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Better Than Ready (AUS)

2009 More Than Ready (Southern Halo) x Sally's World (Agnes World)
Lyndhurst Stud

Champion Australian First Season Sire by winners and a leading Queensland sire (145 winners in 2022/23) … outstanding near black racehorse with 8 wins inc. 4 stakes victories at 3 & 4 … broke Northern Meteor’s Randwick 1200m track record … bred similarly to brilliant sire Sebring … stakes winners include Apache Chase, Chrysaor, Alpine Edge, The Odyssey, Tiger Legend, The Vowels, Skirt The Law, Better Get Set etc.

Lyndhurst Stud

Lyndhurst Stud

Stands at Lyndhurst Stud
2023 FEE: $27,500

One of Queensland’s most successful studs – and operated by the Kruger family since 1956 – Lyndhurst Stud is located south west of Brisbane at Warwick. Offering all professional thoroughbred services – from agistment and foaling to yearling sale preparation and high quality stallions, Lyndhurst Stud has Condamine River frontage with extensive irrigation throughout.

PO Box 348 , Warwick, QLD, 4370
+61 (07) 4661 1588
Jeff Kruger
0429 076 610
Griff Kruger
0427 010 096

Latest News

Chrysaor Completes a Red-Letter Day for Star Thoroughbreds

The Better Than Ready colt Chrysaor rounded out a memorable forty minutes for Chris Waller and Denise Martin’s Star Thoroughbreds when he returned to form in the $1,000,000 Group II Cincotta Chemist Callander-Presnell Stakes (1600m) at Randwick on Saturday.

20th 2YO Winner for Better than Ready

Spirit of Boom might be the front runner for siring two year-old winners this season with 23 on the board, but his Queensland rival Better Than Ready is not done with yet and added a 20th winner to his tally on Sunday.

Shamedy is a Little Rippa

The 2yo Better Than Ready gelding Shamedy brought his season to a close at Eagle Farm on Saturday in the same fashion as it started while compiling an exceptional record of five wins, three seconds, and a third in eleven starts.

Timely Breakthrough for Better Than Ready Filly Aristella

Lyndhurst Stud’s Better Than Ready moved into second place for individual 2yo winners when Aristella opened her winning account in the Cascade Maiden Plate (1200m) for fillies at Doomben on Wednesday.

Better Than Ready's Already A Star Makes Winning Debut

Natalie McCall looks to have secured a rare bargain in the long-striding Better Than Ready gelding Already A Star, who impressed on debut in the XXXX Dry Maiden Plate (1200m) at Eagle Farm.

Sires by Bloodline – More Than Ready

One of the most successful shuttle sires to ever come to Australia, More Than Ready (USA) was a much loved favourite at Vinery Stud.

Current Runners Accepted

Monday, December 4
Ballina Race 5 - 1250m Class 1
Better Class (ex: Decali) Tnr: John Wallace Rdr: Robbie Dolan
Queanbeyan Race 5 - 1200m Benchmark 58
Annual (ex: El Of A Time) Tnr: Mike Petrovic Rdr: Alysha Warren
Tuesday, December 5
Bendigo Race 2 - 1000m Maiden
Miss Gabbiano (ex: Seagull) Tnr: P and K Moody and Coleman Rdr: Brian Higgins
Bendigo Race 7 - 1600m Benchmark 58
The Yachtsman (ex: Sophia Lago) Tnr: Kelvin Bourke Rdr: Tatum Bull
Narromine Race 1 - 1600m Benchmark 58
Ready Made Doll (ex: Exciting Doll) Tnr: Kylie Kennedy Rdr: Heavelon Van Der Hoven
Wednesday, December 6
Balaklava Race 6 - 1050m Restricted 56
Magic Delta (ex: Cheap And Nasty) Tnr: Paula Trenwith Rdr: Nichola Yuen
Ipswich Race 1 - 800m Maiden
Mrs Kajudo (ex: Hidden Flair) Tnr: Kevin Kemp Rdr: Jimmy Byrne
Ipswich Race 2 - 800m Maiden
Secretly Better (ex: Secret Indulgence) Tnr: Kelly Schweida Rdr: James Orman
Ipswich Race 3 - 2150m Benchmark 58
Nitroglycerine (ex: Semisyn) Tnr: Bruce Brown Rdr: Ben E Thompson
Ipswich Race 5 - 1350m Maiden
Sharman Pete (ex: Sky Flower) Tnr: Lee Freedman Rdr: Boris Thornton
Ipswich Race 7 - 1100m Class 6
Sailor's Secret (ex: She Went Wish) Tnr: Kelly Schweida Rdr: Cejay Graham
Ipswich Race 7 - 1100m Class 6
Nord Lyon (ex: Miss Le Nord) Tnr: Chris Anderson Rdr: Robbie Dolan
Launceston Race 7 - 1600m Benchmark 64
Maarkle (ex: Jubilee) Tnr: John Luttrell Rdr: Erica Byrne Burke
Warwick Farm Race 3 - 1100m Maiden
Te Pani (ex: Did You Wink) Tnr: Annabel Neasham Rdr: Kerrin McEvoy
Thursday, December 7
Cairns Race 3 - 950m Class 3 0
King's Halo (ex: Dublette)
Tnr: Stephen Massingham
Friday, December 8
Canberra Race 4 - 1000m Benchmark 50 0
Hold (ex: Sellout)
Tnr: John Nisbet
Canberra Race 5 - 1200m Class 1 0
Hold (ex: Sellout)
Tnr: John Nisbet
Canberra Race 7 - 1000m Maiden 0
Te Pani (ex: Did You Wink)
Tnr: Annabel Neasham
Canterbury Race 7 - 1100m Maiden 0
Te Pani (ex: Did You Wink)
Tnr: Annabel Neasham
Devonport Synthetic Race 5 - 1350m Restricted 60 0
Maarkle (ex: Jubilee)
Tnr: John Luttrell
Moe Race 1 - 1100m Maiden 0
Miss Gabbiano (ex: Seagull)
Tnr: P and K Moody and Coleman
Scone Race 5 - 900m Maiden 0
Te Pani (ex: Did You Wink)
Tnr: Annabel Neasham
Saturday, December 9
Eagle Farm Race 1 - 1400m Open 0
The Vowels (ex: Mareeza)
Tnr: A J and T Edmonds
Eagle Farm Race 4 - 1300m Open LR
Better Get Set (ex: Ridolfi)
Tnr: S and M O'Dea and Hoysted
Eagle Farm Race 5 - 1000m Open LR
Steady Ready (ex: Our First Lady)
Tnr: T J and M Sears
Eagle Farm Race 7 - 1200m Benchmark 80 0
Sailor's Secret (ex: She Went Wish)
Tnr: Kelly Schweida
Eagle Farm Race 9 - 1500m Benchmark 70 0
Already A Star (ex: Tahlia Star)
Tnr: Natalie McCall
Eagle Farm Race 10 - 1400m Open 0
Betterletmedance (ex: Aware)
Tnr: David Vandyke
What A Weekend (ex: Weekend Saga)
Tnr: Stuart Kendrick
Trifling (ex: Wabeel)
Tnr: Helen Page
Kembla Grange Race 6 - 1500m Maiden 0
Warthog (ex: Elitist)
Tnr: Mick Attard
Rockhampton Race 5 - 1100m Maiden 0
Sweet Catena (ex: Catena)
Tnr: Stephen Rundle
Stawell Race 1 - 1100m Maiden 0
Miss Gabbiano (ex: Seagull)
Tnr: P and K Moody and Coleman
Stawell Race 6 - 1600m Restricted 58 0
The Yachtsman (ex: Sophia Lago)
Tnr: Kelvin Bourke
Stawell Race 7 - 1850m Restricted 58 0
The Yachtsman (ex: Sophia Lago)
Tnr: Kelvin Bourke
Toowoomba Race 1 - 1200m Benchmark 65 0
No Better Time (ex: No Time)
Tnr: Mark Currie
Toowoomba Race 6 - 1300m Maiden 0
Ready For Vegas (ex: Last Roll Of Dice)
Tnr: Indiana Turner
Ashmolean (ex: Rebel Exceed)
Tnr: Mark Currie
Toowoomba Race 7 - 870m Maiden 0
Runaround Sue (ex: Country Class)
Tnr: Caitlin Johnstone




