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  • Excelebration (IRE)

  • Age: 4 (Foaled April 13th, 2008)
  • Sex: Bay Colt
  • Breeding: Exceed And Excel - Sun Shower (Indian Ridge)
  • Trainer: A P O'Brien
  • Owner: Magnier, Mrs John, Tabor, Michael And Smith, Derrick

News Clippings

Excelebration time for O'Brien

November 2nd, 2012

Excelebration bids to supplement his impressive Ascot success with victory in the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita on Saturday.

Excelebration faces eight in Mile

October 29th, 2012

Aidan O'Brien's Excelebration will start from gate six in the Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita on Saturday with Moonlight Cloud out in nine.

Excel can do better

October 21st, 2012

Aidan O'Brien believes that Excelebration is still "on the upgrade" after the four-year-old's impressive win at Ascot on Saturday.

Excelebration storms QEII

October 20th, 2012

Excelebration, trained by Aidan O'Brien and ridden by son Joseph, romped home in the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes at Ascot to make it four out of four for Ireland.

Excelebration tops QEII lineup

October 18th, 2012

Excelebration heads a field of eight declared for the Queen Elizabeth II Stakes, sponsored by Qipco, at Ascot on Saturday.

Excelebration for super sub

August 12th, 2012

Christophe Soumillon, a late replacement for Ryan Moore, partnered Excelebration to victory at Deauville on Sunday.

Frankel leads Champions entry

August 8th, 2012

The world's greatest racehorse, Frankel, is one of 46 entries in the Qipco Champions Stakes on Champions Day at Ascot on October 20.

O'Brien mulls options

August 2nd, 2012

Aidan O'Brien says Excelebration and Power are under consideration for the Prix Jacques le Marois.

Options open for Dubawi Gold

May 28th, 2012

Connections of Dubawi Gold are considering a variety of options for their charge following his creditable third in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.

Excelebration ready for Frankel

May 14th, 2012

Aidan O'Brien has confirmed that Excelebration and not So You Think will clash with Frankel in Saturday's JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.

Frankel faces eight

May 14th, 2012

Frankel tops nine six-day acceptors for the JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury and is likely to be joined in the field by stablemate Bullet Train.

Big guns heading to Lockinge

May 2nd, 2012

Excelebration and So You Think remain on course for a clash with Frankel in the JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on Saturday May 19.

Excelebration's Gladness cruise

April 22nd, 2012

Excelebration was a facile winner of the Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh on his Ballydoyle debut on Sunday.

Frankel tops Lockinge field

April 3rd, 2012

Sir Henry Cecil's unbeaten superstar Frankel is one of 20 entries for the JLT Lockinge Stakes at Newbury on May 19.

Excelebration joins Ballydoyle

November 27th, 2011

Excelebration misses next month's Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Mile at Sha Tin because of a dirty scope and now joins Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle string.

Botti hails top-class performer

October 17th, 2011

Marco Botti believes that Excelebration has proved himself to be the top-miler in Europe with the exception of the brilliant Frankel.

Excelebration takes on Frankel

October 4th, 2011

Marco Botti is relishing the test awaiting Excelebration after he was confirmed for a clash with Frankel in the QIPCO Queen Elizabeth II Stakes.

Botti waits on Excel aim

September 25th, 2011

Marco Botti admits it is a 50-50 decision whether to let stable star Excelebration renew rivalries with Frankel at Ascot.

Excelebration plans fluid

September 12th, 2011

The Connections of Excelebration will not rush into a decision over whether to tackle Frankel for a third time at Ascot.

Excelebration time in Moulin

September 11th, 2011

Excelebration claimed a first Group One win in the Qatar Prix du Moulin at Longchamp and now looks set to face Frankel at Ascot.