He Ekscels

He Ekscels

Sire: Ekraar

Dam: Serendipity

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Oct 21st, 2015

Country: New Zealand





Foaled 21st October 2015

SireRed RansomRobertoHail to Reason
EKRAAR (USA) ArabiaDamascus
1997SacahuistaRaja BabaBold Ruler
  Nalees Flying FlagHoist the Flag
DamHonor GradesDanzigNorthern Dancer
SERENDIPITY (NZ) Weekend SurpriseSecretariat
1997Waihora's LassTightsNijinsky
  IndhiraTaipan II

EKRAAR (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud 2004). 8 wins-1 at 2, Milan Gran Premio del Jockey Club, Gr.1. Leading NZ Sire (AEI) 2011-12. Sire of 374 rnrs, 195 wnrs, inc. SW Shez Sinsational (Hawkes Bay New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Spring Classic, Gr.1), Habibi, Ekstreme, Rising Romance, Eclair Samba, Extra Explosive, Exceptionally, Solapur, Vivid Vixen, SP Gesemi, Angegreen, Carlotta, Clapton - Almighty Windpower (H.K.), etc.


1st dam

SERENDIPITY, by Honor Grades. Placed in NZ. Half-sister to LEGIBLE (dam of TRUSTING). This is her ninth live foal. Dam of seven foals to race, inc:-

Post Haste (g. by Postponed). Winner at 1900m in NZ.

St Moet (g. by St Reims). Placed in NZ.


2nd dam

WAIHORA'S LASS, by Tights. Champion Older Female Sprinter in NZ in 1996-97. 11 wins-3 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$167,250, Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Levin RC Ryder S., L, Hawkes Bay Toops Wholesale Sprint H., Haunui Farm WFA S., Horizon Homes H., WRC More FM H., Hawkes Bay The Flash Graduation H., 2d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, WRC Greek Meer Juvenile H., 3d Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3, Foxton Trophy S., 4th New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay Enerco S., Gr.2, Manawatu RC Eulogy S., Gr.3, CJC Churchill S.H., L. Half-sister to Our Lodge (dam of BOLD LINE). Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, inc:-

LEGIBLE (Zabeel). 5 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$530,500, MRC Sandown Classic, Gr.2, Membership P., Mornington RC RM Ansett Classic, MRC Chaise H., MVRC Emergency Services H., 2d Moonee Valley Gold Cup, Gr.2, MRC Gipsy Queen H., 3d MRC Robert Taranto H., Azzurro H. Dam of-

TRUSTING (Tale of the Cat). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, A$935,600, AJC Warwick S., Gr.2, ATC Hill S., Gr.2, NSW Tatt's RC Chelmsford S., Gr.2, STC Grey Gums Hotel Penrith 2YO H., 2d AJC George Main S., Gr.1, Epsom H., Gr.1, STC Golden Rose S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 3d ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, WATC Kingston Town Classic, Gr.1, STC Concorde S., Gr.3. Sire.

Mount Everest. 5 wins from 1600m to 2050m, A$88,301, MVRC Arrow Training Services H., Hambros & Cahill Lawyers H., 2d Terang Cup, 3d AJC Fujitsu H.

Fathom - Will Go On (Mac.). 4 wins at 1350m, 1500m in Aust. and Macau, BRC Sky Racing World H., 3d BRC Winning Edge Presentations 2YO H.

Zalila. Raced once. Dam of-

Warbird. 3 wins to 1400m to 2015 in Aust. and Philippines, 2d ATC De Bortoli P.

Ainzali. 4 wins at 1000m, 1200m, A$77,585 in Aust.

Bannatyne. 2 wins at 1400m in 2015-16, 4th MRC Ethereal S., Gr.3.

Hathrah. Unplaced. Dam of-

Faenza. Winner at 1500m, BRC St Margaret's School H., 2d BRC Bundaberg Red Rum P. Producer.


3rd dam

INDHIRA, by Taipan II. Winner at 1200m, 3d STC Monterey S. Half-sister to LITTLE PAPOOSE (dam of YOU BE THE JUDGE), BIG SIOUX (dam of KAYSIBOY). Dam of 6 foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

WAIHORA'S LASS (Tights). 11 wins. See above.