Top Sales

2021 ex Secret Indulgence(NZ)
2021 ex New Wings(AUS)
2021 ex Where it Began(AUS)
2021 ex Scorched(AUS)
2021 ex Not a Single Woman(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

More Than Ready (USA) 1997
Sally's World (AUS) 2002
Southern Halo (USA) 1983
Woodman's Girl (USA) 1990
Agnes World (USA) 1995
Sally Magic (AUS) 1996
Halo (USA) 1974
Northern Sea (USA) 1974
Woodman (USA) 1981
Becky Be Good (USA) 1981
Danzig (USA) 1986
Mysteries (USA) 1986
Keltrice (AUS) 1990
Sleep Time Girl (AUS) 1988
Natalma: 5s x5d
Nearctic: 5s x5d
Northern Dancer: 4s x4d

Runners Today

Race 5 Better Class 4g ex: Decali 9th
Race 5 Annual 6m ex: El Of A Time 1st
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Yesterday's Results

1st Sunshine Coast: Better Be Nordy 4g ex Miss Le Nord
3rd Sha Tin: Miracles 5g ex Dance Moves
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Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
73.1% - (572)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
21.3% - (167)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
2.8% - (22)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
2.3% - (18)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
0.5% - (4)
Long 2400m+
0% - (0)

Top Nicks

9 wnrs , (2 sw) Alpine Edge
9 wnrs , (1 sw) Chrysaor
Fastnet Rock
7 wnrs , (1 sw) Better Get Set
4 wnrs , (1 sw) The Odyssey
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Tiger Legend
Canny Lad
2 wnrs , (1 sw) Better Reflection
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Apache Chase
1 wnrs , (1 sw) Jagged Edge
Exceed And Excel
12 wnrs Moriconi
11 wnrs Palate

Race Record

At 2
1st - Ramsay Health Care Hcp (1000)
4th - 0aks Hotels Hampden Stakes (1200) LR
At 3
1st - Brian Crowley Stakes (1200) LR
1st - Coca-Cola Falvelon Hcp (1200) LR
1st - Adco Mick Dittman Plate (1000) LR
1st - Darley Australia Hcp (1110)
1st - Ormiston College Redback Hcp (1110)
2nd - Coca-Cola Amatil Hcp (1000)
3rd - B'berg Distilling Co. Btc Cup (1200) Gr.1
3rd - Jim Beam 3yo Hcp (1200)
At 4
1st - Brisbane R.C. Keith Noud Hcp (1200) LR
1st - Club Super Hcp (1000)
4th - Schweppes Rubiton Stakes (1100) Gr.2

Stud MediaMore Media

Doomben double for Better Than Ready highlighted by impressive score for 3YO filly Betterletmedance

Fee History

2022-$24,200 , 2021-$33,000 , 2020-$33,000 , 2019-$33,000 , 2018-$9,900 , 2017-$9,900 , 2016-$9,900 , 2015-$9,900

Sons of More Than Ready at Stud in Australasia