Gr.1, Turfway Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2. Dam of-

November Slew (Seattle Slew). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 7f, US$134,245, Churchill Downs Allowance, 2d Del Mar Sorrento S., Gr.2. Dam of-

HIRABOKU WILD (Wild Rush). 7 wins from 1400m to 1700m, 142,933,000¥, Hanshin Galaxy S., L, Polaris S., L, Tokyo Kumpu S., Fukushima Hoso Sho.

Eagle Island. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

EZMOSH (Tizway). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7½f to 8½f, US$211,549, to 2020, Arlington Classic S., Gr.3.

Arctic Drift. Winner at 7f in U.S.A. Dam of-

KUROSHIO (Exceed and Excel). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$327,400, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.2, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3, VRC Herald Sun Superracing S., L, 2d MRC Blue Diamond Preview (c&g), L, 3d MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Debutant S., L. Sire.

BELIEVE'N'SUCCEED (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1100m, A$191,200, MRC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, MVRC Variety Children's Charity H., 3d VRC Moomba P., L, MRC Blue Diamond Preview (f), L, 4th MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1. Dam of-

ANTHONY VAN DYCK (Galileo). Champion Older Male in Ireland in 2020 (Long). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1400m to 2400m, £1,033,013, €636,640, US$360,000, A$700,000, to 2020, The Derby, Gr.1, Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, ParisLongchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, Leopardstown Tyros S., Gr.3, Lingfield Derby Trial S., L, 2d Irish Derby, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, Curragh National S., Gr.1, Newmarket Coronation Cup, Gr.1, 3d Breeders' Cup Turf, Gr.1, Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, Newmarket Dewhurst S., Gr.1.

BOUNDING (Lonhro). Champion Sprinter in NZ in 2013-14. Top Filly on The 2013-14 NZ 3YO Free H (1200m-1600m). 8 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, NZ$408,675, A$289,250, ARC Railway S., Gr.1, Mr Tiz Trophy, Gr.3, MRC Heath S., Gr.3, Hawkes Bay Gold Trail S., Gr.3, Waikato RC James & Annie Sarten Memorial S., Gr.3, Counties RC Murdoch Newell S., L, ARC Barfoot & Thompson 2YO S., 2d ARC Diamond S., Gr.1, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2, VRC Gilgai S., Gr.2, Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, VRC GH Mumm S., Gr.3, 3d ATC Sheraco S., Gr.3.

AGULHAS (Exceed and Excel). 2 wins at 1000m, 1050m, A$108,920, SAJC Redelva S., L, 2d VRC Nouvelle Star H., ATC Gosford Memberships 2YO H., 3d ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO H.

I'm a Flake. Unplaced. Dam of-

EXPRESS TRAIN (Union Rags). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6½f to 9f, US$473,300, to 2021, Santa Anita San Pasqual S., Gr.2, 2d Santa Anita Malibu S., Gr.1, Santa Anita H., Gr.1, 3d Oaklawn H., Gr.2, 4th Santa Anita American Pharoah S., Gr.1.

Indian Snow. Unraced. Dam of-

MORNING LINE (Tiznow). 5 wins from 7f to 9f, US$1,251,300, Aqueduct Carter H., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Mervyn Leroy H., Gr.2, Parx Racing Pennsylvania Derby, Gr.2, Saratoga Allowance, 2d Gulfstream Park Donn H., Gr.1, Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile S., Gr.1, 3d Hollywood Park Triple Bend H., Gr.1, Gulfstream Park Hal's Hope S., Gr.3, 4th Hollywood Park Californian S., Gr.2. Sire.

LIAM'S PRIDE (Liam's Map). 2 wins at 6f, US$125,410, in 2020, Belmont Gold Fever S., L.

Snow Kid. Placed at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Poetic Kid. 6 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$242,604, Woodbine Allowance, 4th Woodbine Ontario Colleen S., Gr.3. Dam of-

ORDER AND LAW (Violence). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 8½f, US$255,433, to 2021, Laurel Futurity, L, 4th Aqueduct Awad S., L, Laurel Heft S., L, Monmouth Tyro S., L.

SCATMANDU (Storm Cat). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 6½f to 8½f, US$330,789, Aqueduct Sport Page H., Gr.3, Delaware Park Leonard Richards S., L, Belmont Allowance-twice, 3d Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.2, Belmont Jerome H., Gr.2, Dwyer S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Cowdin S., Gr.2, Laurel Annapolis H., L, 4th Saratoga Jim Dandy S., Gr.2. Sire.

LADY SOROLLA (Pancho Villa). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$202,975, Del Mar Vieille Vigne H., L, Santa Anita Allowance-twice, 2d Fairplex Las Madrinas H., L, 3d Hollywood Wildcat S., L.

Princess the Great. 3 wins at 2m in Ireland. Dam of-

O'Keefe. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 1800m, Rome Premio Commodore Black, Premio Astec. Dam of-

MONACHESI (Key of Luck). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1700m to 2100m, €295,279, Rome Premio Botticelli, L, Premio Villa Borghese, L, Premio Chiadina, 2d Rome Premio Roma, Gr.1. Sire.

My Last Alibi. Winner at 9f in U.S.A. Dam of-

Western Princess (Gone West). Winner at 2, 3d Belmont Fashion S., L. Producer.

Silver Express (Unbridled's Song). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9f, US$103,022, 2d Pimlico Barbaro S., L, 3d Delaware Park Floor Show S., L.

A Chance of Storm. Placed in U.S.A. Dam of-

GRASS WORLD (Rahy). 7 wins at 1600m, 1700m, 226,740,000¥, Nakayama Lord Derby Challenge Trophy, L, 2d Tokyo Keio Hai Spring Cup, Gr.2, Sports Nippon Sho Kyoto Kimpai, L, 3d Nakayama Fuji S., L, Lord Derby Challenge Trophy, L.

Arashi Cat (Fusaichi Pegasus). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, 6½f, 3d Hollywood Prevue S., Gr.3, Oak Tree Jack Goodman S., L, 4th Santa Anita San Pedro S., L.

Brush of Fortune. Raced once. Dam of-

LECTURING LYNN (Pulpit). 4 wins from 6f to 8½f, US$149,682, Northlands Park Sonoma H., L, Chariot Chaser H., L, Hastings Park Hong Kong Jockey Club H., L, 3d Hastings Park British Columbia Oaks, Gr.3.


Race Record:

4 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$340,075, to 2020-21, ATC Chandon H., NSW Trainers Association H., TAB Rewards H., Spring on Sale 2YO H., 2d ATC UNSW H., Book Spring Hospitality H., Vale Darby McCarthy H., Win $10k Cash 2YO H., TAB Rewards H., 3d Gosford RC Master Builders Association NSW H., 4th BRC Nudgee S., L, Bright Shadow H., L.