Sire: Better Than Ready

Colour: Bay

Dam: Bonne Affaire

Sex: Colt

Age: 4

Foaled: Aug 31, 2017

Country: Australia

Owners: Ms A Bowden, G P Donald, A A Gomez, L Jervis, R Lynagh, M D McDonald, C T Prout, Mrs K M Reay, R Reay, C E Watts, Mrs J Koscielecki, Miss T B M Milgate, S J Milgate, Mrs F Robbins, Mrs R Matthews & Mrs A Lynagh

10: 2 - 2 - 2
Wins: 20.0%
Place: 40.0%




Foaled 31st August 2017

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
DamRedoute's ChoiceDanehillDanzig
BONNE AFFAIRE (AUS) Shantha's ChoiceCanny Lad
2004DioramaZeditaveThe Judge
  Hasty DepartureRed Anchor

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 55 rnrs, 27 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, Wishfilly, Arnwood, Hezhome, The Sinner, Xanthus, Bettahoney, Djebel Ready, Larson, Lepreezy, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

BONNE AFFAIRE, by Redoute's Choice. 2 wins at 1200m, 1400m, BTC Eventide Nursing Home H. Half-sister to BRORAMA STAR, ZERO DRAMA. This is her fifth foal. Dam of four foals to race, three winners, inc:-

Shoneck Affair (g. by Mossman). Winner at 1650m, Ipswich TC Tony Williams Memorial P., 3d BRC Hamilton Hotel P.

Princess Snowy (f. by Sequalo). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1000m, 3d Ipswich TC Carlton Draught H.

Bonnezone (f. by Eurozone). Winner at 2 in 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

DIORAMA, by Zeditave. Unraced. Half-sister to ROYALE EXIT, Grey Jest, Hasty Jest (dam of JOURNEY), Virtuose (dam of VEROSSI), Hasty Bird (dam of LIM'S OBJECTIVE). Dam of 8 foals, 6 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

BRORAMA STAR (Brocco). 13 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$277,215, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, Purity Ingham Jockey Club Cup, TTC Longford Cup H., VRC Jayco Welter H., TRC Ingham Love'Em H., 2d Mornington Cup, L, MRC General Command H., TTC RW Trinder Memorial H., JA Dunn H., 3d VRC David Bourke Provincial P., VATC Morse Code H., TRC National Heart Foundation Summer Cup, 4th TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3.

ZERO DRAMA (Danzero). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, A$409,100, Kilmore Cup, L, MVRC Geoff Torney Cup, VATC 125th Anniversary H., VRC Aluminates Chemical Industries H., VATC New Statesman H., Jayco Caravans H., 2d VRC Tauto Welter H., MVRC Wedgwood Vase H., Kwik Lok Welter H., Good Luck in 2004 H., VATC Lord Reims H., Pakenham Cup, MRC Samson H., MVRC Scobie Breasley H., Strathayr 2YO H., 3d VRC Hahn Premium Light H., MRC Silvan Australia P., MVRC TROA Owner Privileges for a Day H., 4th Kilmore Cup, L.

Bonne Affaire. 2 wins. See above.


3rd dam

HASTY DEPARTURE, by Red Anchor. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 2400m, A$156,000, Western Australian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Delina H., 2d VRC Gibson-Carmichael S., L, SAJC Morphettville P.H., L, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, VATC Kenneth McLean H., 3d VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2, 4th SAJC Southwark Queen of the South S., Gr.2. Half-sister to INDIA'S DREAM, Majace (dam of MAJESTIC DAWN), Haunting (dam of PHANTASMAL). Dam of 11 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ROYALE EXIT (Chief's Crown). Winner at 2000m, A$165,700, VATC Norman Robinson S., Gr.2, 2d VATC Schweppes Cup, L, MRC Violoncello H., 3d VRC Anzac Day S., L, Super Impose H.

Grey Jest (Rory's Jester). Winner at 2, STC Ripa 2YO H., 2d AJC TL Baillieu H., L, 3d AJC Widden S., L, STC Botanical Gardens 2YO H. Producer.

Hasty Jest. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, SAJC CIC Insurance H., Leilani 2YO H., 2d Oakbank RC P&O Services H., 3d SAJC Siegfried H., 4th SAJC Oaklands P., L. Dam of-

JOURNEY (Jeune). 3 wins from 2000m to 2100m, A$83,805, WATC Belmont Oaks, L, SAJC Sportingbet H. Producer.

Virtuose. 2 wins at 1350m, 1550m, STC Hartshill H., 3d AJC Cuddle H. Dam of-

VEROSSI (Verglas). 4 wins at 1600m, 1800m, A$159,650, WATC JC Roberts S., L, WA Week Eurythmic H., Lawmaker H., Westspeed 3YO H., 2d WATC Westspeed 3YO H., Part Pago H., Jungle Master P., 3d WATC Challenge S., L, Western Pago H.

Hasty Snip. 2 wins at 1100m, 1300m in Aust. Dam of-

Countersnip - Po Ching Treasure (H.K.) (Stratum). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, A$126,450, HK$4,617,475, to 2018-19, MRC CRV Hospital Helping Hand H., HKJC Begonia H., Lukfook Hugging Family Collection H., University Hall H., Grass Island H., 2d MRC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, SAJC Ryan Ferguson H., HKJC Collection H., France Galop Cup, Mei Zhou Hero H., Murray H., Gloucester H., 3d TTC Tasmanian Guineas, L, MVRC Alternate Railway 2YO H., TM Design Inglis Bonus H., HKJC Chevalier Property Development H.

Hasty Bird. Unplaced. Dam of-

LIM'S OBJECTIVE (O'Reilly). Champion 3YO in Singapore/Malaysia in 2007. 8 wins from 1200m to 1800m, S$931,498, Singapore TC 3YO Challenge (1st Leg), L, Raffles Cup, L, 3YO Challenge (3rd Leg), L, Open H., Class 4 H.-3 times, 2d Singapore TC 3YO Challenge (2nd Leg), L, Open H., 3d Singapore TC Kranji C S.

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