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2010 Exceed And Excel (Danehill) x Dextrous (Quest For Fame)
Telemon Thoroughbreds

Champion Australian First Season Sire with 8 stakes performers (inc. Group 1 Golden Slipper winner Kiamichi) … Sidestep is the first Champion 2YO Colt by Exceed And Excel (186 stakes winners of $223 million) from an outstanding family … well supported with Godolphin mares and covered quality books in last 2 seasons

Telemon Thoroughbreds

Telemon Thoroughbreds

Stands at Telemon Thoroughbreds
2021 FEE: $11,000

Telemon is a 240-acre, boutique property situated in the heart of South East Queensland’s premier thoroughbred precinct on the banks of the Logan River. With an established history of results which are arguably unparalleled for a farm of its size, the stud was re-launched in June 2018 as Telemon Thoroughbreds by Queenslanders Dan & Rae Fletcher.

100 Oaky Creek Road , Innisplain, QLD, 4285
+61 (7) 5544 1003
Dan Fletcher
0428 754 547

Latest News

Telemon Thoroughbreds - Slipper City!

It’s a term usually associated with boxers rather than beefy 550kg thoroughbreds, but Dan Fletcher makes a good point by claiming that – ‘pound for pound’ – Telemon Thoroughbreds is one of the most successful stud farms in Australia.

G2 Triumph for Yulong's Sidestep Gelding Real Appeal at Leopardstown

The Zhang Yuesheng owned Real Appeal (GER), a son of Telemon Thoroughbreds Sidestep, carried the Yulong silks to victory in Saturday's Group II Boomerang Mile at Leopardstown.

Yulong Win G3 Ballycorus

The Group III Ballycorus Stakes (7f) at Leopardstown overnight was won by talented Sidestep gelding Real Appeal, who carries the colours of Yulong Stud’s Zhang Yuesheng.

Telemon Thoroughbreds Announce 2021 Fees

Telemon Thoroughbreds are set to enter the 2021 breeding season with an unchanged line-up of three stallions.

Sidestep - Mr Versatility

Telemon Thoroughbreds Sidestep is nothing if not versatile - his 3yo son Theleme was a four-length winner of a €110,000 Group II hurdle over 3600m at Auteuilin, France overnight followed by the first two winners at Muswellbrook on Monday over 900m and 1000m.

Remarkable Win for Sidestep's Stock Legend at Happy Valley

Telemon Thoroughbreds Sidestep had the rare distinction of siring a Golden Slipper winner in his first crop however he is likely to garner almost as much publicity through the remarkable victory of the heavily backed Stock Legend at Happy Valley overnight.




Top Sales

2019 ex Maxy Legs (AUS)
2019 ex Liberty Jane(AUS)
2019 ex Aragonce (AUS)
2019 ex Call Me (AUS)
2019 ex Rachine (NZ)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Exceed And Excel (AUS) 2000
Dextrous (AUS) 1999
Danehill (USA) 1986
Patrona (USA) 1994
Quest For Fame (GB) 1987
Many Hands (AUS) 1988
Danzig (USA) 1981
Razyana (USA) 1981
Lomond (USA) 1974
Gladiolus (USA) 1974
Rainbow Quest (USA) 1977
Aryenne (FR) 1977
Handy Proverb (AUS) 1982
Deliberation (AUS) 1982
Natalma: 5s x5s x5s
Nearctic: 5s x5s
Northern Dancer: 4s x4s

Runners Today

Race 2 Diamondsaretrumps 4m ex: Star Of Wonder
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Yesterday's Results

1st Warwick Farm: Obvious Step 4m ex State The Obvious
2nd Geelong: Inthelapofthegods 5g ex Otarama
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Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
54.8% - (69)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
27.8% - (35)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
11.9% - (15)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
4% - (5)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
1.6% - (2)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