Our Lodge. Unplaced. Dam of-

BOLD LINE (Double Vice). 18 wins to 1400m, A$285,198, SAJC Manihi Classic, L, City of West Torrens Trophy H., Calvary North Adelaide H., 2d SAJC City of Marion S., L, Matrice S., L, Marsh H., Melbourne Cup Day at Allan Scott Park H., Holdfast Insurance H., Adelaide Casino H., Irish Race Day in August H., 3d SAJC Durbridge S., L, Sportingbet H., Marsh H., Flight Centre H., Tooheys H.


4th dam

EAGLE'S EYRIE, by Bald Eagle. Unraced. Half-sister to Char d'Assaut (dam of SHADYCROFT LADY). Dam of 11 foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

LITTLE PAPOOSE (Sobig). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, SAJC Gallipoli H., 2d VRC Oaks, Gr.1, Adelaide RC Baker H., 4th VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2. Dam of-

YOU BE THE JUDGE (Twig Moss). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1850m, SAJC Cheltenham S., Gr.3, Walter Brown S.H., L, Kentland H., 3d SAJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.

BIG SIOUX (Sobig). 4 wins at 2, SAJC Bloodhorse Breeders' S., Gr.2, Morphettville P., L, PARC Glenrae Stud H., Strathdownie Stud H., 4th VRC Bloodhorse Breeders P., Gr.2. Dam of-

KAYSIBOY (Boysie Boy). 13 wins from 1000m to 2800m, A$118,420, VRC Carbine Club S., L, 3d Moonee Valley S., Gr.2.

Teton. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, SAJC Modbury H. Dam of-

FORK TONGUE (Twig Moss). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, VATC Catanach's H., L, 3d VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2. Dam of-

Storm of Words. 2 wins at 1400m, 2200m, VATC Leica Show H. Dam of-

STORM SIGNAL (Keltrice). 8 wins to 1400m, A$475,375, MRC WW Cockram S., Gr.3, VRC Maybe Mahal P., L, BTC Glenlogan Park S., L, 3d QTC Dane Ripper P., Gr.3. Dam of-

DESTRUCTION (Fastnet Rock). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$151,125, to 2015-16, BRC Dalrello S., L, ATC Power Access 2YO P.

Teton Moss. 2 wins at 1300m, 1400m in Aust. Dam of-

GOLD CITY (Gold and Ivory). Champion Older Female Miler in NZ in 1996-97. 8 wins from 1200m to 2150m, NZ$66,175, A$423,780, VATC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 2d VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.3, 3d VATC St George S., Gr.2.

SIOUX CHIEF (Noalcoholic). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1550m, A$150,208, STC Darby Munro H., L, 3d QTC Sir Byrne Hart S., Gr.3.

Jovan. 2 wins at 1600m, AJC Selene H., Jimmy Munro H. Dam of-

NORTHEAST SHEILA (Keltrice). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$187,700, VATC Blue Diamond Preview (f), Gr.3, VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 2d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude (f), Gr.3, 3d VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2. Dam of-

JACQUELINE ROUGE (Ne Coupez Pas). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$423,000, Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Mile, L, 3d QTC Dane Ripper S., Gr.3. Producer.

KABLAMMO (Marauding). 10 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$331,550, VRC HKJC Melbourne Cup Day P., L, 3d AJC Hall Mark S., L.

DASHING GRANADA (Keltrice). 2 wins at 2, A$135,100, VRC Shamrock Travel H., L, 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2. Dam of-

CELEBRITY GIRL (Starcraft). 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1100m, A$191,638, VRC Cap d'Antibes S., L, 3d VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2.

Albaicin (Redoute's Choice). 2 wins at 1200m, AJC Lyrebird H., 3d AJC Eskimo Prince H., L. Dam of-

GENERALIFE (Lonhro). 9 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$859,595, ATC Star Kingdom S., Gr.3, 2d MRC Kevin Heffernan S., Gr.3-twice, 3d BRC Doomben Ten Thousand S., Gr.1, Stradbroke H., Gr.1.

Flying Eagle. Unraced. Dam of-

On the Wind. Raced once. Dam of-

Kendall. Unraced. Dam of-

SILENT IMPACT (Casual Lies). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2600m, A$491,120, Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, Gosford Gold Cup, Gr.3, STC WJ McKell Cup, L, 3d BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3.