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
  • America's Leading Sire of Juvenile Stakes Horses 
  • 139 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
  • 269 stakes horses from 167 different broodmare sires
  • Three Breeders' Cup winners of the past four years - Three Breeders' Cup contenders 2014
  • 54 stakes victories Feb. 2013 to November 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
  • 15 SWs, $7,000,000 overall in 2014:
    16 2yo winners, 8 SHs, 3 SWs, $1,200,000
  • 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 34 stakes horses - 26 in the Northern Hemisphere, eight 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.

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

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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