Sire: Better Than Ready

Colour: Bay

Dam: Special Shadow

Sex: Gelding

Age: 3

Foaled: Oct 23, 2018

Country: Australia




Foaled 23rd October 2018

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
DamExploitStorm CatStorm Bird
SPECIAL SHADOW (USA) My Turbulent MissMy Dad George
2001MahhdoodaForty NinerMr. Prospector
  Lucky Lucky LuckyChieftain

BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 177 rnrs, 99 wnrs, inc. SW Alpine Edge (BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3), Apache Chase, Better Reflection, Jagged Edge, The Odyssey, SP Paredo, Iced and of Better Than Best, Georgie's Pride, Betaima, Girls are Ready, Golly Hutt, Raging Pole, Ready to Roam, Well Prepared, Xanthus, Already Blessed, Better Get Set, Eelloh, Meglio di Falcrest, etc.


1st dam

SPECIAL SHADOW, by Exploit. Winner at 1350m in Aust. Half-sister to BEAUTIFUL CRAZY. This is her ninth foal. Dam of six foals to race, four winners, inc:-

Special Rose (f. by California Dane). 4 wins to 1150m in Aust.

California Shadow (f. by California Dane). 2 wins at 1000m, 1100m in Aust.

Doumbek (g. by Drumbeats). Winner at 1200m in Aust.

Alberta's Rose (f. by Magic Albert). Winner at 1200m in Aust.


2nd dam

MAHHDOODA, by Forty Niner. Raced twice. Half-sister to Mashair (dam of HARD DRIVIN). Dam of 9 foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

BEAUTIFUL CRAZY (Capote). 4 wins at 8¼f, 8½f, US$131,860, Hawthorne Oaks, L. Dam of-

Lucky Flyer. Winner at 6f in U.S.A. Dam of-

NAVAL COMMAND (Midshipman). 3 wins at 2, US$137,843, Louisiana Downs Happy Ticket S., L, Gulfstream Park Allowance, 2d Gulfstream Park Cassidy S., L, 4th Gulfstream Park Jackson Bend S., L. Producer.

Yeager. 3 wins from 1m to 8½f in GB and U.S.A, Ascot Deloitte H., 2d Redcar Zetland Gold Cup.

Election Star. 2 wins at 6f, 8½f, US$119,960, Aqueduct Allowance. Dam of-

My Lucky. Unplaced. Dam of-

Meisho Powers (Meisho Bowler). 3 wins at 1400m, 1800m, Kyoto Tango S., 2d Tokyo Hyacinth S., L.

Luckys Apollo. Winner at 1200m in Japan.

Special Shadow. Winner. See above.


3rd dam

LUCKY LUCKY LUCKY, by Chieftain. 6 wins-3 at 2-from 7f to 9f, US$847,126, Kentucky Oaks, Gr.1, Belmont Matron S., Gr.1, Keeneland Alcibiades S., Gr.2, Meadowlands Gardenia S., Gr.2, Pimlico Black-Eyed Susan S., Gr.2, Arlington Oaks, Gr.3, 2d Aqueduct Demoiselle S., Gr.1, Keeneland Spinster S., Gr.1, Saratoga Alabama S., Gr.1, Del Mar Oaks, Gr.2, 3d Belmont Frizette S., Gr.1, Hollywood Oaks, Gr.1, Saratoga Test S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Railbird S., Gr.3, Del Mar Rancho Santa Fe S., L. Half-sister to FAST FORWARD, Just One Sham, Slewsville. Dam of 12 foals, 10 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

Mashair (Diesis). Winner at 1¼m, 2d Newbury Ballymacoll Stud S., L. Dam of-

HARD DRIVIN (Muhtarram). 9 wins from 2400m to 3500m in Brazil, Gavea G.P. Derby Club, Gr.3-twice, Cidade Jardim Classico Presidente Joao Sampaio, Gr.3-twice, Gavea Prova Especial Jose Bastos Padilha, 3d Cidade Jardim G.P. Oswaldo Aranha, Gr.1, G.P. General Couto de Magalhaes, Gr.2, Gavea Prova Especial Paulo E Nelson Monte.

Puerto Rico (Dubai Dust). 2 wins at 1600m in Brazil, 2d Cidade Jardim G.P. Ricardo Lara Vidigal, Gr.3, 4th Cidade Jardim G.P. Presidente Antonio Correa Barbosa, Gr.2.

Anbari (Muhtarram). 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3300m in GB, Spain and Sweden, Dos Hermanas Gran Premio de Otono, Mijas Gran Premio de Otono, Gran Premio Dia de Andalucia, Gran Premio Patronato de Turismo Costa del Sol, 3d Jagersro SFK Jubileumslopning, L, Jagersro Cup.

El Tina. Winner at 2, Milan Premio Forcora. Dam of-

Dont Cross Tina. Winner at 9f, 3d Leopardstown Carrickmines H. Dam of-

LIFE LESS ORDINARY (Thewayyouare). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 3200m, £30,021, A$1,253,550, to 2019-20 in GB and Aust, GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, ATC Japan Racing Association P., Gr.3, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L, 2d BRC Doomben Cup, Gr.1, VRC James Boag's Premium S., L-twice, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L, 3d ATC Hill S., Gr.2, Craven P., Gr.3, Summer Cup, Gr.3, Kingston Town S., Gr.3, MRC Easter Cup, Gr.3, Coongy H., Gr.3.

Aimaam. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 6f, 7f in GB and U.S.A, York Friargate 2YO S., 4th Goodwood Stardom S., L. Sire.

Samheh. Placed at 2, 3d Doncaster Lonsdale Fillies 2YO S. Dam of-

Marah (Machiavellian). Winner at 2, 3d Sandown Star S., L. Producer.

Merwaha. Placed at 3, 3d Ascot Owen Brown S. Dam of-

Zander (Phoenix Tower). 6 wins to 1200m in India, 2d Mumbai Bookmakers' Association Million, L.

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