Sidestep

$22,000 B 2010 16.1HH (1.65M)
Exceed And Excel – Dextrous (Quest For Fame)
Inc GST Payment on Live Foal (conditions apply). Standing at Telemon Stud, QLD
Champion juvenile colt by Exceed And Excel, the world’s foremost sire of two-year-old talent. Multiple G2 winner who was second in the Golden Slipper. First crop include last season’s impressive Golden Slipper heroine Kiamichi.

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Watch HIM go: see him in action...

Royal Sovereign S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, 19 April 2014
Pago Pago S (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, 30 March 2013

Watch them go: big wins by his offspring

Kiamichi
Golden Slipper S (G1), 6f, Rosehill, 23 Mar 2019

Pedigree

SIDESTEP

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

DEXTROUS

QUEST FOR FAME

RAINBOW QUEST

BLUSHING GROOM

I WILL FOLLOW

ARYENNE

GREEN DANCER

AMERICAINE

MANY HANDS

HANDY PROVERB

TWIG MOSS

SUMMER CREST

DELIBERATION

SHIFWAY

AMMO GIRL

By EXCEED AND EXCEL (2000) Champion Sprinter in Australia, Newmarket H (G1), Dubai Racing Club Cup (G1), Up And Coming S (G2), Royal Sovereign S (G2), etc. Sire of 2,412 foals aged three and up, including SIDESTEP, AMBER SKY, EARTHQUAKE, EXCELEBRATION, FLAMBERGE, GUELPH, HELMET, MICROPHONE, MR STUNNING, OUTSTRIP, OVERREACH, REWARD FOR EFFORT, etc.

1st dam: DEXTROUS by Quest For Fame. 5 wins (1200m-1600m) at 2 and 3, Sandown Guineas (G2), Vanity H (G3), 3rd Angus Armanasco S (G2). Dam of 12 foals, 7 to race, 7 winners:

SKILLED (c Commands), 3 wins (1200m-1600m) at 2, Champagne S (G1), TL Baillieu H, 2nd Randwick Guineas (G1), AJC Sires’ Produce S (G1), 3rd Royal Sovereign S (G2). Sire.

SIDESTEP (c Exceed And Excel) Champion, see race record.

AMBIDEXTER (c Commands) 3 wins (1400m) at 3 and 4, Theo Marks Sprint (G2), Ming Dynasty H, 2nd Epsom H (G1), Frank Packer Plate (G3). Sire.

DEFT (f Exceed And Excel) 3 wins (1100m-1550m) at 3 and 4, 2018.

EFFICIENTLY (f Exceed And Excel) Winner (1200m) at 3, 2018.

2nd dam: Many Hands by Handy Proverb. 5 wins (1600m-2400m), 3 to 5, 2nd Adrian Knox S (G3), Warwick Farm Spring Cup, 3rd Tattersalls Plate, Christmas Cup. Dam of 7 winners.

Light Work (f Danehill) 2nd AJC Oaks (G1), Australia S (G1).

More Haste (f Brief Truce) 3rd Emancipation S (G2). Dam of:

PROVERB (g Commands) Gunsynd Classic (G3), Dulcify H, 3rd Sandown Guineas (G2).

Sanglier (g Albrecht) 2nd Queen Adelaide S.

Bromide (g Canny Lad) 2nd Bribie H.

3rd dam: DELIBERATION by Shifway. Winner. Dam of 4 winners.

ACCUMULATION (f Last Tycoon) Waltzing Lily H.

4th dam: Ammo Girl by Gunsynd. Unraced. Dam of 5 winners.

EMANCIPATION (f Bletchingly) Australian Horse of the Year, All Aged S (G1), George Ryder S (G1), twice, Doncaster H (G1), George Main S (G1). Dam of:

ROYAL PARDON (c Vice Regal) Frank Packer Plate (G2), 2nd AJC Derby (G1), Carringbush Cup (G2). Sire.

ANIMATION (f Vice Regal) Winner at 4. Dam of: MAGNETO (g Scenic) Perrier Mineral Water S (G2). Grandam of: AMOVATIO (g Al Maher) Hawkesbury Gold Cup (G3), Weekend Hussler S.

Virage (f Kenmare) Placed. Dam of: VIRAGE DE FORTUNE (f Anabaa) Australia S (G1), Sires' Produce S (G1), 2nd Oakleigh Plate (G1), 3rd T J Smith S (G1); AVENUE (f Anabaa) R N Irwin S (G3), C S Hayes S (G3), 2nd Oakleigh Plate (G1). Grandam of: SLAPSTICK (f Anabaa) Keith F Nolan Classic (G3).

Felicitation (f Danehill) Unraced. Grandam of: RUMYA (f Red Ransom) Durban Golden Slipper (G1), Cape Fillies' Guineas (G1); BADAWIYA (f Al Maher) Edward Manifold S (G2), Kewney S (G2), 3rd The 1,000 Guineas (G1); RAIHANA (f Elusive Quality) UAE Oaks, 2nd UAE Derby (G2), Al Fahidi Fort S (G2).

La Suffragette (f Palace Music) Unraced. Dam of: RAILINGS (g Zabeel) Caulfield Cup (G1), Metropolitan H (G1). Grandam of: PIMMS TIME (f Pins) Travis S (G2).

Principation (f Prince Echo) Unraced. 3rd dam of: STRATUM STAR (c Stratum) Sir Rupert Clarke Invitational S (G1), Kingston Town Classic (G1)

APPRECIATION (f Sovereign Rocket) Storm Queen S (G2).

Stud record
Sidestep’s first northern hemisphere crop are two-year-olds of 2019.

Conformation

Race record

His successful career

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Two 5 1 2 1 -
Three 8 2 1 - 2
Four 3 - - - -
Total 16 3 3 1 2

At 2 Champion two-year-old colt in Australia

1st
Pago Pago S (G2), 1200m, Rosehill, beating Dothraki, Fuerza, Diamond Oasis, Drago.
2nd
Golden Slipper S (G1), 1200m, Rosehill, to Overreach, beating Sweet Idea, Guelph, Fast ‘N’ Rocking, Criterion, Charlie Boy, Windjammer, Va Pensiero, Romantic Moon, Whittington, Kuroshio, Ruud Awakening, Dothraki.
2nd
Black Opal S, 1200m, Canberra, by a neck, to Criterion, beating Power Alert.
3rd
Merson Cooper S, 1000m, Sandown, to Bulbula, Purrific.

At 3

1st
Royal Sovereign S (G2), 1200m, Randwick, beating Bounding, In Cahoots, Thump, Dothraki, Havana, Chautauqua, Shamalia, Never Can Tell, Safeguard.
1st
Darby Munro S, 1200m, Rosehill, beating Bound For Earth, Northern Glory, Cosmic Endeavour, Fast ‘N’ Rocking, Boss Lane.
2nd
Fireball S, 1100m, Randwick, by a nose, to Shamalia, beating Boss Lane, Open Book, Cosmic Endeavour, Diamond Oasis, Everage.
4th
Golden Rose S (G1), 1400m, Rosehill, to Zoustar, Dissident, Bull Point, beating Prince Harada, Eurozone, Thermal Current, Cluster, Drago, Fast ‘N’ Rocking, Criterion, War, Windjammer, Marseille Roulette, Into The Red.
4th
San Domenico S (G3), 1100m, Rosehill, to Va Pensiero, Cluster, Windjammer, beating Never Can Tell, Fast Dragon, Kuroshio.
Timeform 119
Sidestep’s progeny at the races