Better Than Ready X Hepburn
1 year old Bay Filly
Sire: Better Than Ready Dam: Hepburn
The filly is by Australia’s current Leading Sire of 2YO winners Better Than Ready who had a terrific 2021 Magic Millions day. His son The Odyssey won the $1 Million QTIS race taking his career earnings to over $1.7M. Stakes winner Alpine Edge was brave in running 2nd in the $2 Million 2YO Classic and Group 3 winner Apache Chase ran a good 4th in the $2 Million 3YO Guineas.
Better Than Ready’s sire More Than Ready is renowned the world over as the BEST sire of winners the world has ever seen having sired more than 1795 winners. The next closest was Danehill with just over 1600 winners. Incidentally, the cross of Danehill (and his sons) and the More Than Ready line has been one of the most successful crosses producing a plethora of Group performers.
The filly is out of the Exceed and Excel (Danehill) former Darley mare Hepburn (raced twice and retired due to injury) a full sister to Stakes winner, Inquiry, winner of 10 (4 in succession) and over $257Kand Group placed, Cloak, winner of 6 (4 in succession) and over $237K.
The filly’s maternal Grandsire, Exceed and Excel needs little introduction as he was an Australian Champion sprinter and remains dominant as the world’s best sire of juvenile Stakes winners. The sire of 16 individual Group 1 winners and one of only 13 stallions to sire over 170 Stakes winners (currently 178).
The filly is eligible and will be paid up for both QTIS added bonuses the Magic Millions Race Series
Please click on the link to view her parade video: https://youtu.be/AxsyldrcFok