Brilliant Group III Winner
Exceed and Excel x Heat of the Fire

  • Standing: Aquis Farm, Canungra

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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.

Vital Stats

  • Bay 2012
  • Exceed and Excel x Heat of the Fire
  • 3 wins from 11 starts including 2015 Kindergarten Stakes

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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


Race Record

Age Runs 1st 2nd 3rd
2 5 2 2
3 4 1 1
4 2 1
Totals: 11 3 3 1
  • WON – Hawkesbury XXX Gold Rush S; Hawkesbury | 3yo | 1100 m
  • WON – Widden Kindergarten Stakes; Randwick | 2yo | 1100 m
  • WON – Primo Maraitis Plate; Rosehill | 2yo | 1100 m
  • 2nd (to Vancouver) – Todman Stakes; Randwick | Gr.2 | 2yo | 1200 m
  • 2nd (to Haptic) – Lonhro Plate; Randwick | 2yo | 1100 m