Sire: Sidestep

Colour: Bay

Dam: Valerina

Sex: Gelding

Age: 7

Foaled: Oct 17, 2016

Country: Australia

Owners: J Simpson & Mrs J Simpson

25: 1 - 1 - 5
Wins: 4.0%
Place: 24.0%




Bay GeldingFoaled in 2016

SireExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
SIDESTEP (AUS) PatronaLomond
2010DextrousQuest for FameRainbow Quest
  Many HandsHandy Proverb
DamVal RoyalRoyal AcademyNijinsky
VALERINA (AUS) VadlavaBikala
2004TamariNureyevNorthern Dancer

SIDESTEP (AUS) (Bay 2010-Stud Aust. 2015, France 2016). 3 wins-1 at 2, ATC Royal Sovereign S., Gr.2. Leading Aust. First Season Sire in 2018-19. Sire of 133 rnrs, 59 wnrs, inc. SW Kiamichi (ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Real Appeal, Step by Step, SP Wheels on Fire, Gold Step, Lindy Lou and of Longbottom, Theleme, Autumnal, Bogogno, Grey on Post, Obvious Step, Red Fifty, Seven Songs, Larkham, Stock Legend, Surreal Step, Easy Campese, etc.


1st dam

VALERINA, by Val Royal. Placed in Aust. Half-sister to SPURUSON. Dam of five named foals, all raced, two winners, inc:-

Bazooka (g. by Smart Missile). Winner at 2, A$131,550, in 2019-20, ATC TAB 2YO P., 2d ATC Up & Coming H., Gr.3, Ming Dynasty H., Gr.3, Everest Carnival on Sale 2YO H.

Reckless Russell (c. by Excellent Art). Winner at 1900m, ATC Cellarbrations P., 3d ATC Fernhill H., L, All Too Hard at Vinery P.

Tamari Dancer (f. by Poet's Voice). Placed in 2019-20 in Aust.


2nd dam

TAMARI, by Nureyev. Raced twice. Three-quarter-sister to CITY LEADER, half-sister to COMMANDER COLLINS, LIT DE JUSTICE, COLONEL COLLINS, Captain Collins, Brigitta (dam of EMERALD COMMANDER), Flying Kiss (dam of PECK). Dam of 10 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

SPURUSON (Flying Spur). 6 wins from 1000m to 2100m, A$223,320, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, STC Cathay Pacific H., Integra Welter H., 2d QTC Marco Polo H., L, Tamworth JC Gainsborough S., L, STC TAB Power Pays Welter H., 3d QTC Cup, Gr.2, AJC McGrath Estate Agents H., 4th Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3.

Flying Tamari. 4 wins from 1000m to 1800m, HK$4,089,400, HKJC Deep Bay H., Cochrane H., Ma on Shan H., North Point H., 2d HKJC Mr Vitality H., Tolo Harbour H., Fairy King Prawn H., Panasonic Lamdash Shaver H., Chevalier Aluminium Engineering H., Durham H., 3d HKJC Chevalier Lifts & Escalators H., Audemars Piguet Royal Oak H., JRA H., 4th HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L.

Havelock Express. 3 wins from 1300m to 2000m, SAJC Irish Day 1st September H.

Tan Tat Brav. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, VRC Hyperno 2YO H., MRC All American at Arrowfield Stud H., 2d MVRC Top Cat Electrics 2YO H., 4th VRC AR Creswick S., L.

Duchess Drive. Unraced. Dam of-

Fordee (Choisir). 2 wins at 1800m, 2050m, A$135,488, MRC St Razzle H., 2d VRC Cleanevent H., PFD Food Services H., 3d SAJC Lord Reims S., Gr.3, VRC Foletti & Keane H., MRC Sobar H., Betfair H.-3 times, Allez Bijou H., Beechcraft H., 4th SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2.

All I Survey (Domesday). 3 wins from 1850m to 2400m, A$166,320, MRC H., 2d MRC Terminus Hotel Healesville H., Ladbrokes Challenge H., 3d VRC Galilee Series Final H., L, MRC Sandown Cup, L.


