More Than Ready

Southern Halo - Woodman's Girl, by Woodman, 1997 dkb/br

Fee: $50,000 S&N   |   Entered Stud: 2001  Submit Mare
More Than Ready - International Superstar
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More Than Ready

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. A listing of his accomplishments includes:

  • America's Leading Juvenile Sire of 2014
  • 138 lifetime stakes winners - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 18 Grade/Group 1 winners - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 62 Group/Graded SWs - 2nd best among active North American sires
  • 264 stakes horses from 167 different broodmare sires
  • Three Breeders' Cup winners of the past four years
  • 51 stakes victories Feb. 2013 to October 2014, SIX G1 SWs, incl.: DAREDEVIL (Champagne S.-G1), VERRAZANO ($1,878,013), ROOM SERVICE ($571,565)
  • The Sale-Topping Filly at 2014 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic - $510,000
  • 14 SWs already in 2014:
    14 2yo winners, 7 SHs, 3 SWs, $1,000,000
  • Worldwide progeny earnings of $116 million 

More Than Ready is one of the industry's most reliable sires. Champion Sire in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, in 2014 he has sired 32 stakes horses - 25 in the Northern Hemisphere, seven in the Southern Hemisphere. 

More Than Ready offers superb commercial opportunity as well. In 2014, his yearlings are averaging $187,938, led by $500,000 and $425,0000 fillies and a $485,000 colt. His two-year-olds in training averaged $192,507, led by a $550,000 colt and $510,000 filly. 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.

More Than Ready News

Friday, October 24, 2014
Kenny Troutt’s WinStar Farm has acquired half interest in undefeated Champagne S. (G1) winner and leading 2-year-old colt Daredevil in a partnership with Let’s Go Stable that was announced Friday...
Saturday, October 04, 2014
More Than Ready got his second Grade 1 winner of the year Saturday when the 2-year-old colt Daredevil splashed to a 2 ½-length victory in the $500,000 Champagne S...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Saturday's $200,000 More Than Ready Mile at Kentucky Downs had a fitting result when even money favorite Regally Ready pulled clear to a 2 ¼ length win...
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Daredevil made short work of a field of maiden 2-year-old Saturday at Belmont Park, striding to a 6 ¼ length score...
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Partisan Politics overcame a rough start to break her maiden in the 2 ¾-length victory in the $100,000 P. G. Johnson S. Aug. 27 on the Saratoga lawn...
Sunday, August 17, 2014
A pair of 2-year-old fillies by WinStar stallions More Than Ready and Congrats tallied maiden special weight wins Sunday, both in their career debuts...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
One of the most prominent races of the upcoming Kentucky Downs meeting has been renamed the $200,000 More Than Ready Mile after the internationally successful stallion standing at WinStar...
Saturday, August 02, 2014
Regally Ready upped his lifetime stakes win total to seven with a romping 12 1/2-length victory in the $100,000 West Virginia House of Delegates Speaker S...
Thursday, June 05, 2014
Heart of Paradise looked like a seasoned pro in her debut Thursday at Santa Anita, getting tested early, then drawing away with authority in the lane...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Room Service, already More Than Ready's top earner of 2014, added to her total in a big way with a victory in Saturday's $350,000 American Oaks (G1)...
Saturday, May 31, 2014
Regally Ready, More Than Ready's second-leading all-time U.S. money winner, pushed his bankroll past the $1.4 million mark Saturday...
Monday, May 19, 2014
More Than Ready had the top-priced filly during day one of the Fasig-Tipton’s May 19-20 Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Timonium, Md., a $510,000 purchase...
Friday, May 02, 2014
A Little Bit Sassy edged clear in deep stretch to prevail by 1 1/4-lengths in the $171,750 Edgewood S. Friday at Churchill Downs...
Thursday, April 24, 2014
A colt by top international sire More Than Ready brought the second-highest price during the final day of the April 21-24 OBS Spring Sale of Two-year-olds in Training...
Sunday, April 13, 2014
More Than Ready's top 3-year-old filly Ready to Act got her first graded stakes victory Sunday in the $200,000 Beaumont (G2) at Keeneland...
Monday, April 07, 2014
The Keeneland April 2-years-olds in Training Sale marked another auction highlight for More Than Ready as the WinStar stallion's two offerings were both top-10 sellers...
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Room Service came from last after a half-mile to finish on even terms with Rosalind in Saturday's $500,000 Ashland S. (G1) at Keeneland...
Saturday, April 05, 2014
Ready Signal captured Gulfstream Park's $75,000 Powder Break S. to give her sire More Than Ready his second stakes winner on the day
Saturday, March 22, 2014
Leading sire More Than Ready picked up his 133rd career stakes winner on March 22 when More Than a Cruise drew off to a decisive 3 ¾-length victory in the $75,000 Conniver S. at Laurel...
Saturday, March 15, 2014
Sebring, an 8-year-old son of More Than Ready standing at Widden Stud in his native Australia, got his first Grade 1 winner on Saturday when Dissident captured the ATC Randwick Guineas...

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.
  • 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

b. 1983
blk. 1969 [BC]
dkb/br. 1958 [C]
TURN-TO (USA) b. 1951 [BI]
b. 1953
COSMIC BOMB (USA) dkb/br. 1944
ALMAHMOUD (USA) ch. 1947 *
b. 1974
b. 1961 [BC]
NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
ch. 1968
SEA-BIRD (FR) ch. 1962 [S]
SHAMA (USA) b. 1961 *
b. 1990
ch. 1983
b. 1970 [BC]
RAISE A NATIVE (USA) ch. 1961 [B]
GOLD DIGGER (USA) b. 1962 *
ch. 1975
BUCKPASSER (USA) b. 1963 [C]
INTRIGUING (USA) ch. 1964 *
b. 1981
b. 1967
NASRAM (USA) b. 1960
ISKRA (FR) ch. 1961
b. 1965
BEST SIDE (USA) b. 1952
courtesy of Pedigree Query

More Than Ready - Progeny