Sire: Better Than Ready
Dam: Zaripova
Colour: Bay
Gender: Filly
Age: 3 year old
Foaled: Sep 11th, 2016
Country: Australia
Silks: Navy, Navy And White Quartered Checks, Checked Armbands And Cap


Ms N Burke & M J O'Connell

Career Record: 0 - 0 - 0 - 0

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Bay or Brown fillyFoaled in 2016

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
DamTesta RossaPeruginoDanzig
ZARIPOVA (AUS) Bo DapperSir Dapper
2009So DivineSo FactualKnown Fact
  Divina MiaDowsing

BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, $484,875, ATC Brian Crowley S., L, BRC Falvelon H., L, Mick Dittman P., L, Keith Noud H., L, Darley Australia H., Club Super H., Ramsay Health Care 2YO H., 3d BRC BTC Cup, Gr.1, 4th MRC Rubiton S., Gr.2, BRC Hampden S., L. Out of a half-sister to SW Publishing (VRC Standish H., Gr.3) and SW Miss Mooney Mooney. Sire of The Odyssey, Betaima, Better Reflection and of the placegetters Arnwood, Ready's Girl, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

ZARIPOVA, by Testa Rossa. 2 wins at 1600m in Aust. Half-sister to Merchant. Dam of two named foals, one to race, inc:-

Rear View Mirror (f. by Pluck). Winner at 1000m in 2018-19 in Aust.


2nd dam

SO DIVINE, by So Factual. Winner at 2 in GB. Half-sister to ANTEDILUVIAN. Dam of 8 named foals, 7 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Merchant (Fubu). 7 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$24,720, S$462,685, Singapore TC Open H., Class 2 H., Bali Island S., Class 3 H., Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Three Rings Trophy, L, Storm Racer S., Kranji A S., MRC Geelong Cup Packages H., 3d Singapore TC Woodlands H., L, Paititi Gold Trophy, L, Singapore 3YO Classic, L, Kranji A S., Open H., 4th Singapore TC EW Barker Trophy, L.

Sky Heart. 2 wins at 1350m, Ipswich TC Sky Racing P., G Stower Fundraiser Raceday H., 3d BRC Suez P.

Gusinsky. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, VRC Hula Chief 2YO H., 3d MVRC Dexta Corporation H., Singapore TC Class 3 H.

Zaripova. 2 wins. See above.

Bontempelli. Winner at 1400m, Singapore TC Kranji D S., 2d Singapore TC Compassionate S.

Testing Time. Winner at 1200m, Singapore TC Chevron S.


3rd dam

DIVINA MIA, by Dowsing. Winner at 2, Kempton Wigan S., 3d Sandown Riverdance Amateur Limited S. Half-sister to Fetoon (dam of MARKHAM). Dam of 15 foals, 14 to race, 7 winners, inc:-

ANTEDILUVIAN (Air Express). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 8¼f, Sandown Distaff S., L. Dam of-

Dance the Rain. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2000m in GB and Saudi Arabia, Al-Janadriah Asia, Australia & New Zealand Cup, 2d Haydock Pertemps H., 3d Newmarket Sagecare Nursing & Care 2YO S.

Mine Host. 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, £17,682, HK$2,502,000, HKJC Audemars Piguet Royal Oaks H., Douglas H., 2d Epsom Stanley Racing Blue Riband Trial S., HKJC Money Talks H., 3d Doncaster Mitsubishi Diamond Vision S., HKJC Wong Nai Chung H., Audemars Piguet Deva H., 4th Royal Ascot Chesham S., L.

Divinitus. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 7f, 9f, Curragh K&M Timber 2YO S., 3d Leopardstown Tinakilly Country House Hotel H., 4th Leopardstown Eyrefield S., L.


4th dam

Hardihostess, by Be My Guest. 2 wins at 2, York Knavesmire H., 3d Lingfield Oaks Trial S., Gr.3, Goodwood Lupe S., L. Half-sister to SHIRLEY HEIGHTS, In Perpetuity (dam of BARON FERDINAND, LOVE EVERLASTING), Bempton (dam of GULL NOOK, BANKET, MR PINTIPS), Millieme (dam of MYTH TO REALITY). Dam of 10 named foals, 6 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

Impetuous Air. 4 wins-2 at 2-at 7f in GB, Norway and Sweden, Ovrevoll Peugeot Pokallop, Taby Vinterfavoriternas Pris, 4th Sandown Milcars Star S., L. Producer.

Fetoon. Placed at 2 in GB. Dam of-

MARKHAM (Salieri). 4 wins from 1600m to 2500m, A$452,180, South Australian Derby, Gr.1, SAJC Veuve Clicquot S., L, 3d VRC Melbourne Cup, Gr.1, Pura Milk H., 4th VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1.

Hospitable (Luskin Star). Winner at 1100m, A$81,940, 2d VRC Let's Elope S., L, 3d VATC Blue Diamond Prelude, Gr.3. Dam of-

FUBU (Last Tycoon). 3 wins from 1300m to 1800m, A$750,100, VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.2, Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, QTC Queensland Day H., 2d VATC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1, Eat Well Live Well Cup, Gr.1, 3d MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VATC Zeditave S., L, 4th VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Sire.

PAVLOVA (Singspiel). 2 wins at 1650m, 2050m, A$102,650, MVRC JRA Cup, L, 2d MRC Ken King Thoroughbreds Cup H., 4th Queensland Oaks, Gr.1. Producer.

Friend for Life. Unplaced. Dam of-

Averami. Winner at 7f in GB. Dam of-

SIDE GLANCE (Passing Glance). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, £300,401, US$293,115, A$868,500, S$60,000, HK$726,000, 3,725,050Dhs, VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3, Salisbury Sovereign S., Gr.3, Ascot Paradise S., L, Windsor Royal Windsor S., L, 2d Newmarket Joel S., Gr.2, York Strensall S., Gr.3, 3d Royal Ascot Queen Anne S., Gr.1, Monmouth United Nations S., Gr.1, MRC Caulfield S., Gr.1, Arlington Million S., Gr.1-twice, Ascot Summer Mile, Gr.2, York S., Gr.2.


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