More Than Ready

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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
  • 2022 racing: BUBBLE ROCK, winner of the Cincinnati Trophy S. and placed in the Fantasy S. [G3]; SLIPSTREAM, winner of the Palisades S.; JEAN GROS, winner of the New Zealand Trophy [G2] and Marguerite S. in Japan; TRUE ATTRACTION (AUS), winner of the Furphy Bunbury Cup and the Detonator S.; MORE THAN EXCEED (NZ), winner of the Thomas Lyons S.; Emmanuel, placed in the Blue Grass S. [G1]; SAY THE WORD, placed in the San Marcos S. [G2]; Ready Soul, placed in the Thunder Road S. [G3]; etc. 
  • 2022 sales: 2-year-olds include a sale-topping $1.2 million colt at OBS March  
  • Top 10 Juvenile Sire of 2021 with 4 BTWS: SLIPSTREAM, winner of the Futurity S. [G3]; BUBBLE ROCK, winner of the Matron S. [G3]; KOALA PRINCESS, winner of the $500,000 Ainsworth S.; CONSUMER SPENDING, winner of the $150,000 Selima S.; On Thin Ice, placed in the Grey S. [G3]
  • 2021 racing: HIT THE ROAD, winner of the Frank E. Kilroe Mile S. [G1] and the Thunder Road S. [G3]; SAY THE WORD, winner of the Elkhorn S. [G2] and the Hollywood Turf Cup [G2] and runner-up in the Shoemaker Mile [G1]; STARELLE (AUS), winner of the Tab Kewney S. [G2]; TITLE READY, winner of the Louisiana S. [G3SPRING HEAT (AUS), runner-up in the Telegraph S. [G1]; G2-placed Crowded Trade, IMPORTANT MISSION, Prompt Prodigy (NZ); G3-placed IMPORTANT MISSION, Ready Soul; etc.  
  • 2020 racing: Champion Female Turf Horse RUSHING FALL, winner of the Jenny Wiley S. [G1] and Diana S. [G1] and runner-up in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf [G1]; SAY THE WORD, winner of the Northern Dancer S. [G1]; UNI (GB), winner of the First Lady S. [G1]; etc.
  • The only sire to have an Eclipse Award Champion each of the last 4 years: colts and fillies, dirt and turf
  • More BTWs than any North American sire in history—212 BTWs
  • Over $210 million in earnings, 97 Graded stakes winners, 30 G1 winners, and 13 Champions
  • No. 1 Sire of Breeders' Cup winners in HISTORY with 7 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]
  • Emerging sire of sires: His son SEBRING (AUS) is the sire of Australian Horse of the Year DISSIDENT (AUS); his son DAREDEVIL is the sire of the 2020 Kentucky Oaks [G1], Alabama S. [G1], and Preakness S. [G1] winners
  • Broodmare sire of over 100 stakes winners and 14 G1 winners, including 2019 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf [G1] winner STRUCTOR

 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 seven 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.

 

Age Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
2 7 5(4) 0 1(1) $310,229
3 10 2(2) 4(4) 0 $716,000
Totals 17 7(6) 4(4) 1(1) $1,026,229


Won at 2

  • Sanford S. (G2) at Saratoga (6f, D, defeating Mighty, Bulling, Dance Master, Gone Super).
  • Tremont S. (G3) at Belmont (5.5f, D, defeating Afternoon Affair, King Kokand, True Force, Welbourne, Frozen Field).
  • Flash S. at Belmont (5f, D, defeating Diablo's Addition, Bevo, Hazing Tony, Z Cool, True Force).
  • WHAS-11 S. at Churchill Downs (5f, D, 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 (4.5f, D, defeating No Limit Soldier, Boca Baby, In Sync, Land, Rubber Band Man, Miami Blase, Dominus).

3rd at 2

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

2nd at 3

  • Blue Grass S. (G1) at Keeneland (9f, D, to High Yield, defeating Wheelaway, Deputy Warlock, Bare Outline, Stelltement, Mighty, Hal's Hope).
  • Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont (7f, D, to Trippi, defeating One Way Love, Delaware Township, Successful Appeal, Valiant Halory, Iron Punch, Makeyourselfathome, Stalwart Member, Istintaj).
  • Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds (8.5f, D, to Mighty, defeating Captain Steve, Exchange Rate, Peninsula, Mortal Cinch, Ifitstobeitsuptome, Oro Negra, Country Only, Tribunal).
  • Dwyer S. (G2) at Belmont (8.5f, D, 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

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More Than Ready on top at OBS March sale with $1.2 million colt

More Than Ready had the new sales topper early during Wednesday’s closing session of the 2022 OBS March 2-year-old sale when hip No. 318 brought a winning bid of $1.2 million...

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More Than Ready’s Bubble Rock defeated previously unbeaten Marissa’s Lady by 2 ½-lengths in the Cincinnati Trophy S. Saturday evening at Turfway Park...

