Sire: Better than ready

Colour: Bay

Dam: Where it began

Sex: Filly

Age: 4

Foaled: Aug 22, 2016

Country: Australia

Owners: Ms A Bowden, L C Tosevic, C E Watts, G P Donald, Ms A Hopa, G J Melouney, Mrs J A Melouney, N D Forster, P Marcon, Mrs C M Knight, R W O'Brien, C Tosevic, C Roper, R W Brown, Miss A Barnes, Miss N Barnes, S E Clack & I B Mitchell

14: 2 - 1 - 3
Wins: 14.3%
Place: 28.6%




Bay FillyFoaled in 2016

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
DamExceed and ExcelDanehillDanzig
WHERE IT BEGAN (AUS) PatronaLomond
  Tree of LifeShirley Heights

BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, $484,875, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Out of a half-sister to SW Publishing. Sire of 62 rnrs, 31 wnrs, inc. SW Better Reflection (BRC Calaway Gal S., L), Jagged Edge, The Odyssey and of Betaima, Girls are Ready, Golly Hutt, Raging Pole, Ready to Roam, Well Prepared, Xanthus, Broncks, Epicurious, Wishfilly, Arnwood, Hezhome, The Sinner, Bettahoney, Djebel Ready, Larson, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

WHERE IT BEGAN, by Exceed and Excel. Winner at 1000m in Aust. Dam of one named foal-

Better Than Gold (f. by Better Than Ready). Winner. See below.


2nd dam

THEBOAB, by Snippets. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Half-sister to L'ESPERANCE, MARTREE. Dam of 6 named foals, all raced, 4 winners, inc:-

Gadawon. 7 wins at 1100m, 1200m in Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore TC Class 5 H., Kranji D S., Initiation P., 2d BRC Hillross Montefiore H., H., Mount Franklin Sparkling P., Singapore TC Dubai Racing Club Trophy Initiation P., Kranji D S., Class 5 H., 3d Singapore TC Zac Spirit S., Class 4 H., Class 5 H.-twice.

The Senator. 2 wins at 1650m, 1900m in 2018-19 in Aust.

Miss Crompton. Winner at 1200m in 2018-19 in Aust.

Where it Began. Winner. See above.

At the Peak. Placed, 3d BRC XXXX Gold H. Dam of-

Fuji Flyer. 3 wins at 900m, 1100m, A$78,925, to 2019-20, GCTC Lone Star Rib House P., 2d BRC Programmed Property Services H., 3d BRC Kestrel Solutions P.


3rd dam

Tree of Life, by Shirley Heights. 3 wins from 12¼f to 16½f, Sandown Farebrother H., Doncaster Writers S., 2d Newmarket George Stubbs S., L, Haydock Old Newton Cup, 3d Ascot Cranbourne Chase S. Sister to DAZZLING HEIGHTS (dam of KIMBRIDGE KNIGHT - PEAK OF PERFECTION XI (MAL.), MAURI MOON), three-quarter-sister to CATWALK, Mood Swings (dam of GRAND DUCAL), half-sister to Moogie, Tree of Heaven. Dam of 9 foals, all raced, 8 winners, inc:-

L'ESPERANCE (Marscay). 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, R410,055, Bloemfontein Thaba'nchu Sun Casino S., Gr.3, Greyville Double as Much Fun H., Workplace H., 2d Newmarket Victory Moon H., Gr.3, Greyville King's Cup, Gr.3, 3d Turffontein Hyperion H., L, 4th Clairwood Christmas H., Gr.3.

MARTREE (Marscay). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1500m, A$291,300, Illawarra 2YO Classic, Gr.3, STC Wicked Wines Flying Welter H., 2d AJC Breeders' P., L, Hawkesbury Guineas, L, STC Hudson Timber & Hardware Welter H., 3d STC Silver Slipper S., Gr.2, Gosford Guineas, L, 4th STC Canterbury Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.


4th dam

CAPE CHESTNUT, by Bustino. Winner at 1m in GB. Half-sister to COLWAY RALLY, Fleur Rouge (dam of RED CARPET), Bauhinia (dam of SYLVAN MISTRAL), Finally (dam of ROSE WINE). Dam of 10 foals, all raced, 7 winners, inc:-

DAZZLING HEIGHTS (Shirley Heights). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2200m in GB and France, Toulouse Prix Panacee, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Georges Baltazzi. Dam of-

KIMBRIDGE KNIGHT - PEAK OF PERFECTION XI (Mal.) (Night Shift). 12 wins from 1900m to 2400m, £10,822, A$22,500, 908,528Rgt., S$357,298 in Ireland, Malaysia and Singapore, Singapore Derby, L, 3d VATC Sandown Cup, Gr.2.

