Special Mention

Exceed and Excel descendant of SPECIAL - IN FOAL TO SMART MISSILE

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Special Mention
Exceed and Excel (AUS) 2000
Thong Special (AUS) 2000
26 July 2005
Cambooya 4358 QLD, Australia

Broodmare's breeding status:

In foal:Yes
Covering sire: Smart Missile (AUS) 2008
Date of last service:5 September 2020
Selling with a foal at foot:No

Exceed and Excel descendant of SPECIAL.

Special Mention is a 2yo winner and Sydney placed mare who has produced the talented 'Miss Scorcher' who has won 5 races and $160,000 including in Sydney. She is by exceptional broodmare sire Exceed and Excel whos daughters have produced Group 1 winners such as: Anthony Van Dyck, Magic Attitude, Ten Sovereigns, Crown Prosecutor, Alizee, Astern, Prompt Response and Bounding.

Special Mention is offered with a nice early cover to Smart Missile who was a top 5 sire of Australia by winners last season and has sired 69% winners to runners.


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Chestnut mare       Foaled 2005 

EXCEED AND EXCEL Danehill (USA)DanzigNorthern Dancer
RazyanaHis Majesty
Patrona (USA)LomondNorthern Dancer
GladiolusWatch Your Step
Gold BroseHuntingdale (Ire)Double Form
Cryptic VerseYeats (USA)
Special SalAlzao (USA)Lyphard
SpecialHabituate (Ire)

EXCEED AND EXCEL (AUS) (2000). 7 wins-2 at 2, VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1. Sire of 2149 rnrs, 1515 wnrs, 178 SW, inc. Excelebration (Deauville Prix Jacques Le Marois, Gr.1), Overreach, etc. Sire of the dams of SW Anthony Van Dyck, Magic Attitude, Ten Sovereigns, Crown Prosecutor, Alizee, Astern, Prompt Response, Bounding, Laws of Indices, Yes Baby Yes, La Falaise, Encryption, Mission Impassible, Birchwood, Scarlet Rain, Hanseatic, Bellevue Hill, etc.


1st dam

THONG SPECIAL, by Gold Brose. Placed at 3 in Aust. Sister to DEMOGRAPHIC, Chalonnaise. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

 Step Right Up (g by Dehere (USA)). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, A$99,305, WATC Westspeed Nursery H., Tabtouch Bet Local H., 2d WATC Rotary Club of Perth H., Dee Dee's 60 H., Tabtouch With Cash H., 3d WATC Club Membership H.

 Brauhauser (g by Hotel Grand). 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, 2d BRC Ascend Sales H., 3d BRC Sky Racing World H.

 Special Mention (f by Exceed and Excel). 2 wins. See below.

 Hotel Splendido (f by Hotel Grand). Winner at 1600m in Aust.

 Fast Rock Special (g by Fastnet Rock). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

SPECIAL SAL, by Alzao (USA). Placed, 3d SAJC Holden Statesman H., Frequent Flyer H. Sister to  Lady Special (dam of BOMBER BILL, CAMARGUE, SPECIAL SONG), three-quarter-sister to Loveland Gap, half-sister to SPECIALIZE, STAVKA. Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

DEMOGRAPHIC (f Gold Brose) 4 wins to 1400m, A$199,050, VRC Frances Tressady S., Gr.3, MRC Love a Show H., December H., SAJC Nuclear Debate H., 2d SAJC New Year's Gift, L, VRC Maybe Mahal H., MRC Highways Tabaret H., 3d VRC Mark Sensing H., MRC Regal Vista H., 4th SAJC Swettenham Stud S., Gr.2. Producer.

Chalonnaise (f Gold Brose) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, A$88,480, MVRC Samboy Maxican Mayhem H., SAJC Danzig Connection 2YO H., 2d MVRC Cathy Freeman Flying H., MRC Our Faith H., SAJC Castle Tavern H., 3d SAJC Smoke-Free SA S., Gr.3, VRC Red Roses S., L, VATC William Inglis H., MVRC Great Race H., Oakbank RC Yalumba Shillabeer P. Producer.