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  • 2022 racing: BUBBLE ROCK, winner of the Cincinnati Trophy S. and placed in the Fantasy S. [G3]; SLIPSTREAM, winner of the Palisades S.; JEAN GROS, winner of the New Zealand Trophy [G2] and Marguerite S. in Japan; TRUE ATTRACTION (AUS), winner of the Furphy Bunbury Cup and the Detonator S.; MORE THAN EXCEED (NZ), winner of the Thomas Lyons S.; Emmanuel, placed in the Blue Grass S. [G1]; SAY THE WORD, placed in the San Marcos S. [G2]; Ready Soul, placed in the Thunder Road S. [G3]; etc. 
  • 2022 sales: 2-year-olds include a sale-topping $1.2 million colt at OBS March  
  • Top 10 Juvenile Sire of 2021 with 4 BTWS: SLIPSTREAM, winner of the Futurity S. [G3]; BUBBLE ROCK, winner of the Matron S. [G3]; KOALA PRINCESS, winner of the $500,000 Ainsworth S.; CONSUMER SPENDING, winner of the $150,000 Selima S.; On Thin Ice, placed in the Grey S. [G3]
  • 2021 racing: HIT THE ROAD, winner of the Frank E. Kilroe Mile S. [G1] and the Thunder Road S. [G3]; SAY THE WORD, winner of the Elkhorn S. [G2] and the Hollywood Turf Cup [G2] and runner-up in the Shoemaker Mile [G1]; STARELLE (AUS), winner of the Tab Kewney S. [G2]; TITLE READY, winner of the Louisiana S. [G3SPRING HEAT (AUS), runner-up in the Telegraph S. [G1]; G2-placed Crowded Trade, IMPORTANT MISSION, Prompt Prodigy (NZ); G3-placed IMPORTANT MISSION, Ready Soul; etc.  
  • 2020 racing: Champion Female Turf Horse RUSHING FALL, winner of the Jenny Wiley S. [G1] and Diana S. [G1] and runner-up in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf [G1]; SAY THE WORD, winner of the Northern Dancer S. [G1]; UNI (GB), winner of the First Lady S. [G1]; etc.
  • The only sire to have an Eclipse Award Champion each of the last 4 years: colts and fillies, dirt and turf
  • More BTWs than any North American sire in history—212 BTWs
  • Over $210 million in earnings, 97 Graded stakes winners, 30 G1 winners, and 13 Champions
  • No. 1 Sire of Breeders' Cup winners in HISTORY with 7 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]
  • Emerging sire of sires: His son SEBRING (AUS) is the sire of Australian Horse of the Year DISSIDENT (AUS); his son DAREDEVIL is the sire of the 2020 Kentucky Oaks [G1], Alabama S. [G1], and Preakness S. [G1] winners
  • Broodmare sire of over 100 stakes winners and 14 G1 winners, including 2019 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf [G1] winner STRUCTOR

 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 seven 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.

 

Age Starts Firsts Seconds Thirds Earnings
2 7 5(4) 0 1(1) $310,229
3 10 2(2) 4(4) 0 $716,000
Totals 17 7(6) 4(4) 1(1) $1,026,229


Won at 2

  • Sanford S. (G2) at Saratoga (6f, D, defeating Mighty, Bulling, Dance Master, Gone Super).
  • Tremont S. (G3) at Belmont (5.5f, D, defeating Afternoon Affair, King Kokand, True Force, Welbourne, Frozen Field).
  • Flash S. at Belmont (5f, D, defeating Diablo's Addition, Bevo, Hazing Tony, Z Cool, True Force).
  • WHAS-11 S. at Churchill Downs (5f, D, 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 (4.5f, D, defeating No Limit Soldier, Boca Baby, In Sync, Land, Rubber Band Man, Miami Blase, Dominus).

3rd at 2

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

2nd at 3

  • Blue Grass S. (G1) at Keeneland (9f, D, to High Yield, defeating Wheelaway, Deputy Warlock, Bare Outline, Stelltement, Mighty, Hal's Hope).
  • Vosburgh S. (G1) at Belmont (7f, D, to Trippi, defeating One Way Love, Delaware Township, Successful Appeal, Valiant Halory, Iron Punch, Makeyourselfathome, Stalwart Member, Istintaj).
  • Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds (8.5f, D, to Mighty, defeating Captain Steve, Exchange Rate, Peninsula, Mortal Cinch, Ifitstobeitsuptome, Oro Negra, Country Only, Tribunal).
  • Dwyer S. (G2) at Belmont (8.5f, D, 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 filly takes the Memories of Silver S. in 3-year-old debut title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready filly takes the Memories of Silver S. in 3-year-old debut

Consumer Spending, last seen in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1), a race won by Pizza Bianca, turned the tables on her foe in Sunday’s $100,000 Memories of Silver S...

[read more]

Slipstream gets the trip to win Keeneland’s Palisades S. title=
More Than Ready

Slipstream gets the trip to win Keeneland’s Palisades S.

Slipstream came through a narrow opening in upper stretch to defeat Twilight Gleaming in Sunday’s $200,000 Palisades S. at Keeneland...

[read more]

More Than Ready on top at OBS March sale with $1.2 million colt title=
More Than Ready

More Than Ready on top at OBS March sale with $1.2 million colt

More Than Ready had the new sales topper early during Wednesday’s closing session of the 2022 OBS March 2-year-old sale when hip No. 318 brought a winning bid of $1.2 million...

[read more]

Bubble Rock forges to victory in the $125,000 Cincinnati Trophy S. title=
More Than Ready

Bubble Rock forges to victory in the $125,000 Cincinnati Trophy S.

More Than Ready’s Bubble Rock defeated previously unbeaten Marissa’s Lady by 2 ½-lengths in the Cincinnati Trophy S. Saturday evening at Turfway Park...

[read more]

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