MAURI MOON (Green Desert). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 6f to 8¼f, Goodwood Oak Tree S., L, 2d Kempton Masaka S., L. Producer.

All Glory (Alzao). Winner at 2000m, Longchamp Prix de Chaillot, 3d Longchamp Prix Vanteaux, Gr.3. Dam of-

NOBLE PROTECTOR (Haafhd). 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, £48,021, A$489,500, MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, VRC Schweppervescence Trophy, Gr.3, Newmarket Aphrodite S., L, 2d MVRC Sunline S., Gr.2, MRC David Jones Cup, Gr.3, Goodwood Daisy Warwick S., L, 3d ATC Queen of the Turf S., Gr.1-twice, York Galtres S., L.

ALL SHAMAR - EXQUISITE CHAMPION (H.K.) (Shamardal). 3 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m in France and Germany, Dortmund Grosser Preis der Wirtschaft, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Isonomy, L, 2d Frankfurt Fruhjahrspreis des Bankhauses Metzler, Gr.3.

Pacific Grove (Persian Bold). 3 wins at 2, Newbury Levy Board Nursery H., 2d Newbury Radley S., L. Dam of-

MOKABRA (Cape Cross). 3 wins at 2 in GB and Germany, Baden-Baden Maurice Lacroix Trophy, Gr.2, 3d Curragh Anglesey S., Gr.3, Tetrarch S., Gr.3.

Moogie (Young Generation). 2 wins at 2, York Avondale New Zealand S., 2d Kempton Venus S., L, 3d Evry Prix Chloé, Gr.3. Dam of-

CATWALK (Shirley Heights). Winner at 2, Newmarket Sweet Solera S., L, 4th Ascot Autumn S., L.

Mood Swings. Winner at 2 in GB. Dam of-

GRAND DUCAL (Danehill Dancer). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2900m, £4,296, €103,010, A$48,360 in Ireland and Aust, Curragh Gallinule S., Gr.3, 3d Curragh Futurity S., Gr.2, 4th Leopardstown Irish Champion S., Gr.1, Newmarket Superlative S., Gr.2.

Best Side (King's Best). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 1m, Curragh Bet in Running Boylesports H., 3d Cork Give Thanks S., L. Dam of-

AZMEEL (Azamour). 4 wins-2 at 2-from 7f to 10½f, Sandown Classic Trial S., Gr.3, Chester Dee S., Gr.3, Newbury Washington Singer S., L, Sandown 2YO S.

BAISSE (High Chaparral). 2 wins at 1600m, 2200m in GB and Germany, Hoppegarten Oster Stutenpreis, L. Dam of-

BEST OF DAYS (Azamour). 5 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m, £90,044, A$817,550, to 2018-19, VRC Cantala S., Gr.1, Newmarket Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, MRC Coongy H., Gr.3, NSW Tatt's RC Heineken 3 H., 2d York Acomb S., Gr.3, MRC Jukebox at Aquisfarm H., 3d MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3, Newbury Steventon S., L, Newmarket Godolphin S., L, 4th Windsor Winter Hill S., Gr.3.

Etizaan. Raced twice. Dam of-

ROYAL BLUE STAR (Dalakhani). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, £675, €84,415, Cork Platinum S., L, 2d Galway Topaz Mile H. Producer.

Turret. Placed in GB. Dam of-

Spire (Danehill). 3 wins at 1800m, 2400m, AJC Rajah Sahib H., 2d AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L. Dam of-

UNDER THE EIFFEL (Mossman). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$618,231, MRC Sandown S., Gr.3, TTC George Adams P., L, 2d MRC D'Urban S., Gr.2, Victoria H., Gr.3.

THE PINNACLE (So You Think). 3 wins at 1400m, 1900m, A$276,575, ATC Epona S., Gr.3, National Jockeys Trust H., 2d ATC Aspiration H., Gr.3, Gold Coast Bracelet, L.

TOWER OF LONHRO (Lonhro). 13 wins from 1200m to 2100m, A$520,043, WATC Grandstand Cup, L, 3d WATC Hyperion S., Gr.3.

Tree of Heaven (Robellino). 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m in Denmark, Norway and Sweden, 2d Ovrevoll Morten Klaveness Minnelop, L, 3d Ovrevoll Morten Klaveness Minnelop, L. Producer.

Tree of Life (Shirley Heights). 3 wins. See above.


Race Record: 6 Starts 1-0-0 A$24,450.

Winner at 2 in 2018-19 in Aust.

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