Sire: Better Than Ready
Foaled: Aug 28, 2019
Trainer: Rob Heathcote
Silks: White, Gold And Black Band, Black And Gold Stars Sleeves, Black Cap
He looks very early which is typical of the breed, racy type ideal for the $2M 2yo Magic Millions Classic.
Rob Heathcote needs no introduction, terrific trainer and one of the best blokes in racing. Had many a Group 1 winner Rob, headlined by the former sprinting superstar in BUFFERING.
I’m keeping 10% in him!!
MAGIC MILLIONS & QTIS!!
5% $2,750 / 10% $5,500
BAY COLT (AUS)
|Foaled 28th August 2019|
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 180 rnrs, 101 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.
AZZAREYA, by Nicconi. Unraced. This is her second foal. Dam of one foal to race.
SPIRIT OF THE NILE, by Encosta de Lago. Unraced. Half-sister to DESERT EAGLE - GRAND DELIGHT (H.K.). Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 2 winners, inc:-
She's Sizzling. Winner at 1200m in 2019-20 in Aust.
Trestrail. Winner at 1200m in Aust.
Ready to Chase. Placed at 3 in 2020-21, 2d SCTC Wealthmed H.
Amon. Placed at 3 in Aust.
EGYPTIAN IBIS, by Straight Strike. 2 wins at 2, VRC Waltzing Lily H., L, MVRC Buy Australian 2YO H., 3d MVRC Silver Jubilee S., L, 4th VRC Bloodhorse Breeders P., Gr.2, VATC Quezette S., L. Dam of 13 foals, 10 to race, 6 winners, inc:-
DESERT EAGLE - GRAND DELIGHT (H.K.) (Hurricane Sky). Horse of the Year & Champion Sprinter in Hong Kong in 2002-03. 11 wins from 1000m to 1600m, A$570,425, HK$15,131,000, VRC Emirates S., Gr.1, Sutcliffe S., L, VATC Zeditave S., L, HKJC Bauhinia Sprint Trophy, L, Centenary Sprint Cup, L, Chairman's Sprint Prize, L, Chinese Club Challenge Cup, L, VATC Programmed Maintenance P., HKJC National Day H., National It's New Life H., 2d VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, VATC Autumn S., Gr.3, HKJC Bonham H., 3d HKJC Sha Tin Vase, L, Chevalier Cup, L, Sha Tin Trophy, L, Sha Tin Futurity Trophy, L, Sha Tin Sprint Trophy, L, 4th HKJC Sha Tin Vase, L.
Keighran. Winner at 1200m, 2d MVRC CRT Crop Care Pontiac P.
El Cairo. Winner at 1400m, 2d STC Theraces.com.au H., 3d AJC Stylish Century H., 4th AJC Canonbury S., L.
Shifting Sands. 5 wins to 1300m in Aust.
Blue Ibis. Winner at 1650m in Aust. Dam of-
Mighty Chic (Langfuhr). Champion Older Female Miler & Stayer in Malaysia in 2008. 8 wins from 1200m to 2000m, 603,636Rgt. in Malaysia, Penang TC Tattersalls Trophy, Selangor TC Wilayah Silver Bowl, 2d Penang TC Yang di Pertua Negeri Gold Cup, L.
Pharoah's Spirit. Placed at 2 in Aust. Dam of-
Eagle Spirit. 7 wins to 1450m, A$165,844, to 2020-21, Cranbourne TC Procon Developments H., 3d Moe RC Nextra Sprint H.
Cheronbutch. 6 wins from 1200m to 1900m, A$109,040, MRC Betfair H.-twice, 2d MVRC Mitchelton Wines H., 3d MRC Betfair H.-twice.
Perero. 4 wins to 1400m, TTC John Dakin Financial Services H., 2d TRC Jayco H., 3d TTC Craig Hanson Memorial H., Don Heads H.
Desert Ibis. Raced once. Dam of-
Agadir. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$131,995, ATC Vinery Yearlings H., 2d ATC Klink H., 3d ATC Inglis Bonus H.
ROYAL FILOU, by Norfolk Air. Raced once. Half-sister to GREATNESS, RINGTRUE, Young Craig - Craig Win (Aust.), Neoki. Dam of 9 named foals, all winners, inc:-
EGYPTIAN IBIS (Straight Strike). 2 wins. See above.
Strike Force. 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 1600m, A$159,563, VRC Rowland Gardner Merchant H., MVRC TROA Trophy, VATC Veneda H., 2d VRC Fiesta Star H., MVRC Wedgwood Vase H., 4th VRC Carbine Club S., L, Sutcliffe S., L, VATC Mercedes-Benz S., L.
Cosmic Beam. 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, A$222,750, MVRC Dr JG Sheahan P., Night Racing H.-twice, MRC Millefleurs H., VRC Vivarchi 2YO H., MRC Snippets H., 2d MRC Canny Lass H., 3d MVRC TBV P., MRC Sandown Park UK H. Dam of-
Cosmic Causeway (Shamardal). 9 wins from 1300m to 1800m, A$400,841, MRC Wayne Beauglehole H., Jack Elliott H., Story Landscaping H., Court Jester Hotel H., SAJC Schweppes Agrum H., MRC Le Pine Funerals H., MVRC Fields of Omagh Marquee H., 3d Kilmore Cup, L.
Always Forever. 6 wins to 1500m, A$86,995, VRC Playful Princess H., VATC Goleen H., Paisley H., 2d VRC Maidstone H., 3d VATC Monash Open Day H. Dam of-
Far Horizons (Scenic). 9 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, A$463,047, MRC Luskin Star 2YO H., WATC Celestial Show Sprint H., Baileys Flavours Sprint H., Darwin TC Palmerston Sprint H., WATC Mines Social Club H., Rare Flyer H., 2d MVRC Red Anchor S., Gr.3, 3d SAJC Durbridge S., L.