SKELTON


SKELTON

Sire: Excelebration

Dam: Galivant

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Aug 20th, 2014

Country: Australia

Silks: Navy, Orange And White Galloping Horse, Orange Seams And Cap

Trainer's Name: Matt Cumani


Owners

M S S Cumani, R D Gracie, Gorilla Racing (Mgr: J Phillips), P D D Mason, Mrs D M Mason, C A Mackie, C A Walsh, D W Fry, C M Fry, Mrs S B Bowen, J B Walsh, N W M Burnett, K Masters, A Bobbin, Miss C A Priestley, Great Sensation Racing (Mgr: M B Irvin), Mrs A Currie, D J Cook & L J Bowen


Career Record: 3-1-1-0

  • Prizemoney
    $18,350.00
  • Wins
    33.3 %
  • Place
    33.3 %

Pedigree

 

 SKELTON (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2014

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
EXCELEBRATION (IRE) PatronaLomond
2008Sun ShowerIndian RidgeAhonoora
  Miss KembleWarning
DamGalileoSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
GALIVANT (IRE) Urban SeaMiswaki
2008ValdaraDarshaanShirley Heights
  ValverdaIrish River

EXCELEBRATION (IRE) (Bay 2008-Stud Ire. 2013, Aust. 2013). 8 wins-2 at 2, Ascot Queen Elizabeth II S., Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Mull of Killough. Sire of 205 rnrs, 110 wnrs, inc. SW Barney Roy (Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1), Rebel Assault, Speak in Colours, SP Fulminato, Pellucid, Istan, Lincoln, etc. His oldest Aust.-bred progeny are 3YOs and inc SW Saint Patricks Day (BRC Dalrello S., L), SP Exceltic and of Excelamour, Exceltara, Royal Celebration, Getty - Wakey (H.K.), etc.

 

1st dam

GALIVANT, by Galileo. 2 wins at 2200m, 2450m, 2d Goodwood Racing UK Bonus S., MRC (Mornington) Le Pine Funerals H., 4th Lingfield Oaks Trial S., L. Three-quarter-sister to MUSHA MERR - SHAAYF KHEER (Sau.), Valleria (dam of GALIPHAN, HAKKAR), half-sister to THE OFFER, CYMBAL, Queen's Colours (dam of CYLINDER BEACH). Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Skelton (g. by Excelebration). Winner. See below.

 

2nd dam

Valdara, by Darshaan. Winner at 2, Longchamp Prix de la Loire, 3d Longchamp Prix des Reservoirs, Gr.3. Half-sister to VALLEY QUEST, Cool Star, Verdoro, Veridique. Dam of 13 named foals, 10 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

THE OFFER (Montjeu). 8 wins from 1600m to 3200m, €36,875, A$1,553,600, ATC Sydney Cup, Gr.1, Chairman's H., Gr.2, Bendigo Cup, Gr.3, ATC NE Manion Cup, Gr.3, Ballarat Cup, L, Hawkesbury RC Rowley Mile H., L, 2d MRC Sandown Cup, L, ATC Blacktown Workers Club H., 3d Curragh Cup, Gr.3, ATC Randwick City S., L, Bartier Perry H., 4th City Tattersalls Club Cup, L.

CYMBAL (Singspiel). 4 wins at 2000m, 2100m, €77,600 in France and Germany, Munich Nereide Rennen, L, Saint-Cloud Prix la Troienne, 2d Grand Prix du Lion d'Angers, L, 4th Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3, La Coupe de Marseille, L. Dam of-

Layl (Street Cry). 3 wins from 1600m to 2450m in GB and U.A.E, Meydan Sobha H., Meydan Fujairah Container Terminal H., 2d Meydan Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 S., Gr.2, Evoque Trophy H., CEPSA Energy Cup, 3d Meydan Burj Nahaar S., Gr.3, Dubai Creek Mile, L.

MUSHA MERR - SHAAYF KHEER (Sau.) (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m in GB and U.A.E, Nad al Sheba Al Rashidiya S., L, York Glasgow S., L, 2d Deauville Prix de Granville. Sire.

