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Status:
Deceased
Owner(s):
Bred:
Kentucky (USA) by Mrs. Charles W. Engelhard  -  [Add Data]
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Exceller's daughter, Narrow Escape, was the first resident at Old Friends Retirement in KY
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Older Comments about Exceller...

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Poor boy..I was really shocked when I've got acquainted with him story..
  • buckpasser · The only horse to ever beat two TC winners. Horrible ending that could have been avoided. There is a fund the Exceller fund that helps other horses not end up as he did. Also many other places that do the same thing. Our Mims takes care of brood mares. southern Calif rescue--the Seabiscuit Rescue takes care of horses found in feedlots in Calif. best Friends helps horses as well. There are so many funds that help horses to avoid the slaughterhouse. If you are horrified about what happened with Exceller, please consider donating to these funds or others. · 827 days ago
The ONLY horse EVER to defeat 2 Triple Crown winners in the same race!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  • travel_vic · This animal's COMPLETE record including wins in the Gran Prix de Paris is as reported 33 15-5-6 · 974 days ago
  • likin sparks · Yes, 33 is correct and I'll use a couple sources sometimes to confirm such as Equibase, Pedigree Online Horse Database, they have good stats on international horses. · 974 days ago
Surprising that there are no comments on him
  • JohnByrd · What a great horse, and his victory over Seattle Slew and Affirmed in the Jockey Club Gold Cup may be one of the great races of all time. It certainly was historical! · 1050 days ago
  • likin sparks · It's good to remember his accomplishments and he was great, his ending was heart breaking though. · 1050 days ago
Surprising that there are no comments on him

Exceller - Race Results & Past Performances

Date(Descending)
Horse
Fin
Tr
#
Dist.
Sf.
Race
$
Cnd
1st
2nd
3rd
Time
View DetailsView Video03/04/79Exceller3rdSA81 1/4 mDSanta Anita Handicap-G1 4 MAffirmedTillerExceller1:58.60
View DetailsView Video10/14/78Exceller1stBel51 1/2mDJockey Club Gold Cup-G1 3 MExcellerSeattle SlewGreat Contractor2:27.20
View DetailsView Video09/30/78Exceller2ndBel81 1/4 mDWoodward-G1  Seattle SlewExcellerFreezing2:00.00
View Details06/25/78Exceller1stHP81 1/4 mDHollywood Gold Cup-G1 3+ MExcellerTextVigors1:59.20
View Details10/03/76Exceller19thLon41 1/2mTPrix de l'Arc de Triomphe-G1 3+ MIvanjicaCrowYouth 2:39.40