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More Than Ready Adds US Gr3

Monday, 12th April 2010

Vinery Stud shuttler More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a US graded-stakes success when favoured 4YO entire Custom For Carlos (More Than Ready-Meadow Oaks, by Meadowlake) scored by a neck in the US$150,000 Gr3 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (6 furlongs) for 4YOs & up at Oaklawn Park. Custom For Carlos (ridden by Mike Smith for trainer Eddie Kenneally) defeated front-running fellow 4YO entire Chief Of Affairs (Yonaguska-Jennifer's Affair, by Nureyev) & 5YO entire Riley Tucker (Harlan's Holiday-My Sweet Country, by Bold Ruckus). Custom For Carlos took his record to 6 wins (also including January's Gr3 Mr Prospector Handicap over 6 furlongs at Gulfstream Park, plus 2009's Gr3 Jersey Shore Breeders' Cup Stakes over 6 furlongs at Monmouth Park & Listed Bet On Sunshine Stakes over 6 furlongs at Churchill Downs) & 4 placings (including last start's Gr3 Toboggan Handicap over 6 furlongs at Aqueduct on March 6, plus 2009's Gr2 Swale Stakes over 7 furlongs at Gulfstream Park & Listed Gallant Bob Handicap over 6 furlongs at Philadelphia Park) from 13 starts for US$460,630 earnings.

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