1 wnrs , (1 sw) Step By Step
Canny Lad
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Kiamichi
Green Desert
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Real Appeal
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Theleme
Encosta De Lago
3 wnrs Jac The Great
2 wnrs Kribi
2 wnrs Paavo
2 wnrs One Step
All American
1 wnrs Side Eye
All Bar One
1 wnrs Winside

Race Record

At 2
1st - Bowermans Pago Pago Stakes (1200) Gr.2
2nd - Tooheys New Golden Slipper (1200) Gr.1
2nd - Kamberra Wine Black Opal Stks (1200) LR
3rd - Merson Cooper Stakes (1000) LR
At 3
1st - Arrowfield Royal Sovereign Stk (1200) Gr.2
1st - R'wick Equine Ctre Darby Munro (1200) LR
2nd - Xirrus Fireball Stakes (1100) LR
4th - De Bortoli Golden Rose Stakes (1400) Gr.1
4th - San Domenico Stakes (1100) Gr.3

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Current Runners Accepted

Thursday, December 2
Grafton Race 2 - 1200m Maiden
Diamondsaretrumps (ex: Star Of Wonder) Tnr: Max McGaw Rdr: Stephen Traecey
Friday, December 3
Mudgee Race 6 - 1200m Open
Elusive Eagle (ex: Stravinsky's Image) Tnr: Clint Lundholm Rdr:
Saturday, December 4
Albury Race 3 - 900m Benchmark 50
Steparound Gal (ex: Luanda) Tnr: Donna Scott Rdr: Brendan Ward
Gold Coast Race 6 - 900m Class 1
Sidewalk (ex: Aussie Secret) Tnr: Jon Walk Rdr:
Scone Race 3 - 1000m Maiden
Sunny Side Up (ex: Sunny Orders) Tnr: Justin Bowen Rdr: Jake Pracey-Holmes
Scone Race 4 - 1000m Benchmark 66
Elusive Eagle (ex: Stravinsky's Image) Tnr: Clint Lundholm Rdr: Bailey Wheeler
Scone Race 5 - 1600m Class 1
Wiki (ex: Minnesota Jewel) Tnr: David Atkins Rdr:
Sunday, December 5
Hawkesbury Race 5 - 1100m Benchmark 64
Longbottom (ex: Orphrey) Tnr: Kris Lees Rdr: Glyn Schofield
Hawkesbury Race 6 - 1400m Class 5
Butch'n'bugs (ex: Phar Too Fast) Tnr: Peter D Green Rdr: Grant Buckley
Murray Bridge Gh Race 3 - 900m Maiden
Redwinelover (ex: Star Of Destiny) Tnr: Travis Doudle Rdr: Ben Price
Murray Bridge Gh Race 6 - 1400m Benchmark 54
Grafton Avenue (ex: Empress Regnant) Tnr: Travis Doudle Rdr: Ben Price
Nowra Race 1 - 1600m Class 2
C'mon Reg (ex: Stand By Your Man) Tnr: Gwenda Markwell Rdr: Robyn Freeman-Key
Saturday, December 4
Goondiwindi Race 5 - 1000m Maiden 0
Dance Step (ex: Halsey)
Tnr: Todd Payne
Tuesday, December 7
Dubbo Race 1 - 1000m Benchmark 66 0
Elusive Eagle (ex: Stravinsky's Image)
Tnr: Clint Lundholm
Dubbo Race 5 - 1000m Maiden 0
Sunny Side Up (ex: Sunny Orders)
Tnr: Justin Bowen
Dubbo Race 6 - 1000m Maiden 0
Eightsides (ex: Octajewel)
Tnr: Brett Thompson
Wednesday, December 8
Warwick Farm Race 6 - 1100m Maiden 0
Surround Step (ex: Jade Tiger)
Tnr: Bruce Cross

Fee History

2020-$16,500 , 2019-$22,000 , 2018-$7,700 , 2017-$11,000 , 2016-$11,000 , 2015-$11,000