 Enzedbee. 3 wins-2 at 2-to 1400m, Rotorua RC Carson Taylor Ford 3YO H., Hawkes Bay Charlie Fergus Juvenile H., 3d WRC NZ Bloodstock Bonus 2YO H. Producer.


3rd dam

SPECIAL, by Habituate (Ire). 10 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$1,078,180, VRC Lightning S., Gr.1, 1000m-in track record time, Newmarket H., Gr.1, Gadsden S., Gr.1, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2, VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, STC Birthday Card H., L, Darby Munro H., L, MVRC Sterling Virginia H., Stanley Wootton S., SAJC Navarino H., 2d VRC Lightning S., Gr.1-twice, VATC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, MVRC Manikato S., Gr.2, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Black Douglas S., Gr.3, SAJC Walter Brown S.H., L, VATC Caulfield Sprint H., L, 3d MVRC William Reid S., Gr.1, VATC Chirnside S., Gr.2, VRC Rupert Steele S., Gr.3, 4th AJC Galaxy, Gr.1, VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2, MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.2. Dam of 14 foals, 10 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

STAVKA (g Xaar (GB)) 7 wins to 1400m, A$237,900, VRC Hong Kong Jockey Club S., L, 2d VRC Aurie's Star H., L.

SPECIALIZE (c Bluebird (USA)) 6 wins to 1350m, A$158,608, AJC June S., L, 2d STC Civic H., L. Sire.

 Distinctive. Winner at 1100m in Aust. Dam of 4 winners-

Skyray (g Smart Missile) 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$234,790, to 2020-21, 2d Wyong Magic Millions 2YO Classic, RL, 3d ATC Moet & Chandon Rose Sprint H.

 Lady Special. Winner at 1200m, 2d SAJC Woambra H. Dam of 3 winners-

BOMBER BILL (g Air de France (USA)) 23 wins-7 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,892,330, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.1.

CAMARGUE (f Air de France (USA)) 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1050m, 1400m, A$110,550, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.

SPECIAL SONG (c Song of Tara (Ire)) 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1800m, A$282,800, Qld Tatt's RC Members Cup, L.

 Special Sweep. Unraced. Dam of 3 winners-

Distinctive Lass (f Orientate (USA)) 3 wins at 1000m, A$131,415, MRC Le Pine Funeral Services H., 2d SAJC Dermody S., L. Dam of 6 winners-

KAHMA LASS (f Darci Brahma) 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m, NZ$179,400, in 2020-21, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.

DISTINCTIVE DARCI (g Darci Brahma) 10 wins to 1200m, 76,710Rgt., S$921,854, to 2020 in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Merlion Trophy, L.

KURO (g Denman) 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, A$731,025, ATC Heritage S., L, 2d ATC Galaxy H., Gr.1.

 Extravagantly. Unraced. Dam of 2 winners-

 Miss Lucille. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m in Aust. Dam of 4 winners-

EVER LOYAL (g Sebring) 3 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$163,875, A$9,000, CJC Zacinto S., L, 3d New Zealand Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1.


Race Record: 2 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, 2d AJC Welcome to Randwick H., STC Freeway Republic Beer H.


Produce Record: Dam of 6 foals, 5 to race, 3 winners.

2010  Turn Seventeen (f by Sebring). Winner at 1200m, 2d ATC GWA Boral Roofing 2YO H.

2011 (c by Domesday). Died.

2012  Special Strike (f by Stryker). Placed in Aust.

2013  I Am Special (f by I Am Invincible). 4 wins at 900m, 1000m, 3d ATC Australian Turf Club H.

2014 Missed to Benfica

2015  Miss Scorcher (f by Fighting Sun). 5 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$160,060, to 2019-20, ATC ANZ Bloodstock News H., 2d ATC Headwater at Vinery H., Sky Racing Active H., Events Sprint H.

2016  Sundelago (g by Fighting Sun). Placed in 2020-21 in Aust.

2017 (f by Mahisara). Destroyed.

2018  Delightful Denni (f by Denman). Unraced.

2019 Missed to Sepoy

2020 Missed to Smart Missile


Missed in 2014, 2019, 2020.


Served by Smart Missile. Date of last service, 05.09.2020.