Sire: Better Than Ready

Colour: Bay

Dam: Tahlia Star

Sex: Colt

Age: 2

Foaled: Sep 09, 2019

Country: Australia



Listen to Nat’s commentary on this QTIS BARGAIN!

Here are the Inglis sale webpage details and his parade video as well from the sale:

Inglis HTBA Sale (Lot 2)

Ownership Pricing:

  • 10% Ownership – $1,489* (+gst)
  • 5% Ownership – $745* (+gst)
  • 2.5% Ownership (only if able to release) – $372* (+gst)

* Pricing covers insurance, floating, breaking in, scope, QTIS payment and any spelling/training fees until 1st July 2021. Prices will increase if shares are still available from this date.  Share price does not include any medical costs required.

Please budget on approximate ongoing costs for 5% share: $175/month when in work, $60/month when spelling.

For purchases and enquiries please contact




Foaled 9th September 2019

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
DamStarcraftSoviet StarNureyev
TAHLIA STAR (AUS) Flying FlooziePompeii Court
2012North FlowerRory's JesterCrown Jester
  North FleurFar North

BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 190 rnrs, 110 wnrs, inc. SW Alpine Edge (BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3), Apache Chase, Better Reflection, Jagged Edge, The Odyssey, SP Paredo, Iced and of Tiger Heart, Better Than Best, Georgie's Pride, Betaima, Girls are Ready, Golly Hutt, Raging Pole, Ready to Roam, Well Prepared, Xanthus, Already Blessed, Better Get Set, Eelloh, etc.


1st dam

TAHLIA STAR, by Starcraft. Unraced. Half-sister to WILD RAIN, Flowerchild. This is her third living foal. Her second foal is a 2YO. Her first foal is unraced.


2nd dam

NORTH FLOWER, by Rory's Jester. Winner at 2, SAJC Smokefree 2YO H. Sister to CANON SONG, DUCHESS KATRIN, Japaco, three-quarter-sister to NORTH BOY, NORTHERN SONG, half-sister to North Bell (dam of NORTHERLY). Dam of 10 named foals, 7 to race, 4 winners, inc:-

WILD RAIN (Manhattan Rain). 8 wins to 1100m, A$841,067, MVRC Ian McEwen S., Gr.2, MRC Sir John Monash S., Gr.3, City of Greater Dandenong S., L, SAJC Lightning S., L, MVRC Slickpix H., Pantry Packer H., SAJC Drink Driving? Grow Up H., 2d VRC GH Mumm S., Gr.3, MRC Sir John Monash S., Gr.3, VRC Dilmah Earl Grey S., L, GCTC Magic Millions Sprint, Ballarat TC Magic Millions 3 & 4YO Classic, 3d MVRC AJ Moir S., Gr.1, VRC Birdcage H.

Flowerchild (Redoute's Choice). 3 wins to 1250m, A$145,500, STC Ambassador Travel H., Family Fun Day Easter Monday H., 2d Gosford Guineas, L. Dam of-

Animate. 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$354,290, to 2020-21, GCTC Country Cup, 2d ATC Sky Racing Active H., 3d Newcastle JC Provincial Championships Qualifier.


3rd dam

NORTH FLEUR, by Far North. Winner at 5½f in U.S.A. Dam of 11 named foals, all winners, inc:-

CANON SONG (Rory's Jester). 2 wins at 2, A$81,310, VATC Merson Cooper S., Gr.3, VRC Ottawa S., L. Dam of-

Cherry Wood. Winner at 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

Karriwood. Unplaced. Dam of-

BLACKWOOD (Blackfriars). 6 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 2100m, A$475,750, WATC Burgess Queen S., L, Budget Minibus Rental 2YO P., Westspeed 2YO P.-3 times, Gate Bar & Bistro H., 2d WATC Natasha S., L, Flying Colours Madfish P., Terrace Restaurant H., 3d WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.3, Belgravia S., L, 4th WATC Starstruck Classic, L.

DUCHESS KATRIN (Rory's Jester). Winner at 2, VRC Ottawa S., L, 2d VRC Bloodhorse Breeders' P., Gr.2, VATC Gwyn Nursery S., L, 4th VATC Jameson Irish Whiskey S., L. Producer.

Japaco (Rory's Jester). Winner at 1050m, 2d SAJC Fulham Park P., L, 3d SAJC West End Super H., TAB Phone Betting H., Rainbow Club H.

North Bell. 5 wins from 1200m to 1700m in Aust. Dam of-

NORTHERLY (Serheed). Horse of the Year in Australia in 2002-03. Champion middle distance horse in Australia in 2002 & 2003 & Top of the 2001-02 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (Int.). 19 wins from 1300m to 2400m, A$9,341,850, MRC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1-twice, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1-twice, WATC Railway S., Gr.1, VATC Yalumba S., Gr.1, Underwood S., Gr.1-twice, VRC Craiglee S., Gr.2, Turnbull S., Gr.2, MVRC John F Feehan S., Gr.2, MRC St George S., Gr.2-twice, VATC TS Carlyon Cup, Gr.2, WATC RJ Peters S., Gr.3, Aquanita S., L, Goodwood Sprint H., L, Starjo H., 2d STC BMW S., Gr.1, VRC Australian Cup, Gr.1, STC Ranvet Rawson S., Gr.1, MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, Victoria Gold Cup, L, WATC Farnley S., L, Australia Day S., L, 3d VATC Victoria Gold Cup, L, WATC Fait Accompli H., 4th MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.2.

NORTH BOY (Rory's Jester). Joint top of the 2001-02 Australasian 3YO Classification (sprint). 6 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, A$765,630, S$595,000, VRC Ascot Vale S., Gr.2, Singapore Airlines Krisflyer Sprint S., Gr.3, VRC Australian Cup Carnival S., L, VATC Vain S., L, MVRC Leslie Froggatt S., L, MRC Manfred H., 2d VRC Newmarket H., Gr.1, MRC Oakleigh P., Gr.1, VRC L'Oreal Paris P., Gr.3, MRC Programmed Maintenance Anniversary Vase, SAJC Jayco H., 3d MVRC Australia S., Gr.1, VATC Guineas Prelude, Gr.3, 4th MRC Schillaci S., Gr.2, Victoria H., Gr.3.

NORTHERN SONG (Rory's Jester). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$284,245, VRC Chairman's Club S., Gr.3, VATC Highways Tabaret H., MVRC Super VOBIS P., Paulene Maree H., Dean Street H., 2d VATC Mannerism S., Gr.3, VRC Vanity S., L, VATC Inglis Premier Yearling Sales H., Programmed Maintenance P., MVRC Sprint H., Toy Factory H., SAJC Camden H., MVRC Fantastic Flower Xmas 2YO H., VATC Highways Tabaret H., 3d VRC Yallambee Stud S., Gr.3, Flemington Rose S., L, VATC How Now S., L, 4th VRC Bobbie Lewis H., Gr.3, SAJC Christmas H., Gr.3. Producer.

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