2020 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale

Lot: 37

Type: Yearling
Vendor: Aquis Farm Operations, Murrurundi, NSW (As Agent for Aquis Farm)
Sire: Better Than Ready (AUS)
Dam: Spritely Girl (AUS)
Colour: Brown or Black
Sex: Filly
DOB: 09 September 2018
Buyer: Ontrack Thoroughbreds Pty Ltd, QLD $85,000

Significant Pedigree Updates

From the same family as BONS AWAY (2013.g. by Bon Hoffa-Villa Albani, by Mossman-Villa Valencia).
4th MRC (Caulfield) WJ Adams S. L
From the same family as STRONGER (2016.c. by Not a Single Doubt-Star Pupil, by Starcraft-Ain't Seen Nothin').
1st HKJC Fanling H.

Account of AQUIS FARM OPERATIONS, Murrurundi, NSW. (As Agent for Aquis Farm)

Lot 37 (100% GST) BLACK OR BROWN FILLY   Stable H 14

Foaled 9th September 2018                           Branded :  nr sh; 80 over 8 off sh





More Than Ready

Southern Halo


Woodman's Girl


Sally's World

Agnes World


Sally Magic





Bel Esprit

Royal Academy






Luskin Star

Polar Maid



BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2-to 1200m, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 93 rnrs, 46 wnrs, inc. SW Better Reflection (BRC Calaway Gal S., L), Jagged Edge, The Odyssey and of Betaima, Girls are Ready, Golly Hutt, Raging Pole, Ready to Roam, Well Prepared, Xanthus, Ready for Magic, Broncks, Cleary Adonis, Epicurious, Miss Too Fly, Wishfilly, Arnwood, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.


1st dam

SPRITELY GIRL, by Bel Esprit. 4 wins at 1205m. This is her first foal.

2nd dam

GLADDEN, by Covetous. 7 wins 1000m to 1400m, VATC Grace Darling H., February H. Sister to Patou (dam of POLAR SUCCESS), half-sister to Maid for Me (dam of BRING ME THE MAID), Icecapade (dam of AIN'T SEEN NOTHIN'). Dam of 11 named foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

Denise's Diamond. 4 wins 1015m to 1400m, QTC Darley H. Grandam of-

NOTHINGILIKEMORE (Husson). 6 wins-5 in succession-to 1600m, $2,141,341, Hong Kong Classic Mile, L, HKJC Power of Music H.

3rd dam

POLAR MAID, by Khairpour. Raced 3 times. Half-sister to BIT OF A SKITE, SHAGOLVIN (dam of YANKEE GOLD), GOOD SHOW - TAMAN SINGAPURA (Mal.), Olympic Aim (dam of CIRCLES OF GOLD, GOLD WELLS). Dam of 15 named foals, 11 to race, 9 winners, inc:-

Patou (Covetous). 8 wins 1000m to 1200m, $185,798, AJC Exeter H., 2d AJC Angst H., L, 4th AJC Challenge S., Gr.2. Dam of 9 winners-

POLAR SUCCESS (Success Express). 4 wins at 2 to 1200m, $2,171,505, STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1, Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2.

Eau de Joie (Encosta de Lago). 4 wins at 1200m, 1600m, $168,624, MRC Snitzel H., 2d SAJC City of Adelaide H., L. Dam of 3 winners-

SAMBRO (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1400m, 1600m, $834,282, BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, Hawkesbury Guineas, Gr.3.

Maid for Me. Winner at 2 at 1300m, AJC Petersham H. Dam of 5 winners-

BRING ME THE MAID (Sebring). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1000m, 1200m, $785,200, ATC Magic Night S., Gr.2, 3d ATC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1.

Icecapade. 3 wins-1 at 2-to 1300m, 2d STC Proud Miss H. Dam of 8 winners-

AIN'T SEEN NOTHIN' (Nothin' Leica Dane). 8 wins to 1600m, VRC Let's Elope S., L, 3d MRC Underwood S., Gr.1. Dam of 7 winners-

BACHMAN (All American). 4 wins-2 at 2-1200m to 1400m, $436,410, ATC Schweppervescence H., Gr.3, GCTC Goldmarket H., L.

STEPITUP (Hussonet). Horse of the Year in Singapore. 15 wins-4 in succession-1000m to 2000m, $2,139,681, Singapore 3YO Classic, L.

Star Pupil. Winner at 1400m. Dam of 2 winners-

STRONGER (Not a Single Doubt). 3 wins at 2 900m to 1200m, $240,085, in 2018-19, GCTC Ken Russell Memorial Classic, Gr.3.

Villa Valencia. Unraced. Grandam of-

BONS AWAY (Bon Hoffa). 6 wins-4 in succession-at 1000m, 1200m, $553,490, to 2018-19, MRC WJ Adams S., L, 2d VRC TAB S., Gr.2.

MR MARBELLOUZ (Love Conquers All). 8 wins-4 in succession-to 1200m, $309,825, to 2018-19, BRC Ascot H., L, 3d BRC Spear Chief H., L.



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