Sire: Better Than Ready

Colour: Brown

Dam: Civita

Sex: Filly

Age: 4

Foaled: Oct 28, 2019

Country: Australia

Owners: Kendrick Racing (Mgr: S W Kendrick), D J Ayliffe, R J Hunter, M F Casey, D C Casey, G X Ryan, S A Hunter, T Schultz, Mrs L M Schultz, Mrs A C Grant-Taylor, M Grant-Taylor, J J McDonald & Mrs T S Ayliffe

19: 2 - 2 - 3
Wins: 10.5%
Place: 26.3%




Foaled 28th October 2019

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
CIVITA (AUS) Cotehele HouseMy Swanee

BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 168 rnrs, 96 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, Betaima, Girls are Ready, Golly Hutt, Raging Pole, Ready to Roam, Well Prepared, Xanthus, Already Blessed, Better Get Set, Eelloh, Georgie's Pride, Ready for Magic, etc.


1st dam

CIVITA, by Commands. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m in Aust. This is her sixth foal. Her fifth foal is a 2YO. Dam of three foals to race, all winners-

Captain Jamie (g. by Captain Sonador). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, S$335,149, Singapore TC Flying Fulton S., Initiation P., Class 3 H., 2d Singapore TC Super Easy S., Vladimir Duric S., Class 3 H., 3d Singapore Guineas, L, Singapore 3YO Sprint, L, Singapore TC Vladimir Duric S., Class 3 H.

Show Command (g. by Show a Heart). 4 wins from 1400m to 1650m, A$110,950, 2d BRC Coastal Fresh H., Channel 7 2YO P., SCTC Yalumba H.

Crazy Good (g. by Falvelon). Winner at 2 in Aust.


2nd dam

CASTELLANA, by Marscay. Winner at 2050m in Aust. Dam of 7 foals, all raced, 6 winners, inc:-

Deflect. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1800m, MVRC Royal Women's Hospital 2YO P., HKJC Wah Fu H., Yue Yee H., 2d VRC Murray Cox 2YO H., 3d HKJC Sapphire H.

Stella Command. 11 wins to 1400m, A$164,953, 2d MRC Mistress Anne H., Quercia Capital H., Euclase H., 3d MRC City of Opportunity H., MVRC H., STC Integra H., Michael Hansell Signs Race Day 2YO H.

Reigning Rhythm. 6 wins from 1300m to 2000m, A$90,165, 3d ATC Testa Rossa at Vinery H.

Bolshoi Devoushka. Winner at 1400m, 3d ATC TAB Highway P.

Civita. 6 wins. See above.

Monaco Star. 3 wins from 1100m to 1600m in Aust. Dam of-

Star of the Orient. 2 wins at 2, WATC Lisa Tobin Westspeed 2YO H., 2d WATC Westspeed Nursery H., 3d WATC Perthracing H.


3rd dam

MIRARE, by Caro. Unraced. Half-sister to TEXAS GEM, Arctic Scene (dam of COURVOISIER), First Mirage (dam of CLASSY MIRAGE, MISSY'S MIRAGE, JOEY'S FIRST JOVE), Mountain Sunshine (dam of COUNTRY PINE), Nobiliare (dam of INDIAN SKIMMER). Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Bargain. 5 wins from 1300m to 1600m, A$190,360, AJC Bhima H., Accident & Health International H., Movers & Shakers H., Darling Harbour Welter H., Hyperno H., 2d AJC Rogilla Flying Welter H., STC Citrus Flying Welter H., AJC Honda Accord H., Ocean Bound H., 3d AJC 2KY Racing Radio Welter H., Bunnerong 2YO H., STC Guildford Leagues Club Welter H., Russian Friendship Welter H., NSW Tatt's RC Pontac Finance Welter H.


