More Than Ready

Fee: $80,000 S&N
Southern Halo - Woodman's Girl,
by
Woodman, 1997 dkb/br

The International Sire

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 pre-eminent representative of the Halo line, he offers unparalleled outcross potential.

More Than Ready - The International Sire
More Than Ready Overview
  • 2019 racing: UNI (GB), winner of the Breeders' Cup Mile [G1] and First Lady S. [G1], RUSHING FALL, winner of the Just a Game S. [G1] and Jenny Wiley S. [G1], CATHOLIC BOY, winner of the Dixie S. [G2], ROY H, winner of the Palos Verdes S. [G2], SELFLESSLY, winner of the Miss Grillo S. [G2], G3 winners GLOBAL QUEST (AUS)KOOWEERUP (AUS)READY SET SAIL (AUS) and MORE THAN WORDS, etc.
  • 2019 sales: yearlings of $500,000, $450,000, $375,000, $375,000, $300,000, etc. 2YOs of $390,000230,000 guineas$225,000, etc.
  • A Top 5 General Sire in 2018 with 5 Grade 1 winners — co-leading sire in North America
  • 2018 racing led by ROY H, back-to-back winner the Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1], CATHOLIC BOY, winner of the Travers S. [G1] and Belmont Derby Inv. [G1], FUNTASTIC, winner of the United Nations S. [G1], RUSHING FALL, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. [G1], and UNI (GB), winner of the Matriarch S. [G1]
  • #4 Sire in history of black type winners198 across the globe.
  • 90 Graded Stakes Winners28 Grade 1 Winners, and 10 champions on four different continents
  • #1 Sire of Breeders' Cup winners in HISTORY with seven wins: UNI (GB), winner of the Mile [G1], ROY H, 2-time Sprint [G1] champion, RUSHING FALL, winner of the Juvenile Fillies Turf [G1], MORE THAN REAL, winner of the Juvenile Fillies Turf [G1], PLUCK, winner of the Juvenile Turf [G1], REGALLY READY, winner of the Turf Sprint [G1]
  • $188 million in worldwide progeny earnings to date
  • Emerging sire of sires: His son SEBRING (AUS) is the sire of Australian Horse of the Year DISSIDENT (AUS)

 More Than Ready further cemented his status as a historic sire when Uni (GB) won the 2019 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), giving More Than Ready 7 Breeders' Cup victories — the most of any sire in the history of the event, one ahead of Unbridled's Song and Sadler's Wells.

More Than Ready is one of the industry's most reliable sires. Champion Sire in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, in 2016, 29 of his 33 stakes horses came in the Northern Hemisphere, in 2017, 29 of his 31 stakes horses, and in 2018, 22 of his 26 stakes horses.

More Than Ready offers superb commercial opportunity as well. In 2018, his weanlings averaged $192,142, his yearlings averaged $196,984, and his 2-year-olds averaged  $168,860. In 2017, his weanlings averaged $221,328, his yearlings averaged $172,778, and his 2-year-olds averaged $191,301.

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 2

  • Sanford S. (G2, 6f, defeating Mighty, Bulling, Dance Master, Gone Super)
  • Tremont S. (G3, 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 Cowboy)
  • A maiden special weight race at Keeneland (4 ½f, defeating No Limit Soldier, Boca Baby, In Sync, Land, Rubber Band Man, Miami Blase, Dominus)

3rd at 2

  • Futurity S. at Belmont Park (G1, 8f, to Bevo, Greenwood Lake, defeating Chief Seattle, Uncle Abbie, Entepreneur, Destination Home, Outrigger)
Won at 3
  • King's Bishop S. (G1, 7f, defeating Valiant Halory, Millencolin, Left Bank, Bevo, Wake At Noon)
  • Hutcheson S. (G2, defeating American Bullet, B L's Appeal, U So Bad, Rich Celebration, Tour the Hive, Advanced Edition)

2nd at 3

  • Blue Grass S. (G1, to High Yield, defeating Wheelaway, Deputy Warlock, Bare Outline, Stelltement, Mighty, Hal's Hope) 
  • Vosburgh S. (G1, to Trippi, defeating One Way Love, Delaware Township, Successful Appeal, Valiant Halory, Iron Punch, Makeyourselfathome, Stalwart Member, Istintaj)
  • Louisiana Derby (G2, to Mighty, defeating Captain Steve, Exchange Rate, Peninsula, Mortal Cinch, Ifitstobeitsuptome, Oro Negra, Country Only, Tribunal) 
  • Dwyer S. (G2, 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

Turf-loving American Giant adds Juvenile Fillies Turf to resume title=
More Than Ready

Turf-loving American Giant adds Juvenile Fillies Turf to resume

More Than Ready's 2-year-old filly American Giant showed her affinity for the turf once again Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

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Uni (GB) gives More Than Ready a record seventh Breeders' Cup win title=

Uni (GB) gives More Than Ready a record seventh Breeders' Cup win

Uni (GB) stormed down the stretch to win Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), defeating rival Got Stormy by two lengths in 1:32.45...

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More Than Ready quartet primed for big Breeders' Cup title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready quartet primed for big Breeders' Cup

More Than Ready, the sire of the winners of six Breeders' Cup races, has a big chance to add to that total during this year's Nov. 1-2 event...

[read more]

More Than Ready colt possible for Breeders' Cup after first stakes victory title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready colt possible for Breeders' Cup after first stakes victory

Hit the Road, an impressive maiden winner in his turf debut on July 28, could have his sights set on the Breeders' Cup after another sharp score in the Oct. 6 Zuma Beach S...

