Da Optimist (AUS) 2018

Profile

5g Exceed And Excel x Chateau D'yquem (NZ) (Pins)
Foaled August 01, 2018
Career: 10 starts, 2 - 0 - 0 $27,225
Trainer: J W Bell, Cambridge
Ownership: J Bell, C Rogers, O Anderson-Rogers, Brian J. De Lore Partnership, The Lake Syndicate, W Grieve, W Harris, S & R Bell, M Balzer MNZM & P Smith-Schmidt
Da Optimist is a 5 year old gelding by Exceed And Excel out of the Pins mare, Chateau D'yquem.
Last start was 6th at Awapuni Synthetic on May 30, 2024 in the Townshends Joinery (Bm65) over 1000 metres.

Sale Details

Lot 187 2019 Inglis Australian Weanling Sale
Vendor: Fernrigg Farm, Denman Buyer: Lyndhurst Farm $100,000
Lot 380 2020 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale
Vendor: Lyndhurst Farm, Cambridge, NZ Buyer: Withdrawn
Lot 73 2020 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale Round 2
Vendor: Lyndhurst Farm, Cambridge, NZ Buyer: Withdrawn
Lot 169 2020 NZB Ready to Run Sale
Vendor: Lyndhurst Farm Buyer: Bell Racing $525,000
Exceed And Excel (AUS)
Chateau D'yquem (NZ)
Danehill (USA)
Patrona (USA)
Pins (AUS)
Miss Distinction (NZ)
Danzig (USA)
Razyana (USA)
Lomond (USA)
Gladiolus (USA)
Snippets (AUS)
No Finer (AUS)
Bletchencore (AUS)
Estella Dawn (NZ)
Northern Dancer (CAN)
His Majesty (USA)
Northern Dancer (CAN)
Watch Your Step (USA)
Lunchtime (GB)
Kaoru Star (AUS)
Bletchingly (AUS)
Hasty Cloud (IRE)

Race Record

5yo
30May24
6th
Awapuni Synthetic
Synthetic J K Riddell (58.5) 11/2 - 1st: Showbastian Coe (6L)
5yo
4May24
10th
Te Rapa
Soft(7) W B Kennedy (58.5) 30/1 - 1st: Wild West (7.6L)
5yo
31Jan24
9th
Te Rapa
Good(3) D J Danis (59) 16/1 - 1st: I'munstoppable (6.8L)
5yo
24Jan24
9th
Matamata
Good(3) W F Pinn (55) 20/1 - 1st: FINANCIER (6.9L)
5yo
27Dec23
5th
New Plymouth Raceway
Soft(5) J K Riddell (58) 15/2 - 1st: Our Jumala (20.8L)
5yo
16Dec23
10th
Te Rapa
Good(4) C J Grylls (56) 7/1 - 1st: Imprevu (7.5L)
5yo
24Nov23
1st
New Plymouth Raceway
Good(3) J Parkes (59) 11/1 - 2nd: Bean A Pleasure (0.1L)
5yo
11Oct23
9th
Taupo
Good(3) W B Kennedy (59) 5/1 - 1st: Alice Tinker (5.1L)
5yo
16Aug23
1st
Cambridge
Synthetic(0) W B Kennedy (58.5) 7/1 - 2nd: Sweet Talking (1.5L)
4yo
5Jul23
12th
Arawa Park
Heavy(10) W B Kennedy (58.5) 3/1 - 1st: Talika (38.8L)
4yo
18Oct22
11th
Sha Tin
Good C Y Ho () - 1st: Lord Thunder (8L)
3yo
5Jul22
10th
Sha Tin
Good C Y Ho () - 1st: Heroic Master (8.8L)
3yo
10Jun22
3rd
Sha Tin
Slow C Y Ho () - 1st: U W Brother (3.4L)
3yo
17May22
10th
Sha Tin
Good C Y Ho () - 1st: Happy Fat Cat (9.3L)
3yo
30Apr22
9th
Happy Valley
Good K Teetan () - 1st: Farm Bumper (5.3L)
3yo
11Apr22
8th
Conghua Turf
Good Marco Chui () - 1st: Namjong Sings (10.8L)
3yo
24Mar22
6th
Conghua Turf
Good Marco Chui () - 1st: Lucky Patch (9L)
3yo
11Mar22
2nd
Conghua Turf
Good Marco Chui () - 1st: Lucky Patch (0.5L)
3yo
3Jan22
6th
Conghua Turf
Good Marco Chui () - 1st: Brilliant Way (13.5L)
3yo
9Dec21
1st
Conghua Turf
Good Marco Chui () - 2nd: Salutation (0.8L)
3yo
25Nov21
2nd
Conghua Turf
Good Marco Chui () - 1st: Miraculous Honour (3.3L)