Queen's Colours. 2 wins at 1¼m, 11f in Ireland. Dam of-

CYLINDER BEACH (Showcasing). 6 wins from 1350m to 2000m, A$536,850, to 2016-17, BRC Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3, Bernborough H., L, Qld Tatt's RC Recognition S., L, Toowoomba Cup, BRC Betfairy H., James Boags Premium P., 2d BRC Rough Habit P., Gr.3, Brisbane H., L, 3d BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, Coca Cola Amatil 2YO H., ATC Bowermans Furniture H., 4th BRC JJ Atkins S., Gr.1.

Valleria. Unraced. Dam of-

GALIPHAN (Halling). 8 wins from 1500m to 2800m in Turkey, Istanbul Fetih, L, 2d Istanbul Buyuk Taarruz, L, Ismet Inönü, L, 3d Istanbul Fetih, L, 4th Istanbul Celal Bayar, L.

HAKKAR (Halling). Champion 2YO Colt in Turkey in 2009. Champion Stayer in Turkey in 2010. Champion Grass Horse in Turkey in 2011. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2800m in Turkey, Ankara S., L, Istanbul Jockey Club of Turkey Cup, L, Celal Bayar, L, Sakarya, L, 2d Istanbul Basbakanlik, L, Çaldiran, L, Ismet Inönü, L, Fetih, L, 3d Istanbul TYAY Ve Sah Der, L, Sait Akson, L, Mimar Sinan, L, Preveze S., 4th Istanbul Erkek Tay Deneme, L.

 

3rd dam

VALVERDA, by Irish River. Winner at 1600m, Saint-Cloud Prix Dorina. Half-sister to VERRIA, VORIAS, Vie en Rose (dam of MARKSMANSHIP). Dam of 16 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

VALLEY QUEST (Rainbow Quest). 2 wins at 2200m, 2400m, Evry Prix Belle de Nuit, L, Longchamp Prix de la Celle Saint-Cloud, 3d Evry Prix Melisande, L, Prix Joubert, L. Dam of-

Valleyrose. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m in France. Dam of-

KANDIDATE (Kabool). 10 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2400m, £242,394, S$45,000, 1,313,520Dhs in GB and U.A.E, Kempton September S., Gr.3, Nad al Sheba Maktoum al Maktoum Challenge Round 2 S., Gr.3, 2d Nad al Sheba Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid al Maktoum Challenge #2, Gr.3, 3d The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3. Sire.

STAR VALLEY (Starborough). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, €181,400, Deauville Prix de Meautry, Gr.3, Prix de Saint-Patrick, L, Toulouse Grand Criterium de Bordeaux, L, 2d Deauville Prix Quincey, Gr.3, 3d Chantilly Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix du Palais-Royal, Gr.3.

Valdara (Darshaan). Winner. See above.

Veridique (Nashwan). Winner at 2, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Thomas Bryon, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix de l'Avre, L. Sire.

Cool Star (Starborough). 6 wins from 1600m to 1800m, €258,530, Chantilly Prix de Chevrieres, Longchamp Prix de la Place Vendome, Prix Europe 1, Prix de l'Orangerie, Chantilly Prix de Brulis, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Tantieme, L.

Verdoro (Dream Well). 4 wins from 2400m to 3600m, €100,920, 3d Nantes Derby de l'Ouest, L, Longchamp Prix de Provence.

Vaillante. Unraced. Dam of-

Valkena (Kendargent). Winner at 2000m, 3d Chantilly Prix Noailles, Gr.3.

Pradora (Sagacity). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 3550m, 2d Deauville Prix de Fierville, 3d Grand Criterium de Bordeaux, L.

Vital Body (Gold Away). Winner at 2, 2d Craon Criterium de l'Ouest, L, Marseille Borely Prix Delahante, L, 3d Nantes Prix des Sablonnets, L. Producer.

 

Race Record: 1 Starts 1-0-0 A$14,100.

Winner at 1350m in 2017-18 in Aust.