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: 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], G3 winners KOOWEERUP (AUS)READY SET SAIL (AUS) and MORE THAN WORDS, etc.
  • 2019 sales: 2YOs of $390,000230,000 guineas$225,000, etc. Yearlings of $280,000
  • 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]
  • 2018 sales: $196,984 yearling average, $192,142 weanling average, $168,860 2-year-old average; progeny included $750,000 2YO at F-T Midlantic, $625,000 2YO at OBS March; yearlings of $650,000, $500,000, $410,000, $400,000, etc.; two $500,000+ yearlings in Australia 
  • #3 active broodmare sire in 2018
  • #1 sire of black type winners195 across the globe.
  • 88 Graded Stakes Winners28 Grade 1 Winners, and 10 champions on four different continents
  • Sire of the winners of six Breeders’ Cup races, joining Unbridled’s Song and Sadler’s Wells with the most Breeders’ Cup wins ever: 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]
  • $180 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)
  • ​Bred 391 mares in the last three Northern Hemisphere seasons combined

 More Than Ready further cemented his status as a historic sire when Roy H became the second back-to-back Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) winner in history, giving More Than Ready 6 Breeders' Cup victories — joining Unbridled's Song and Sadler's Wells with the most Breeders' Cup wins ever. 

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)

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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

Magic Dance On Point in Debutante Score title=

Magic Dance On Point in Debutante Score

TDN Rising Star Magic Dance kept her perfect record intact with a determined 1 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs. Owned and bred by Three Chimneys Farm, Magic Dance is a daughter of More Than Ready—Magical World, by Distorted Humor and she is a half-sister to recent Grade 1 winner Guarana.

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Uni Much the Best in Perfect Sting Stakes title=

Uni Much the Best in Perfect Sting Stakes

More Than Ready’s Grade 1 stakes winner Uni (GB) rallied from last to easily take down top prize in Saturday’s $100,000 Perfect Sting Stakes at Belmont Park, cruising to a measured one-length victory under Joel Rosario in her first start since capturing last year’s Matriarch Stakes (G1) at Del Mar.

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Rushing Fall brilliant once again in $700,000 Just A Game S. (G1) title=
More Than Ready

Rushing Fall brilliant once again in $700,000 Just A Game S. (G1)

More Than Ready's incomparable filly Rushing Fall turned in yet another magnificent performance in Saturday's $700,000 Just A Game S. (G1) at Belmont Park...

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Magic Dance shines in TDN Rising Star performance title=
More Than Ready

Magic Dance shines in TDN Rising Star performance

More Than Ready's beautifully-bred 2-year-old filly Magic Dance lived up to her lofty bloodlines in her June 7 debut at Churchill Downs...

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More Than Ready - Progeny

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  • 2019 racing: 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], G3 winners KOOWEERUP (AUS)READY SET SAIL (AUS) and MORE THAN WORDS, etc.
  • 2019 sales: 2YOs of $390,000230,000 guineas$225,000, etc. Yearlings of $280,000
  • 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]
  • 2018 sales: $196,984 yearling average, $192,142 weanling average, $168,860 2-year-old average; progeny included $750,000 2YO at F-T Midlantic, $625,000 2YO at OBS March; yearlings of $650,000, $500,000, $410,000, $400,000, etc.; two $500,000+ yearlings in Australia 
  • #3 active broodmare sire in 2018
  • #1 sire of black type winners195 across the globe.
  • 88 Graded Stakes Winners28 Grade 1 Winners, and 10 champions on four different continents
  • Sire of the winners of six Breeders’ Cup races, joining Unbridled’s Song and Sadler’s Wells with the most Breeders’ Cup wins ever: 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]
  • $180 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)
  • ​Bred 391 mares in the last three Northern Hemisphere seasons combined

 More Than Ready further cemented his status as a historic sire when Roy H became the second back-to-back Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1) winner in history, giving More Than Ready 6 Breeders' Cup victories — joining Unbridled's Song and Sadler's Wells with the most Breeders' Cup wins ever. 

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
Magic Dance On Point in Debutante Score title=

Magic Dance On Point in Debutante Score

TDN Rising Star Magic Dance kept her perfect record intact with a determined 1 ½-length victory in Saturday’s $125,000 Debutante Stakes at Churchill Downs. Owned and bred by Three Chimneys Farm, Magic Dance is a daughter of More Than Ready—Magical World, by Distorted Humor and she is a half-sister to recent Grade 1 winner Guarana.

[read more]

Uni Much the Best in Perfect Sting Stakes title=

Uni Much the Best in Perfect Sting Stakes

More Than Ready’s Grade 1 stakes winner Uni (GB) rallied from last to easily take down top prize in Saturday’s $100,000 Perfect Sting Stakes at Belmont Park, cruising to a measured one-length victory under Joel Rosario in her first start since capturing last year’s Matriarch Stakes (G1) at Del Mar.

[read more]

Rushing Fall brilliant once again in $700,000 Just A Game S. (G1) title=
More Than Ready

Rushing Fall brilliant once again in $700,000 Just A Game S. (G1)

More Than Ready's incomparable filly Rushing Fall turned in yet another magnificent performance in Saturday's $700,000 Just A Game S. (G1) at Belmont Park...

[read more]

Magic Dance shines in TDN Rising Star performance title=
More Than Ready

Magic Dance shines in TDN Rising Star performance

More Than Ready's beautifully-bred 2-year-old filly Magic Dance lived up to her lofty bloodlines in her June 7 debut at Churchill Downs...

[read more]

More Than Ready - Progeny

MoreThanReady-print

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Stallion(s) of interest:
Always Dreaming
Bodemeister
Carpe Diem
Commissioner
Congrats
Constitution
Daredevil
Distorted Humor
Exaggerator
Fed Biz
Good Samaritan
More Than Ready
Outwork
Overanalyze
Paynter
Revolutionary
Speightster
Speightstown
Super Saver
Tiznow
Tourist

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