4th dam

GRAY MIRAGE, by Bold Bidder. 4 wins, Suffolk Downs Pinafore S., L, 2d Golden Gate Golden Poppy H., L, Suffolk Downs My Fair Lady H., L, 3d Santa Anita Santa Barbara H., Gr.1, Garden State Betsy Ross H., Gr.3, Rockingham Princess Doreen H., L. Sister to BOLD IMPULSE, half-sister to DARK MIRAGE, Prince of Reason, Dusky Evening (dam of JAVAMINE), Reunion (dam of SARATOGA REVELRY). Dam of 12 foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

TEXAS GEM (Canonero). 9 wins, US$130,497, Louisiana Downs Airline S., L.

Arctic Scene. Raced twice. Dam of-

COURVOISIER (Hennessy). 2 wins at 1200m, 1750m, A$175,960, STC Gloaming S., Gr.2, Aristocrat H., 2d AJC Canonbury S., L, Tamarama 2YO H., 3d AJC George Main S., Gr.1, STC Peter Pan S., Gr.2, AJC Bankstown Club 2YO H., City Tatt's RC Chairman's 2YO P. Sire.

Minnie Me. 4 wins to 1200m, A$107,440, AJC Reavill Farm H., De Bortoli Yarra Valley H. Dam of-

CENT PER CENT (Secret Savings). 8 wins-2 at 2-from 1150m to 1600m, NZ$71,200, A$390,950, Gosford Guineas, L, Wyong RC Magic Millions S.

Stay Sharpe. Unplaced. Dam of-

Manazil. 3 wins at 1m, 1¼m in GB. Dam of-

Sinful Pleasure. 2 wins at 1½m, 12¼f in Ireland. Dam of-

PAIARDINA (Casamento). 4 wins-2 at 2-at 1500m, 2000m, €106,335, Rome Premio Archidamia, L, 2d Milan Oaks d'Italia, Gr.2.

Dual Blessing. Unraced. Dam of-

Diamonds n Pearls. 6 wins at 6f, 8½f, US$141,600, Churchill Downs Allowance 3YO+f&m. Dam of-

CAT SHAKER (Catienus). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1m to 8½f, US$190,330, Turfway Park Rushaway S., L, 3d Mountaineer Park Independence Day S., L.

Dinah's Pearls. Winner at 1m, US$87,500 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Adriatic Dream (Wild Desert). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 8½f, US$184,321, Belmont Allowance, 2d Belmont Eventail S., L. Dam of-

NIKO'S DREAM (Central Banker). 4 wins at 1m, 8½f, US$280,900, to 2020, Gulfstream Park My Charmer S., L, 2d Belmont New York Stallion S. (3YOf), L.

Dual Threat. Winner at 2 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Potridual. Unraced. Dam of-

TOCOFONDO (Engrillado). 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Argentina, San Isidro Clasico Botafogo, L.

First Mirage. Unraced. Dam of-

MISSY'S MIRAGE (Stop the Music). 14 wins-2 at 2, US$838,894, Belmont Shuvee H., Gr.1, Hempstead H., Gr.1, Aqueduct First Flight H., Gr.2, Pimlico Columbia S., Gr.3, 2d Saratoga Ballerina S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Distaff H., Gr.2, Bed o' Roses H., Gr.2, Belmont First Flight H., Gr.2, Prioress S., Gr.2, Genuine Risk S., Gr.2, Vagrancy H., Gr.3, 3d Belmont Astarita S., Gr.2. Dam of-

APPREHENDER (Posse). 11 wins to 7f, US$730,694, Prairie Meadows Ed Skinner S., L, 2d Oaklawn Park Count Fleet Sprint H., Gr.3.

Flash Act. 2 wins at 8¼f, 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

NINE ROUTE (The Factor). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, US$128,948, Aqueduct Gander S., L.

