• Bay Colt 2012
  • Sire: Exceed and Excel
  • Dam: Heat of the Fire
  • 3 wins from 11 starts including 2015 Kindergarten Stakes

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  • Standing: Aquis Farm Canungra, QLD
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A brilliant Group III winning juvenile by champion sire and emerging sire of sires Exceed and Excel, Furnaces ticks all the boxes for sire success.

A homebred for Darley, Furnaces was the early favourite for the Golden Slipper following a scintillating pre-Christmas debut victory highlighting his precocity and abundant natural speed.

Explosive winner of the Group III ATC Kindergarten Stakes, Furnaces was second to only Golden Slipper winner Vancouver in the Group II ATC Todman Stakes.

  • Retired lightly raced with three brilliant wins at 1100 metres and was third to champion sprinter Chautauqua in the Group II MVRC Ian McEwen Stakes.
  • From a superb female family featuring multiple Group I winner Melito, this season’s star 2YO colt Pariah and the 2017 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale top lot, a Snitzel colt from Secluded that made $2.5 million.
  • By champion sire Exceed and Excel, the sire of promising sire sons Helmet, Reward for Effort and Excelebration.
    Combines the blood of Australian breeding luminaries Danehill, Star Kingdom and Sir Tristram.


FURNACES Exceed and Excel Danehill Danzig Northern Dancer
Pas De Nom
Razyana His Majesty
Spring Adieu
 Patrona Lomond Northern Dancer
My Charmer
Gladiolus Watch Your Step
Back Britches
Heat of the Fire Strategic Zeditave The Judge
Sudden Impulse Luskin Star
Sweet Embrace
Bon Fire Octagonal Zabeel
Eight Carat
Pampas Fire Prince True

1st dam

Heat of the Fire, by Strategic. Winner at 2, AJC Ad Alta 2YO H., 2d AJC Keith Mackay H., L, 3d AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3. Dam of six named foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

FURNACES (c. by Exceed and Excel). 3 wins. See Race Record.

Irish Times – Golden Osmanthus (H.K.) (g. by Nadeem). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, A$80,950, HK$859,300, ATC Sydney Carnival on Sale Now 2YO H., HKJC Kreta Ayer H., 2d HKJC Topaz H., Longines International Jockey Championship H., Tai Tan H., 3d ATC Clarry Conners 2YO P., HKJC HKGC Centenary Cup, 4th ATC Stan Fox S., Gr.2, Up & Coming S., Gr.3.

Barbeque (g. by Helmet). Winner at 2 in 2016-17, ATC All Too Hard at Vinery 2YO P.

2nd dam

BON FIRE, by Octagonal. Winner at 1400m. Half-sister to CLOISTER (dam of MELITO), Our Webster, Summary (dam of SHIKOBA). Dam of 8 named foals, 5 to race, 3 winners, inc:-

Heat of the Fire (Strategic). Winner. See above.

Super Galileo. Winner at 1650m, HKJC Sutherland H., 3d HKJC Un Chau H.

3rd dam

PAMPAS FIRE, by Prince True. 2 wins at 2, A$78,250, VATC Debutante S., Gr.3, Bounding Away H., L, 2d VRC Maribyrnong Trial S., L, 3d VRC Maribyrnong P., Gr.2. Half-sister to ZEDITAVE, ALANNON, SQUARE DEAL, ZEDAGAL (dam of UNISON), Druid’s Lodge, Great Verdict (dam of GREYS INN), True Verdict (dam of VEROCATIVE), Zest (dam of ZESTFUL). Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 5 winners, inc:-

CLOISTER (Marauding). Winner at 2, VATC Debutante S., L, 3d AJC Gimcrack S., L. Dam of-

MELITO (Redoute’s Choice). Top filly on 2009-10 Australasian 3YO Classification. 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$1,934,050, AJC TJ Smith S., Gr.1, Qld Tatt’s RC Winter S., Gr.1, AJC Furious S., Gr.2, ATC Apollo S., Gr.2, STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, 2d AJC All Aged S., Gr.1, ATC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1, BRC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, BTC Cup, Gr.1, MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, STC Reisling S., Gr.2, Tea Rose S., Gr.2, AJC Silver Shadow S., Gr.3,

Across the Moon (Stratum). Winner at 1000m, 2d MRC Bramerton 2YO P., MVRC Valley Events 2YO P., 3d SAJC Dequetteville S., L, MVRC Tatts Group 2YO H., 4th MRC Merson Cooper S., L, SAJC Cinderella S., L. Producer.

Sister Declan (Quest for Fame). Winner at 1250m, SAJC Schweppes H., 2d SAJC Menin Gate H., Honda Jazz H., STC Berjani Jewellers 2YO H., 3d AJC Gimcrack S., L, 4th Gosford Slipper, L. Producer.

Secluded. 3 wins at 1200m, A$157,650, ATC Phoenix LR8 H., Liverpool Catholic Club H., 2d ATC Vincents Forensics Accounting H., Sportsyear H. Dam of-

PARIAH (Redoute’s Choice). Winner at 2, A$391,750, in 2016-17, ATC Canonbury S., Gr.3, 2d MRC Blue Diamond S., Gr.1, Blue Diamond Prelude (c&g), Gr.3.

Summary. Unplaced. Dam of-

SHIKOBA (Chief Bearhart). Champion 3YO filly in NZ in 2005-06. 7 wins from 1200m to 2000m, NZ$307,025, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, Royal S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, CJC Canterbury Belle S., L.

race record (AUS)

Age Runs 1st 2nd 3rd
2 5 2 2
3 4 1 1
4 2 1
Total 11 3 3 1
At 2
  • 1st ATC (Rosehill) Primo Moraitis 2YO P., 1100m, beating Mine Two and Larrikan Prince.
  • 2nd ATC (Randwick) Lonhro P., L, 1100m, 2nd to Haptic and beating Wolf Cry.
  • 2nd ATC (Randwick) Todman S., Gr.2, 1200m, 2nd to Vancouver and beating Headwater.
  • 1st ATC (Randwick) Kindergarten S., Gr.3, 1100m, beating Regatta Rebel and Redzel.
At 3
  • 3rd MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.2, 1000m, 3rd to Chautauqua and Flamberge.
  • 1st Hawkesbury RC XXXX Gold Rush P., 1100m (Track Record), beating Inz’n’out and Kuro.
At 4
  • 2nd MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.2, 1000m, 2nd to Wild Rain and beating Heatherly.

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