Footstepsinthesand’s affinity for DANZIG line mares was again underlined when Marianafoot, developed into one of France’s best sprinters. He now has 21% Group winners from 14 foals out of mares by ANABAA.

Footstepsinthesand had previously enjoyed plenty of success with mares by DANEHILL, another of DANZIG’s fastest sons. They notably produced the Gr.1 winners Chachamaidee and Steinbeck (Pure Champion), the Gr.2-winning sprinter Brostaigh and the Gr.3 winners Sent From Heaven and J Wonder. He has 14% Stakes winners from 44 foals out of DANEHILL mares. He also has a Gr.2 winner with a dam by FASTNET ROCK, and a Gr.2 winner out of a mare by Danehill’s grandson KONIGSTIGER.

He also has a Gr.2 winner with a dam by GRAND LODGE and Listed winners with dams by GREEN DESERT (2), OASIS DREAM (2), KEY OF LUCK and LANGFUHR.

His Gr.1 winner Chachamaidee and Gr.2 winner Living The Life have second dams by SADLER’S WELLS and Footstepsinthesand also has Group-placed performers out of daughters of HIGH CHAPARRAL, ENTREPRENEUR, IN THE WINGS and KING’S THEATRE.

He also has talented performers out of mares by Nureyev’s sons FASLIYEV, PEINTRE CELEBRE, SPINNING WORLD, STRAVINSKY (Gr.2 winner Heshem) and WOLFHOUND, plus grandson PIVOTAL (Gr.3 winner Onenightidreamed).

His Gr.2-winning juvenile Formosina was out of a mare by ROYAL APPLAUSE.

Footstepsinthesand has sired the Gr.2 winners Living The Life and Minakshi from MACHIAVELLIAN mares, the very useful Helene Spirit and the Gr.3 winners Queen of the Sand and Rosso Corsa from mares by WOODMAN. His 13 foals out of KING’S BEST mares include the Gr.2 winner Larchmont Lad, the Listed winner Fourioso and a Gr.2-placed winner. Footstepsinthesand’s dual Gr.2 winner Threat had a dam from the FAPPIANO branch.

Footstepsinthesand has speedy Group winners with dams by DARSHAAN and his son MARK OF ESTEEM, and a Gr.3 winner with a dam by DAYLAMI. Footstepsinthesand’s Gr.3 2YO winner Marie’s Diamond is also out of a MILL REEF line mare, by KALANISI.

Although Blushing Groom appears twice in his pedigree, Footstepsinthesand has some black-type horses with a third line including his Gr.3 winner Arnold Lane.

He has 2YO Stakes winners out of mares by INDIAN RIDGE and his son COMPTON PLACE.

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