CLASSY MIRAGE (Storm Bird). 13 wins, US$716,712, Saratoga Ballerina H., Gr.1, Aqueduct Distaff H., Gr.2, Bed o' Roses H., Gr.2, Belmont Prioress S., Gr.2, Genuine Risk H., Gr.2, Gallant Bloom H., L, Saratoga Honorable Miss S., L, 2d Saratoga Ballerina S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Fall Highweight H., Gr.2, 3d Belmont Beldame S., Gr.1, Meadowlands Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3-twice, Garden State Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3. Dam of-

DUBLIN (Afleet Alex). 2 wins at 2, US$438,949, Saratoga Hopeful S., Gr.1, 2d Oaklawn Park Southwest S., Gr.3, 3d Oaklawn Park Arkansas Derby, Gr.1, Rebel S., Gr.2. Sire.

Mike's Way. Winner at 6f, US$80,895 in U.S.A. Dam of-

Marian Sh Temple. Placed in Argentina. Dam of-

MANIPULER (Grand Reward). 6 wins-1 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m in Argentina, Palermo Clasico Old Man, Gr.3, San Isidro Handicap Simonside, Palermo Handicap Jorge H Iglesias, Especial Asociacion Amigos de la Av San Martin y Adyacencias. Sire.

Ours. Unraced. Dam of-

SONNETEER (Midnight Lute). 3 wins at 8½f, 1½m, US$595,776, Oaklawn Park Fifth Season S., L, 2d Oaklawn Park Rebel S., Gr.2.

JOEY'S FIRST JOVE (Northern Jove). 18 wins-1 at 2, US$309,072, Garden State Joyce Kilmer H., L, Equus H., L.

Nobiliare. Unraced. Dam of-

INDIAN SKIMMER (Storm Bird). Top of The 1988 European 4YO+ & 1987 French 3YO Free Hs (1900m - 2100m). Top filly on The 1989 European 4YO+ Classification. 10 wins from 1800m to 2100m, £479,407, 2,384,600fr., US$216,000, Chantilly Prix de Diane, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Prix d'Ispahan, Gr.1, Newmarket Champion S., Gr.1, Phoenix Champion S., Gr.1, Newmarket Sun Chariot S., Gr.2, Sandown Gordon Richards S., Gr.3, York Musidora S., Gr.3, 2d York International S., Gr.1, 3d Breeders' Cup Turf S., Gr.1, Sandown Eclipse S., Gr.1, Brigadier Gerard S., Gr.3. Producer.

Vaguely Sensitive. Raced twice. Dam of-

Landrail. Placed in GB. Dam of-

COME SEE YOU (Sri Pekan). 5 wins from 1650m to 2000m, £2,265, S$530,000, HK$4,952,000, Singapore Classic, Gr.3, HKJC Pacific Ocean H., 2d HKJC Queen Mother Memorial Cup, L, Sha Tin Futurity Trophy, L.

Alam Jehan. Unraced. Dam of-

SMILE STONE (Juniper). 13 wins at 1200m, 1400m in India, Bangalore City Gold Cup, L, Bangalore Chief Minister's Cup, L.

Silabteni. Unraced. Dam of-

TOUCH OF THE BLUES (Cadeaux Genereux). 8 wins-4 at 2-from 1300m to 1600m, 710,143fr., US$1,517,540, 20,000Dm., Woodbine Atto Mile S., Gr.1, Keeneland Maker's Mark Mile S., Gr.2, Criterium de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix du Pin, L, 2d Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1, Hollywood Park Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.1, 3d Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.1, Hollywood Park Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, Keeneland Maker's Mark Mile S., Gr.2, Santa Anita San Simeon H., Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Eclipse, Gr.3. Sire.

Rare Edition. Unraced. Dam of-

CRAWDADDY (Girolamo). 2 wins at 6f, 7f, US$103,200, Belmont New York Stallion S. (3YOc&g), L.

Mountain Sunshine. Unraced. Dam of-

COUNTRY PINE (His Majesty). 7 wins-1 at 2, US$239,618, Aqueduct Withers S., Gr.2, Discovery H., Gr.3, Queens County H., Gr.3, 2d Aqueduct Wood Memorial S., Gr.1, Bowie Governor's Cup, Gr.3, 3d Gulfstream Park Hutcheson S., Gr.3. Sire.

