More Than Ready

Fee: $50,000 S&N
Southern Halo - Woodman's Girl,
by
Woodman, 1997 dkb/br

International Superstar

Champion Sire More Than Ready is a globally important stallion whose name is recognized in every country in the world that races horses.

One of the youngest in history to attain 100 stakes winners and 1,000 winners, More Than Ready has sired Graded stakes winners in 12 countries, Grade 1 winners in seven. And as perhaps North America's preeminent representative of the Halo line, he offers unparalleled outcross potential.

More Than Ready - International Superstar
More Than Ready Overview
  • 143 lifetime stakes winners - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 18 Grade/Group 1 winners - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 64 Group/Graded SWs - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 273 stakes horses from 171 different broodmare sires
  • Three Breeders' Cup winners of the past four years - Three Breeders' Cup contenders 2014
  • America's Leading Sire of Juvenile Stakes Horses in 2014
  • 30 stakes victories Jan. 2014 to Feb. 2015, incl.: DAREDEVIL (Champagne S.-G1), ROOM SERVICE (American Oaks-G1)
  • The Sale-Topping Filly at 2014 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic - $510,000
  • 16 SWs, $7,560,000 overall in 2014:
    4 SWs, 8 SHs, 6 Triple Crown nominees in 2015
  • Worldwide progeny earnings of $120 million 

More Than Ready is one of the industry's most reliable sires. Champion Sire in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, 28 of his 36 stakes horses of 2014 came in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2015, 4 of his first 7 are in the Northern Hemisphere.

More Than Ready offers superb commercial opportunity as well. In 2014, his yearlings averaged $168,667, led by $500,000 and $425,0000 fillies and a $485,000 colt. His first two-year-old offered at public auction in 2015 sold for $210,000 at Barretts. His current two-year-old and yearling crops are arguably his best American-breds, having been conceived immediately following his first two Breeders' Cup winners. More Than Ready covered 144 mares in 2014 - There is plenty More to come.

Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
1999 7 5 0 1 $310,229
2000 10 2 4 0 $716,000
Totals 17 7 4 1 $1,026,229


Won At TWO

  • Sanford S (gr-II, 6f, defeating Mighty, Bulling, Dance Master, Gone Super. 
  • Tremont s (gr-III, 5 ½f, defeating Afternoon Affair, King Kokand, True Force, Welbourne, Frozen Field. 
  • Flash S (5f, defeating Diablo's Addition, Bevo, Hazing Tony, Z Cool, True Force. 
  • WHAS-11 S (5f by 4 ½ lengths, defeating House Burner, Admiral Perry, Z Cool, Shimmering Night, Ultimate Warrior, Grasp, Keep On Smokin, Ique, Silent Sheikh, I'm Not Tired Yet, Charged Up Cowboys. 
  • A maiden special weight, 4 ½f, defeating No Limit Soldier, Boca Baby, In Sync, Land, etc. 
  • 3rd Futurity S (gr-1, to Bevo, Greenwood Lake.
Won At THREE
  • King's Bishop S (gr-1, 7f, defeating Valiant Halory, Millencolin, Left Bank, Bevo, Wake At Noon. 
  • Hutcheson S (gr-ll, dead heat with Summer Note, defeating American Bullet, B L's Appeal, U So Bad, Rich Celebration, Tour the Hive. 
  • 2nd Toyota Blue Grass S (gr-1, to High Yield, defeating Wheelaway, Deputy Warlock, Bare Outline, Stelltement, Mighty, Hal's Hope. 
  • Vosburgh S (gr-1, to Trippi, defeating One Way Love, Delaware Township, Successful Appeal, Valiant Halory, Iron Punch, Makeyourselfathome, Stalwart Member, Istintaj. 
  • Louisiana Derby (gr-II, to Mighty, defeating Captain Steve, Exchange Rate, Peninsula, Mortal Cinch, Ifitstobeitsuptome, Oro Negra, Country Only, Tribunal. 
  • Dwyer S (gr-II, to Albert the Great, defeating Red Bullet, Commendable.

