More Than Ready , who has sired 69 stakes winners, once again will shuttle to Tom Simon’s Vinery Australia near Scone, New South Wales, where he will stand for AUST$121,000 (approximately $112,000 in United States funds). The 13-year-old stallion (Southern Halo--Woodman’s Girl, by Woodman) is based at Vinery near Lexington. His current Kentucky fee is $30,000.
More Than Ready's Australian runners also include 2-year-old champions Sebring and Phelan Ready, respective winners of the 2008 and 2009 Aami Golden Slipper Stakes (Aust-I), plus other Australian group I winners Benicio, Carry On Cutie, More Joyous, and Perfectly Ready.
Vinery Australia will be standing several other stallions, including 2008 Eclipse Award winner and dual classic winner Big Brown , who currently stands at Robert N. Clay’s Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., for a fee of $55,000. Big Brown’s Southern Hemisphere fee is AUST$44,000 (approximately $40,800 in U.S. funds). Big Brown is by Boundary out of the Nureyev mare Mien.
Stallion / Fee
More Than Ready $121,000
Testa Rossa $44,000
Big Brown $44,000
Bel Danoro $4,400
*all fees are inclusive of GST