Sire: Southern Halo
Dam: Woodman’s Girl
Dam Sire: Woodman
Born: 1997
Colour: Bay/Brown
Size: 16HH
Commenced Stud Duties: 2001
Service Fee: $55,000 inc. GST


Renowned the world over, More Than Ready is the BEST sire of winners the world has ever seen. He has sired more than 1795 winners. The only other stallion in history to tally over 1600 winners is Danehill, who sits on 1623 winners.

Speaking of Danehill, More Than Ready is the perfect outcross for Danehill line mares. In fact, it’s a nick that clicks very well as evidenced by PRIZED ICON, MORE JOYOUS, SEBRING, PERFECTLY READY, MORE THAN SACRED, BENICIO etc.

More Than Ready is also the most shuttled stallion in the world. He is the only stallion on the all-time Top 10 Sires list by Stakes winners who is available in Australia. He is currently sitting 5th with 194 individual Stakes winners.

His 2019 yearlings sold to $600,000, $550,000, $500,000, $400,000, $360,000 etc. and have joined the stables of Gai Waterhouse, Hawkes Racing, Yu Long Investments, Sun Bloodstock, Lindsay Park Racing, Aquis Farms Pty Ltd, JHB Syndications, Hermitage Thoroughbreds, and Ciaron Maher Bloodstock etc.

He’s sired Golden Slipper, Blue Diamond, Sires’ Produce Stakes, Champagne Stakes, Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, Victoria Derby and Magic Millions Classic winners and is the sire of 70 individual 2yo Stakes winners inc. 2 new Australian juvenile Stakes winners in 2019, KOOWEERUP & READY SET SAIL. This incredible sire of 73.2% winners-runners stands alongside his sire son Pluck.

Age Runs 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2 7 5 1 US$310,229
3 10 2 4 US$716,000
Totals: 17 7 4 1 US$1,026,229

At 2:
Saratoga Sanford S., Gr.2 (6f beating Mighty and Bulling)
Belmont Tremont S., Gr.3 (5½f beating Afternoon Affair and King Kokand)
Churchill Downs WHAS-11 S., L (5f beating House Burner and Admiral Perry)
Belmont Flash S., L (5f beating Diablo’s Addition and Bevo)
Keeneland Maiden Special Weight (4½f)
3rd Belmont Futurity S., Gr.1 (1m to Bevo and Greenwood Lake)

At 3 :
Saratoga King’s Bishop S., Gr.1 (7f beating Valiant Halory and Millencolin)
Gulfstream Park Hutcheson S., Gr.2 (7f deadheat with Summer Note and beating American Bullet)
2nd Belmont Vosburgh S., Gr.1 (7f to Trippi and beating One Way Love)
Keeneland Blue Grass S., Gr.1 (9f to High Yield and beating Wheelaway)
Belmont Dwyer S., Gr.2 (8½f to Albert the Great and beating Red Bullet)
Fair Grounds Louisiana Derby, Gr.2 (8½f to Mighty and beating Captain Steve)
4th Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby, Gr.1 (1¼m)
Aqueduct Cigar Mile H., Gr.1 (1m)
Monmouth Haskell Invitational H., Gr.1 (9f)


* Information courtesy of Arion Pedigrees

*  Information courtesy of Arion Pedigrees