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Ready to Rip Wins Listed Thoroughbred Club Cup
At Caulfield, Vinery Stud shuttler & former Australian Champion 2YO Sire More Than Ready (Southern Halo-Woodman's Girl, by Woodman) added a stakes success when 5YO gelding Ready to Rip (More Than Ready-Lady Langham, by Danehill) scored by 0.1-length for trainer Peter Moody in the $120,000 Listed Thoroughbred Club Cup (1200m) for 3YO+, over 4YO gelding Club Command (Commands-Stepping, by Dodge) & 7YO gelding Offenders (Canny Lad-Parole, by Jade Hunter). Ready To Rip (a $55,000 yearling consigned by Baramul Stud at the 2009 Magic Millions Gold Coast Sale) took his record to 8 wins (including the Gr3 Bletchingly Stakes over 1200m in July 2012 and Listed Sprinters Final Handicap over 1200m in July 2012) & 7 placings (including last start 2nd in the Listed Bob Hoysted Handicap, Gr2 AJ Moir Stakes in Sep 2012, PB Lawrence Stakes in August 2012, Listed Sunshine Coast Cup over 1400m in Feb 2012 & 2011's Listed Lough Neagh Stakes over 1350m at Doomben) from 25 starts for $533,500 earnings.