Sire: Excellent Art

Dam: Summer Angel

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 7 year old

Foaled: Sep 22nd, 2010

Country: Australia

Silks: Lilac, Lime Diamond, Sleeves And Cap


Dr M Santangelo, Mrs B Santangelo, Dr N Santangelo & Ms D Santangelo

Career Record: 16-3-6-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    18.8 %
  • Place
    43.8 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2010

SirePivotalPolar FalconNureyev
EXCELLENT ART (GB) Fearless RevivalCozzene
2004ObsessiveSeeking the GoldMr. Prospector
  Secret ObsessionSecretariat
DamDesert SunGreen DesertDanzig
2001Angel BabyRed AnchorSea Anchor
  Elegant WalkLe Cordonnier

EXCELLENT ART (GB) (Bay 2004-Stud 2008). 4 wins-3 at 2, Royal Ascot St James's Palace S., Gr.1. Sire of 535 rnrs, 300 wnrs, 16 SW, inc. Lady Lara (Gulfstream Honey Fox S., Gr.2), Graphic, Hazel Lavery, Experience, Artistic Jewel, Under the Louvre, Tropaios, Aim to Please, Alart, Excilly, Artwork Genie, Artlee, Absolut Excelencia, Lehaaf, Nimohe, Sparkling Portrait, SP French Quebec, Dressed in Fur, Get the Picture, Universo Star, etc.


1st dam

SUMMER ANGEL, by Desert Sun. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$79,520, STC Merrylands RSL Club 2YO H., AJC Boxing Day at Randwick H., 2d STC Axis Financial 2YO H., QTC Champagne Kate H., STC Radio 2 H. Dam of five foals, four to race, three winners, inc:-

SUNSHINE ROCK (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). 4 wins at 1100m, 1200m, R212,400, Kenilworth Laisserfaire S., L, Clairwood Soccer 4 P.

Tales of Summer (g. by Tale of the Cat). 4 wins from 1200m to 1600m to 2015-16, WATC Amelia Park H., Perth Racing Twitter H., Hahn Superdry H.

Pirandello (g. by Excellent Art). 2 wins. See below.

Macarthur Park (f. by Rock of Gibraltar). Placed at 3 in Aust.


2nd dam

Angel Baby, by Red Anchor. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$106,675, MVRC Flight Deck H., VATC Kallista H., Grace Darling H., Virginia H., 2d SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, 3d Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VATC Dalgety S., Gr.3. Half-sister to BOARDWALK ANGEL (dam of COOGEE WALK, THE BIG ASK), Traipse (dam of CRAWL, OLD MAN). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

Energetic Boy. 4 wins at 1650m, 1800m, HKJC Prat H., HKU JC Student Villages H., Yuk Sau H., York H., 2d HKJC SCMP Homes for Hope H., Tsing Yi H., Xian H., Tai Tam H., 3d HKJC Poplar H.

Express Walk. 3 wins at 1200m, 1500m, A$80,665, WATC Bass H., CS Hayes H., Pilbara H., 2d WATC Arcadia H., Swan Lager H., Champs Eatery 2YO H., Titan Resources NL Nickel H., Fitzgerald H., Fernridge H., Webb & Brown-Neaves H., 3d WATC Sandringham Sunspeed 2YO H., Watson H., Beau Vasse H., Seppelt Para Liqeur Port H.

Summer Angel. 2 wins. See above.


3rd dam

ELEGANT WALK, by Le Cordonnier. Unraced. Sister to CHEYNE WALK, half-sister to JUBILEE WALK, SHARP WALK (dam of CLASSIC WALK). Dam of 5 named foals, all raced, 3 winners, inc:-

BOARDWALK ANGEL (Bletchingly). 9 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$415,600, SAJC Goodwood H., Gr.1, VRC Linlithgow S., Gr.2, SAJC DC McKay S., Gr.3, VATC Thoroughbred Club S., Gr.3, MVRC Diamond Jubilee S., L, Merri H., Violoncello H., VATC Windsor H., Caulfield Quality S.H., 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

COOGEE WALK (Success Express). Champion sprinter-miler in NZ in 1997-98. 7 wins-2 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, NZ$195,850, A$52,000, ARC Railway H., Gr.1, Waikato RC Sprint H., L, Avondale JC Polynesia Juvenile H., Hawke's Bay Macdonalds Commentators Challenge H., Waikato RC Spencer Helicopters H., Counties RC Premier Bankers 3YO H., 2d Avondale JC Concorde H., Gr.2, 3d AJC Galaxy H., Gr.1, WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1, AJC Endeavour S., Gr.3. Dam of-

ACTIVATION (Zabeel). 9 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$844,000, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, BTC Rough Habit P., L, STC Premier's Cup, L, 2d AJC Metropolitan H., Gr.1, 3d AJC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L.

THE BIG ASK (Bigstone). 11 wins from 1200m to 3200m, NZ$15,625, A$364,870, VRC Winter Championship H., L, VRC Winter Championship Heat, Jade H., MRC Legacy 80th Anniversary H., VRC JJ Houlahan Hurdle.

Flying West (Flying Spur). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, R224,550, S$402,682, Singapore TC Open H., Canada Cup, 2d Kenilworth Cape Classic, Gr.3, 3d Kenilworth Selangor Cup, Gr.2.

Rebellious Angel. Unraced. Dam of-

Fairy Tipsy (Casual Lies). 5 wins from 1100m to 1600m, CJC Flair H., Matamata RC Bloomsbury Stud H., 3d Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.2. Dam of-

DISTILL (Volksraad). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 1650m, NZ$164,375, HK$1,740,250, Levin Classic, Gr.1, HKJC Ho Chung River H., 2d HKJC Hing Wah H., 3d Taranaki 2YO Classic, Gr.3, HKJC Bulldozer H., Tai Hang H., 4th ARC Diamond S., Gr.1.

MR TIPSY (Montjeu). 11 wins from 1600m to 2400m, NZ$375,685, A$252,260, Marton Cup, L, 2d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, 3d AJC Sydney Cup, Gr.1.

Angel Baby (Red Anchor). 5 wins. See above.

Traipse. Winner at 1200m, 2d STC Registered Clubs Association H., 3d STC Marrickville Bowling Club H. Dam of-

CRAWL (Dr Grace). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1500m, A$1,543,420, QTC Stradbroke H., Gr.1, Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3, VRC Debonair S., L, STC Magic Millions Racing Carnival H., Mail Marketing Works H., 2d VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, STC Frederick Clissold S., Gr.3, 3d AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1-twice, STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1, George Ryder S., Gr.1-twice, VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, Autumn Classic, Gr.2, AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3.

OLD MAN (Dr Grace). 10 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$541,283, VRC Auckland Racing Club Metric Mile H., L, STC Civic H., L, 2d VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, 3d MRC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3, STC Ajax S., Gr.3.

Step. Winner at 1400m, 2d AJC Mooltan H., 3d AJC Trendwest Resorts H. Dam of-

MARCHING (Commands). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1100m to 2050m, £6,716, A$759,375, 32,200Dhs, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.2, 2d VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1, Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, STC Ajax S., Gr.2, MRC Caulfield Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, Sandown S., Gr.3, TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.3, 3d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, HDF McNeil S., Gr.3.

GAIT (Anabaa). Winner at 2, MRC Debutant S., L.


Race Record: 13 Starts 2-5-1 A$94,805.

2 wins-1 at 2-at 900m, 1000m, A$94,805, 2d ATC Australian Turf Club 2YO H., Bella Wood Workshop H., Graeme Symo's Birthday H., Australian Turf Club H.-twice, 3d ATC National Jockeys Trust H.