Sun Peak. Unraced. Dam of-

Glopex. 4 wins at 1m, 8½f in U.S.A. Dam of-

OMG (Jules). 3 wins at 1600m, 2000m in Brazil, Gavea G.P. Professor Nova Monteiro, Gr.3, 2d Gavea Prova Especial Jayme Augusto Calvet de Vasconcello, 3d Gavea Classico Primavera, L, Prova Especial Raphael de Souza Paiva.

NOPEX (Jules). 3 wins from 1300m to 1800m in U.S.A. and Brazil, Gavea G.P. Nestor Jost, Gr.3, Gulfstream Park Allowance.

Pega Rapaz. Winner at 1900m in Brazil. Dam of-

ULTRAPASSANDO (Wild Event). 8 wins from 1600m to 2200m in U.S.A. and Brazil, Taruma G.P. Derby Paranaense, Gr.3, Cidade Jardim Classico Delegacoes Turfisticas, L, 2d Cidade Jardim G.P. Presidente Antonio Correa Barbosa, Gr.2, G.P. Piratininga, Gr.2.

Northern Pine. Unraced. Dam of-

SPRING THAW (His Majesty). 5 wins from 1500m to 2400m, A$241,930, QTC PJ O'Shea S., Gr.2, SAJC Dewar's Cup, Gr.3, 2d QTC Brisbane Cup, Gr.1, SAJC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, Labor Day Cup, L, Geelong Cup, L, 3d SAJC Rain Lover P., Gr.3, VATC Fashion S., L. Dam of-

BOREALE (Octagonal). 7 wins from 1200m to 2050m, A$597,450, AJC Villiers S., Gr.2, QTC Members H., L, VRC Dulcify H., MVRC Sky Channel H., Keith Loughnan Memorial H., 2d GCTC AD Hollindale S., Gr.2, 3d AJC Doncaster H., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3.

DONAR (Canny Lad). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 2050m, A$352,680, MVRC AAMI Vase, Gr.3, 2d VRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, 3d Victoria Derby, Gr.1, QTC Castlemaine S.H., Gr.1.

THE NORTH (Marauding). 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$209,300, AJC Carbine Club S., L, Tamworth JC Prime Television H., L.

WILD WOLVERINE (Wolf Power). 5 wins at 1200m, 1600m, R267,336, Newmarket George Azzie Memorial H., L, 2d Turffontein Fillies & Mares S., Gr.2. Dam of-

GONE WILD (Western Winter). 6 wins from 1400m to 1800m, R329,655, Kenilworth Ladies Mile, L, 3d Kenilworth Ladies Mile, L. Dam of-

LOBO'S LEGEND (Trippi). 3 wins from 1150m to 1800m, R1,360,275, HK$2,823,000, to 2020-21, Turffontein South African Classic, Gr.1, HKJC Belcher Bay H., 2d HKJC Lung Yat H., Tai Ping Shan H., Hebe Hill H., Turffontein Betting World P., 3d HKJC Mercury H., Cheung Shan H., Sham Chung H.

SCHISM (Count Dubois). 3 wins from 1400m to 2200m, R204,700, Kenilworth Winter Oaks, L, Winter Series Racedays H. Dam of-

SEEKING THE STARS (Vercingetorix). 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, R747,000, in 2020-21, Kenilworth Cape Classic, Gr.3, Ready to Run S.

Scent of Pine (Badger Land). 4 wins from 1600m to 2000m, R154,090, 2d Kenilworth Winter Oaks, L. Dam of-

PINE PRINCESS (Captain Al). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1000m to 2450m, R1,470,125, Turffontein South African Oaks, Gr.1, Yellowwood H., Gr.3, Clairwood King's Pact S., SNA Consulting Engineers Juvenile P., 2d Greyville Woolavington 2000 S., Gr.1, Turffontein Ipi Tombe Challenge, Gr.2, Clairwood Devon Air S., L, Turffontein Racing Association P., 3d Greyville Golden Slipper, Gr.1, 4th Kenilworth Paddock S., Gr.1, Turffontein South African Fillies Classic, Gr.1.

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