3rd dam

KANMARY, by Kenmare. Winner at 2, Longchamp Prix du Bois, Gr.3, 2d Evry Prix Chloé, Gr.3, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Robert Papin, Gr.1, 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix de la Heziere, L. Half-sister to PASSIONARIA (dam of FUSAICHI SONIC), Belly Dancer, Mary Astor (dam of KILOMETRE NEUF), Palombella (dam of ORSO). Dam of 12 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

LIT DE JUSTICE (El Gran Senor). Champion sprinter in USA in 1996. 10 wins from 1100m to 1700m, 518,500fr., US$1,299,366, Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Del Mar Pat O'Brien H., Gr.3, Bing Crosby H., Gr.3, Santa Anita Palos Verdes H., Gr.3, Potrero Grande H., Gr.3, El Conejo H., L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Pegase, 2d Evry Prix Contessina, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Tantieme, L, Criterium d'Evry, L, Hollywood Park Breeders' Cup H., L, 3d Breeders' Cup Sprint S., Gr.1, Keeneland Commonwealth H., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Carlos H., Gr.2, Chantilly Prix du Chemin de Fer du Nord, Gr.3, Del Mar Pat O'Brien H., Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Potrero Grande H., Gr.3. Sire.

COMMANDER COLLINS (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 2, £140,185, 110,000fr., Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Newmarket Superlative S., L, 2d Doncaster Champagne S., Gr.2, 3d Longchamp Prix Foy, Gr.2, Newmarket Princess of Wales's S., Gr.2, 4th Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, Ascot Cumberland Lodge S., Gr.3, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3. Sire.

CITY LEADER (Fasliyev). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 11f, £181,132, €124,520, Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, Goodwood Cocked Hat S., L, Festival S., L, Ascot John Guest 2YO S., 2d Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Eugene Adam, Gr.2, Sandown Solario S., Gr.3, 3d Deauville Prix Guillaume d'Ornano, Gr.2, 4th Rome Premio Roma, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Newbury Arc Trial S., Gr.3.

COLONEL COLLINS (El Gran Senor). 2 wins at 2, £188,591, Newbury Washington Singer S., L, Newmarket Eastern Electricity 2YO S., 2d Newmarket Craven S., Gr.3, Somerville Tattersall S., L, 3d The Derby, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Gr.1, The Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

Captain Collins (El Gran Senor). 4 wins to 7f, £21,688, US$105,732, Santa Anita Allowance-twice, 3d Santa Anita San Simeon H., Gr.3, Newcastle Beeswing S., Gr.3, 4th Newbury Hungerford S., Gr.3, Royal Ascot Jersey S., Gr.3. Sire.

Brigitta. 2 wins at 1800m, 2000m, 2d Longchamp Prix du Bois Rouaud. Dam of-

EMERALD COMMANDER (Pivotal). Champion 3YO Male Miler in Germany in 2010. 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1850m, £66,562, €207,480 in GB, France and Germany, Baden-Baden Oettingen Rennen, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Daphnis, Gr.3, Haydock Ascendant S., L, Pontefract Pomfret S., L, 2d Saint-Cloud Criterium International, Gr.1, Rome Premio Ribot, Gr.2, Düsseldorf Meilen Trophy, Gr.2, York Acomb S., Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix Daniel Wildenstein, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix Paul de Moussac, Gr.3, Sandown Fortune S., L.

Moondreamer. Placed at 3 in Ireland. Dam of-

MOONLOVER (Ilovethiscity). 10 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, A$508,130, Geelong RC Rosemont Stud S., L, VRC Pat Lalor Hall of Fame Trophy H., MVRC Ladbrokes Back Yourself H., 2d VRC MSS Security Sprint H., L.

Flying Kiss. Placed in France. Dam of-

PECK (Pivotal). 8 wins from 1400m to 2100m, A$413,627, WATC Detonator S., L, Diggers' Cup, ATC That's Fishy H., Thoroughbred Rehabilitation Trust H., WATC St Vincent de Paul H.


Race Record: 9 Starts 0-0-0 A$11,140.


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