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

More Than Ready Overview
  • America's #3 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 - Three Breeders' Cup contenders 2014
  • 52 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, $6,700,000 overall in 2014:
    15 2yo winners, 7 SHs, 3 SWs, $1,175,000
  • Worldwide progeny earnings of $117 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 averaged $168,667, 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 - Progeny

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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.

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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

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Regally Ready wins third straight stakes
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Regally Ready wins third straight stakes

More Than Ready’s ultra-classy Regally Ready showed his style once again in Thursday’s $75,000 Big Bear S. at Santa Anita, winning by a half-length for his third consecutive stakes score...

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WinStar buys into Champagne (G1) winner Daredevil

WinStar buys into Champagne (G1) winner Daredevil

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...

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“Very impressive” Daredevil dominates the $500,000 Champagne S. (G1)
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“Very impressive” Daredevil dominates the $500,000 Champagne S. (G1)

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...

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Regally Ready nabs More Than Ready Mile
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Regally Ready nabs More Than Ready Mile

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...

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More Than Ready colt rolls in debut
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More Than Ready colt rolls in debut

Daredevil made short work of a field of maiden 2-year-old Saturday at Belmont Park, striding to a 6 ¼ length score...

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It’s Partisan Politics at Saratoga
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It’s Partisan Politics at Saratoga

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...

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WinStar-sired 2yos shine at Saratoga
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WinStar-sired 2yos shine at Saratoga

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...

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More Than Ready S. debuts at KY Downs

More Than Ready S. debuts at KY Downs

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...

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Regally Ready by 12 in $100K Speaker S.
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Regally Ready by 12 in $100K Speaker S.

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...

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More Than Ready filly sparkles in debut
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More Than Ready filly sparkles in debut

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...

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Room Service takes historic running of the Grade 1 American Oaks
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Room Service takes historic running of the Grade 1 American Oaks

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)...

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Regally Ready too tough in Opening Verse S.
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Regally Ready too tough in Opening Verse S.

Regally Ready, More Than Ready's second-leading all-time U.S. money winner, pushed his bankroll past the $1.4 million mark Saturday...

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$510K More Than Ready filly at Timonium
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$510K More Than Ready filly at Timonium

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...

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More Than Ready filly garners first stakes victory in Edgewood S.
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More Than Ready filly garners first stakes victory in Edgewood S.

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...

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$550K More Than Ready highlights OBS sale
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$550K More Than Ready highlights OBS sale

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...

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Ready to Act takes center stage in Grade 2 Beaumont S.
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Ready to Act takes center stage in Grade 2 Beaumont S.

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...

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Big numbers for More Than Ready at KEE
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Big numbers for More Than Ready at KEE

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...

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More Than Ready's Room Service battles to dead heat in Grade 1 Ashland
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More Than Ready's Room Service battles to dead heat in Grade 1 Ashland

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...

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Saturday stakes double for More Than Ready
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Saturday stakes double for More Than Ready

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

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More Than Ready gets 133rd stakes winner

More Than Ready gets 133rd stakes winner

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...

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