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More Than Ready Adds US Black-Type
Vinery Stud shuttler More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a US black-type success when daughter Saucey Evening (More Than Ready-Jeweled Lady, by General Meeting) prevailed in a 3-way photo-finish to the US$61,000 Listed Starine Stakes (8 furlongs on turf) for 3YO fillies at Hollywood Park in California. Saucey Evening (ridden by Jose Valdivia for trainer Graham Motion) scored by a neck from Spirit Seeker (Peace Rules-Wild Gal, by Wild Again) with a further neck to Hermione’s Magic (Systematic-Eleonor Sympson, by Cadeaux Genereux). Saucey Evening now has 4 wins (also including 2008’s Listed California Cup Juvenile Fillies Stakes over 8.5 furlongs at Santa Anita) & 3 placings (including February’s Gr1 Las Virgenes Stakes over 8 furlongs at Santa Anita & 2008’s Listed California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Stakes over 5.5 furlongs at Del Mar) from 12 starts for US$351,939 earnings.