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  • 2019 racing: UNI (GB), winner of the Breeders' Cup Mile [G1] and First Lady S. [G1], RUSHING FALL, winner of the Just a Game S. [G1] and Jenny Wiley S. [G1], CATHOLIC BOY, winner of the Dixie S. [G2], ROY H, winner of the Palos Verdes S. [G2], SELFLESSLY, winner of the Miss Grillo S. [G2], G3 winners GLOBAL QUEST (AUS)KOOWEERUP (AUS)READY SET SAIL (AUS) and MORE THAN WORDS, etc.
  • 2019 sales: yearlings of $500,000, $450,000, $375,000, $375,000, $300,000, etc. 2YOs of $390,000230,000 guineas$225,000, etc.
  • A Top 5 General Sire in 2018 with 5 Grade 1 winners — co-leading sire in North America
  • 2018 racing led by ROY H, back-to-back winner the Breeders' Cup Sprint [G1], CATHOLIC BOY, winner of the Travers S. [G1] and Belmont Derby Inv. [G1], FUNTASTIC, winner of the United Nations S. [G1], RUSHING FALL, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup S. [G1], and UNI (GB), winner of the Matriarch S. [G1]
  • #4 Sire in history of black type winners198 across the globe.
  • 90 Graded Stakes Winners28 Grade 1 Winners, and 10 champions on four different continents
  • #1 Sire of Breeders' Cup winners in HISTORY with seven wins: UNI (GB), winner of the Mile [G1], ROY H, 2-time Sprint [G1] champion, RUSHING FALL, winner of the Juvenile Fillies Turf [G1], MORE THAN REAL, winner of the Juvenile Fillies Turf [G1], PLUCK, winner of the Juvenile Turf [G1], REGALLY READY, winner of the Turf Sprint [G1]
  • $188 million in worldwide progeny earnings to date
  • Emerging sire of sires: His son SEBRING (AUS) is the sire of Australian Horse of the Year DISSIDENT (AUS)

 More Than Ready further cemented his status as a historic sire when Uni (GB) won the 2019 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), giving More Than Ready 7 Breeders' Cup victories — the most of any sire in the history of the event, one ahead of Unbridled's Song and Sadler's Wells.

More Than Ready is one of the industry's most reliable sires. Champion Sire in both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres, in 2016, 29 of his 33 stakes horses came in the Northern Hemisphere, in 2017, 29 of his 31 stakes horses, and in 2018, 22 of his 26 stakes horses.

More Than Ready offers superb commercial opportunity as well. In 2018, his weanlings averaged $192,142, his yearlings averaged $196,984, and his 2-year-olds averaged  $168,860. In 2017, his weanlings averaged $221,328, his yearlings averaged $172,778, and his 2-year-olds averaged $191,301.

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 2

  • Sanford S. (G2, 6f, defeating Mighty, Bulling, Dance Master, Gone Super)
  • Tremont S. (G3, 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 Cowboy)
  • A maiden special weight race at Keeneland (4 ½f, defeating No Limit Soldier, Boca Baby, In Sync, Land, Rubber Band Man, Miami Blase, Dominus)

3rd at 2

  • Futurity S. at Belmont Park (G1, 8f, to Bevo, Greenwood Lake, defeating Chief Seattle, Uncle Abbie, Entepreneur, Destination Home, Outrigger)
Won at 3
  • King's Bishop S. (G1, 7f, defeating Valiant Halory, Millencolin, Left Bank, Bevo, Wake At Noon)
  • Hutcheson S. (G2, defeating American Bullet, B L's Appeal, U So Bad, Rich Celebration, Tour the Hive, Advanced Edition)

2nd at 3

  • Blue Grass S. (G1, to High Yield, defeating Wheelaway, Deputy Warlock, Bare Outline, Stelltement, Mighty, Hal's Hope) 
  • Vosburgh S. (G1, to Trippi, defeating One Way Love, Delaware Township, Successful Appeal, Valiant Halory, Iron Punch, Makeyourselfathome, Stalwart Member, Istintaj)
  • Louisiana Derby (G2, to Mighty, defeating Captain Steve, Exchange Rate, Peninsula, Mortal Cinch, Ifitstobeitsuptome, Oro Negra, Country Only, Tribunal) 
  • Dwyer S. (G2, 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
Turf-loving American Giant adds Juvenile Fillies Turf to resume title=
More Than Ready

Turf-loving American Giant adds Juvenile Fillies Turf to resume

More Than Ready's 2-year-old filly American Giant showed her affinity for the turf once again Saturday at Gulfstream Park...

[read more]

Uni (GB) gives More Than Ready a record seventh Breeders' Cup win title=

Uni (GB) gives More Than Ready a record seventh Breeders' Cup win

Uni (GB) stormed down the stretch to win Saturday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), defeating rival Got Stormy by two lengths in 1:32.45...

[read more]

More Than Ready quartet primed for big Breeders' Cup title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready quartet primed for big Breeders' Cup

More Than Ready, the sire of the winners of six Breeders' Cup races, has a big chance to add to that total during this year's Nov. 1-2 event...

[read more]

More Than Ready colt possible for Breeders' Cup after first stakes victory title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready colt possible for Breeders' Cup after first stakes victory

Hit the Road, an impressive maiden winner in his turf debut on July 28, could have his sights set on the Breeders' Cup after another sharp score in the Oct. 6 Zuma Beach S...

[read more]

More Than Ready - Progeny

MoreThanReady-print

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Electronic Mare Submission

General Information - Please do not enter any links or the form will not be processed.
Name: (required)
Email: (required)
Phone: (required)
Organization:
Street Address:
City / State / Zip:
Comments:
Stallion(s) of interest:
Always Dreaming
Audible
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Good Samaritan
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Revolutionary
Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Take Charge Indy
Tiznow
Tourist
Yoshida

Download Printable forms

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