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

SOUTHERN HALO (USA)
b. 1983
HALO (USA)
blk. 1969 [BC]
HAIL TO REASON (USA)
dkb/br. 1958 [C]
TURN-TO (USA) b. 1951 [BI]
NOTHIRDCHANCE (USA) b. 1948
COSMAH (USA)*
b. 1953
COSMIC BOMB (USA) dkb/br. 1944
ALMAHMOUD (USA) ch. 1947 *
NORTHERN SEA (USA)
b. 1974
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
SEA SAGA (USA)
ch. 1968
SEA-BIRD (FR) ch. 1962 [S]
SHAMA (USA) b. 1961 *
WOODMANS GIRL (USA)
b. 1990
WOODMAN (USA)
ch. 1983
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962 *
PLAYMATE (USA)
ch. 1975
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
INTRIGUING (USA) ch. 1964 *
BECKY BE GOOD (USA)
b. 1981
NASKRA (USA)
b. 1967
NASRAM (USA) b. 1960
ISKRA (FR) ch. 1961
GOOD LANDING (USA)
b. 1965
FIRST LANDING (USA) b. 1956
BEST SIDE (USA) b. 1952
courtesy of Pedigree Query

More Than Ready News

China Horse Club buys into G1 winner Daredevil

China Horse Club buys into G1 winner Daredevil

China Horse Club has acquired a minority interest in Grade 1 winner Daredevil, who’s set to make his 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s $200,000 Swale S. (G2) at Gulfstream...

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More Than Ready filly zips to first stakes win
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly zips to first stakes win

Hard to Stay Notgo went right to the front and never looked back in Sunday’s $125,000 Franklin Square S. at Aqueduct for her first stakes win...

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Grade 3 Sweetest Chant S. goes to More Than Ready filly
More Than Ready

Grade 3 Sweetest Chant S. goes to More Than Ready filly

Consumer Credit captured her third straight win with an impressive performance in Saturday's Sweetest Chant S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...

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More Than Ready filly cashes in with Wait a While S. win
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly cashes in with Wait a While S. win

Stretching out beyond six furlongs for the first time, Consumer Credit scored a decisive 3 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Wait a While S. Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

[read more]

More Than Ready - Progeny

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Bellamy Road
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Colonel John
Congrats
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Gemologist
Hold Me Back
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
U S Ranger
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  • 143 lifetime stakes winners - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 18 Grade/Group 1 winners - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 64 Group/Graded SWs - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 273 stakes horses from 171 different broodmare sires
  • Three Breeders' Cup winners of the past four years - Three Breeders' Cup contenders 2014
  • America's Leading Sire of Juvenile Stakes Horses in 2014
  • 30 stakes victories Jan. 2014 to Feb. 2015, incl.: DAREDEVIL (Champagne S.-G1), ROOM SERVICE (American Oaks-G1)
  • The Sale-Topping Filly at 2014 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic - $510,000
  • 16 SWs, $7,560,000 overall in 2014:
    4 SWs, 8 SHs, 6 Triple Crown nominees in 2015
  • Worldwide progeny earnings of $120 million 

More Than Ready is one of the industry's most reliable sires. Champion Sire in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, 28 of his 36 stakes horses of 2014 came in the Northern Hemisphere. In 2015, 4 of his first 7 are in the Northern Hemisphere.

More Than Ready offers superb commercial opportunity as well. In 2014, his yearlings averaged $168,667, led by $500,000 and $425,0000 fillies and a $485,000 colt. His first two-year-old offered at public auction in 2015 sold for $210,000 at Barretts. His current two-year-old and yearling crops are arguably his best American-breds, having been conceived immediately following his first two Breeders' Cup winners. More Than Ready covered 144 mares in 2014 - There is plenty More to come.

Year Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
1999 7 5 0 1 $310,229
2000 10 2 4 0 $716,000
Totals 17 7 4 1 $1,026,229


