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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
2023 FEE: $8,800

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
0455 559 412

Latest News

Milestone for Sun City and a Rising Star for Sidestep at Eagle Farm

The timing may have been problematic with signature race days at Caulfield and Randwick. Still, the results were no less noteworthy for Telemon Thoroughbreds, with a milestone first winner for Sun City and a brilliant return to the winner's circle for a daughter of Sidestep at Eagle Farm.

Hypothetical Matings for Premium Stallions – Over 3000

Breednet race results and sire tables are the fast track to a mine of information on stallions that are producing winners every day and our Hypothetical Mating option for Premium stallions has seen over 3300 pedigrees created since it was launched at the start of the month – that’s a lot of broodmare owners doing homework!

Fourth Win of the Season for Sidestep's Beau Rain

With four wins and two seconds from six starts, the 2yo Sidestep gelding Beau Rain has been a little star for trainer Bill Kenning, his latest success coming over 1300m at Townsville on Friday.

Sires by Bloodline – Exceed and Excel

Turning 23 this year, Darley heavy hitter Exceed and Excel was the Champion Australian Sire in 2012/2013 and has left over 200 stakes-winners worldwide during a long and glittering stud career and the future of his legacy as a sire of sires rests largely with a trio of Group I winning colts.

Telemon Thoroughbreds Announce Fees

Telemon Stud have announced their 2023 service fees headlined by a resurgent Golden Slipper Sire in SIDESTEP at $8,800.

Sidestep's Party For Two Bolts In at Doomben

Telemon Stud’s Dan and Rae Fletcher have a little beauty in their homebred Sidestep filly Party For Two.

Current Runners Accepted

Sunday, March 3
Armidale Race 5 - 1300m Class 1
Bit Of A Step (ex: Bitzon) Tnr: Lyle Chandler Rdr: Mikayla Weir
Armidale Race 7 - 1300m Benchmark 58
Bit Of A Step (ex: Bitzon) Tnr: Lyle Chandler Rdr:
Naracoorte Race 4 - 1100m Restricted 56
Redwinelover (ex: Star Of Destiny) Tnr: Nicole Bruggemann Rdr: Callan Murray
Tuesday, March 5
Townsville Race 2 - 1000m Open
Mr Grumbler (ex: Rachine) Tnr: Roy Chillemi Rdr: Jason Taylor
Wednesday, March 6
Otaki Race 1 - 1300m Open
Get Funky (ex: Pieetys) Tnr: Lisa Latta Rdr:
Wednesday, March 6
Balaklava Race 5 - 1400m Class 1 0
Grafton Avenue (ex: Empress Regnant)
Tnr: Jordan Frew
Balaklava Race 6 - 1050m Maiden 0
Miss Diamantina (ex: Cetina)
Tnr: D and A Magro and Bush
Sandown-Hillside Race 2 - 1300m Maiden 0
Citiroc (ex: Roseneath)
Tnr: Reece Goodwin
Thursday, March 7
Grafton Race 4 - 1400m Class 1 0
Diamondsaretrumps (ex: Star Of Wonder)
Tnr: Donna Stoddart
My Friend Diamond (ex: Snowdrops)
Tnr: Shannon Manwarring
Grafton Race 5 - 1175m Class 1 0
My Friend Diamond (ex: Snowdrops)
Tnr: Shannon Manwarring
Kilcoy Race 2 - 1200m Benchmark 60 0
Masterplan (ex: Western Desert)
Tnr: Brad Stewart
Kilcoy Race 3 - 1500m Class 1 0
Patti Waggin (ex: Patti)
Tnr: Liam Birchley
Kilcoy Race 5 - 1500m Benchmark 58 0
Patti Waggin (ex: Patti)
Tnr: Liam Birchley
Kilcoy Race 8 - 800m Maiden 0
Quinstep Girl (ex: Kakama)
Tnr: Darryl Hansen
Switch And Slide (ex: Ruffled)
Tnr: Chris Meagher


Top Sales

2022 ex Invictum Domina(AUS)
2022 ex Annatime(AUS)
2022 ex Rich Reward(AUS)

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 5 Bit Of A Step 6g ex: Bitzon
Race 7 Bit Of A Step 6g ex: Bitzon
Race 4 Redwinelover 5m ex: Star Of Destiny
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Yesterday's Results

1st Pioneer Park: Tango Stepz 7m ex Iguazu Falls
2nd Dalby: Masterplan 3g ex Western Desert
2nd Wangaratta: Inthelapofthegods 7g ex Otarama
3rd Alexandra: El Chilla 7m ex Real Pleasure
3rd Morphettville Parks: Larkham 7g ex Last Stance
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Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
58.4% - (163)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
23.3% - (65)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
10.4% - (29)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
7.2% - (20)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0.7% - (2)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

Canny Lad
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Kiamichi
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Step By Step
Big Shuffle
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Best Lightning
Green Desert
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Real Appeal
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Theleme
Encosta De Lago
4 wnrs Jac The Great
4 wnrs El Chilla
3 wnrs Paavo
2 wnrs Wiki
Dane Shadow
2 wnrs Butch'n'bugs

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

Stud MediaMore Media

Brilliant debut by Sidestep 3YO as Pivotal Lad scores at Eagle Farm

Fee History

2023-$8,800 , 2022-$7,150 , 2021-$11,000 , 2020-$16,500 , 2019-$22,000 , 2018-$7,700 , 2017-$11,000 , 2016-$11,000 , 2015-$11,000

Sons of Exceed And Excel at Stud in Australasia