Won At TWO

  • Sanford S (gr-II, 6f, defeating Mighty, Bulling, Dance Master, Gone Super. 
  • Tremont s (gr-III, 5 ½f, defeating Afternoon Affair, King Kokand, True Force, Welbourne, Frozen Field. 
  • Flash S (5f, defeating Diablo's Addition, Bevo, Hazing Tony, Z Cool, True Force. 
  • WHAS-11 S (5f by 4 ½ lengths, defeating House Burner, Admiral Perry, Z Cool, Shimmering Night, Ultimate Warrior, Grasp, Keep On Smokin, Ique, Silent Sheikh, I'm Not Tired Yet, Charged Up Cowboys. 
  • A maiden special weight, 4 ½f, defeating No Limit Soldier, Boca Baby, In Sync, Land, etc. 
  • 3rd Futurity S (gr-1, to Bevo, Greenwood Lake.
Won At THREE
  • King's Bishop S (gr-1, 7f, defeating Valiant Halory, Millencolin, Left Bank, Bevo, Wake At Noon. 
  • Hutcheson S (gr-ll, dead heat with Summer Note, defeating American Bullet, B L's Appeal, U So Bad, Rich Celebration, Tour the Hive. 
  • 2nd Toyota Blue Grass S (gr-1, to High Yield, defeating Wheelaway, Deputy Warlock, Bare Outline, Stelltement, Mighty, Hal's Hope. 
  • Vosburgh S (gr-1, to Trippi, defeating One Way Love, Delaware Township, Successful Appeal, Valiant Halory, Iron Punch, Makeyourselfathome, Stalwart Member, Istintaj. 
  • Louisiana Derby (gr-II, to Mighty, defeating Captain Steve, Exchange Rate, Peninsula, Mortal Cinch, Ifitstobeitsuptome, Oro Negra, Country Only, Tribunal. 
  • Dwyer S (gr-II, to Albert the Great, defeating Red Bullet, Commendable.

Printable Pedigree

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Generational Pedigree

SOUTHERN HALO (USA)
b. 1983
HALO (USA)
blk. 1969 [BC]
HAIL TO REASON (USA)
dkb/br. 1958 [C]
TURN-TO (USA) b. 1951 [BI]
NOTHIRDCHANCE (USA) b. 1948
COSMAH (USA)*
b. 1953
COSMIC BOMB (USA) dkb/br. 1944
ALMAHMOUD (USA) ch. 1947 *
NORTHERN SEA (USA)
b. 1974
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
SEA SAGA (USA)
ch. 1968
SEA-BIRD (FR) ch. 1962 [S]
SHAMA (USA) b. 1961 *
WOODMANS GIRL (USA)
b. 1990
WOODMAN (USA)
ch. 1983
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962 *
PLAYMATE (USA)
ch. 1975
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
INTRIGUING (USA) ch. 1964 *
BECKY BE GOOD (USA)
b. 1981
NASKRA (USA)
b. 1967
NASRAM (USA) b. 1960
ISKRA (FR) ch. 1961
GOOD LANDING (USA)
b. 1965
FIRST LANDING (USA) b. 1956
BEST SIDE (USA) b. 1952
courtesy of Pedigree Query
China Horse Club buys into G1 winner Daredevil

China Horse Club buys into G1 winner Daredevil

China Horse Club has acquired a minority interest in Grade 1 winner Daredevil, who’s set to make his 3-year-old debut in Saturday’s $200,000 Swale S. (G2) at Gulfstream...

[read more]

More Than Ready filly zips to first stakes win
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly zips to first stakes win

Hard to Stay Notgo went right to the front and never looked back in Sunday’s $125,000 Franklin Square S. at Aqueduct for her first stakes win...

[read more]

Grade 3 Sweetest Chant S. goes to More Than Ready filly
More Than Ready

Grade 3 Sweetest Chant S. goes to More Than Ready filly

Consumer Credit captured her third straight win with an impressive performance in Saturday's Sweetest Chant S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...

[read more]

More Than Ready filly cashes in with Wait a While S. win
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly cashes in with Wait a While S. win

Stretching out beyond six furlongs for the first time, Consumer Credit scored a decisive 3 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Wait a While S. Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

[read more]

More Than Ready - Progeny

MoreThanReady-print

Printable forms

Electronic Mare Submission

General Information
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Artie Schiller
Bellamy Road
Bodemeister
Colonel John
Congrats
Distorted Humor
Drosselmeyer
Gemologist
Hold Me Back
More Than Ready
Overanalyze
Paynter
Pioneerof the Nile
Revolutionary
Sidney's Candy
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
U S Ranger
Mare Information
Mare Name: (required)
Age:
Sire:
Dam:
Status:
Previous Year Covering Sire:
Boarding Farm:
Produce History:
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