Sire: Better Than Ready

Colour: Brown

Dam: Flawless Curves

Sex: Colt

Age: 2

Foaled: Aug 28, 2019

Country: Australia


Owners: J G Symons, Ms S K Laxon, G J Gray, J Wilkinson, A L Carmody, P D Burke, M Kirby, R K Bain, S Krishna, Mrs K Beekhuizen, G Beekhuizen, B W Winters, Ms S Blair, I Fahy, A E Fahy, Mrs C T Fahy, L T Phythian, Mrs Y Phythian, Mrs H A Wieland & S G Healy

4: 0 - 0 - 2
Wins: 0.0%
Place: 50.0%

John Symons has done it again, purchasing Lot 142 at the March Yearling Sale at Magic Millions on the Gold Coast.

By clearly the leading Australian sire of 2yo winners in the 2020/21 season so far, and by the look of him this colt will be an early 2yo, and a runner.

2021 Gold Coast March Yearling Sale | Lot 142 | Better Than Ready (AUS) | Flawless Curves (AUS) (

He is Magic Millions and QTIS paid up and eligible, and these bonuses are a very lucrative proposition for well placed horses.

He is also fully insured for the next 12 months.

Monthly costs average $200 for each 5% and direct debits can be arranged if you prefer.

Watch and listen to why John Symons purchased him:




Foaled 28th August 2019

SireMore Than ReadySouthern HaloHalo
BETTER THAN READY (AUS) Woodman's GirlWoodman
2009Sally's WorldAgnes WorldDanzig
  Sally MagicKeltrice
DamSequaloRustic AmberThatching
FLAWLESS CURVES (AUS) Dash AroundBending Away
2006Cheer GirlCelestial DancerGodswalk
  Cheers of SuccessHail to Success

BETTER THAN READY (AUS) (Bay or Brown 2009-Stud 2015). 8 wins-1 at 2, ATC Brian Crowley S., L. Sire of 177 rnrs, 99 wnrs, inc. SW Alpine Edge (BRC BJ McLachlan S., Gr.3), Apache Chase, Better Reflection, Jagged Edge, The Odyssey, SP Paredo, Iced and of 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, Meglio di Falcrest, etc.


1st dam

FLAWLESS CURVES, by Sequalo. Unraced. Sister to HOLDING, three-quarter-sister to FLAMENCO. This is her seventh foal. Dam of four foals to race, three winners-

Golly Hutt (g. by Better Than Ready). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1400m, A$107,950, to 2019-20, SCTC TAB 2YO H., 2d BRC Girls Day Out March 20 H., 3d BRC Like Nowhere Else H., Memberships H.

Miss Melrae (f. by Drumbeats). Winner at 1650m in 2019-20 in Aust.

Master Roshi (g. by Hidden Dragon). Winner at 1100m in Aust.

Curvetta (f. by Better Than Ready). Placed at 3 in 2020-21 in Aust.


2nd dam

CHEER GIRL, by Celestial Dancer. 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, QTC Woodbine 2YO H. Half-sister to GOLDEN CHEER. Dam of 13 named foals, 11 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

HOLDING (Sequalo). 10 wins to 1200m, A$274,100, VRC Century S., L, Toledo H., Warrnambool RC Wangoom H., Moe RC Hyland Sportswear Sprint H., MVRC Mitsubishi Pajero Flying H., Australian Racing Calendar H., 2d MVRC Velisha Fresh Produce H., Qantas Flying Welter H., 3d MRC Carnival Club Welter H., 4th MRC Kevin Heffernan S., L.

Fasta Than Light. 14 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$207,460, BRC James Boags H., 2d SCTC FC Lawyers H., 3d Ipswich TC Heineken at ITC H.

Joyful Moments. 4 wins at 1200m, 1400m, HK$5,436,021, HKJC Riding for the Disabled H., Cheung Sha H., Lusitano Challenge Cup, HKU Faculties of Business & Economics & Science H., 2d HKJC Cyber Colors H., 145th Anniversary Challenge Cup, Citi Insurance Services H., Helene Mascot H., Peel H., Mediterranean Sea H., 3d HKJC Lau Fau Shan H., Cheung Sha H., Hawthorn H., Nurturing Artistic Talent H.

Polish the Silver. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, A$181,650, QTC Club Conrad 3YO H., BTC Jackpot Express H., 2d BTC QBBS Doomben Breeders 2YO Classic S., Foster's Light Ice 2YO H., Charlton Boy 2YO H.

Winston. 4 wins to 1300m, 2d BTC Lock Up With Lockwood H., 3d QTC Manawapoi 2YO H.

Whispering Death. 10 wins to 1300m, A$93,590 in Aust.

Hidden Flair. Unplaced. Dam of-

FLAMENCO (Sequalo). Winner at 2, BRC Calaway Gal S., L, 3d Ipswich TC Free Day Labour Day H.

Hidden Sequel. 5 wins to 1000m, 3d BRC Nuturf & Partners 2YO P.

Count the Silver. Unraced. Dam of-

Inventory. 4 wins to 1200m, A$85,900, BRC Bruers Bright H., Game on International H., 2d BRC Lyndhurst Stud H., H., P., H.

Proof of Life. 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1100m, 1200m, BRC XXXX H., 2d BRC Clifford Hallam Healthcare H., 3d BRC Mullins Lawyers H., Landfill Logistics H.

The Lawyer. Winner at 1100m, Ipswich TC Ray White H., 3d BRC Dolly's Dream P.

Penasquito. 5 wins to 1350m, A$124,200, to 2020-21, 3d GCTC Country Cup.

Better Than Silver. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1000m, 1250m to 2020-21 in Aust.


3rd dam

CHEERS OF SUCCESS, by Hail to Success. 2 wins at 1200m, 1700m, BATC Novice H., 2d BATC Novice H., QTC 2YO H., 3d BATC 2YO H., Novice H. Half-sister to Ima Smokey, Supreme Meld (dam of SCOMELD). Dam of 13 named foals, all raced, 10 winners, inc:-

GOLDEN CHEER (Zephyr Zing). 15 wins-2 at 2-to 1200m, A$127,760, BATC Chandlers S., L, Time & Tide H., Pandour H., Todman Welter H., 2d BATC Wedgwood Pastries H., Sheraton Brisbane S., Greenmount Resort H., Spirit of Australia H., Summer Flying H., 3d BATC Seven Nightly News Flying H.

Cheer Girl. 3 wins. See above.


4th dam

Proost, by Good Brandy. 6 wins-3 at 2-to 7¼f, AJC Sledmere H., STC Welter H., QTC Piccaninny S., BATC Juvenile H., Division H., QTC Pannakin Novice H., 2d AJC Kensington H., Lakes H., Tahmoor H., 3d QTC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2, STC Railway H., Gr.2. Dam of 7 named foals, 6 to race, all winners, inc:-

Ima Smokey (Smokey Eyes). 3 wins at 2, QTC 2YO H., BATC 2YO H.-twice, 3d BATC HJ Murphy H., L.

Supreme Meld. 4 wins-2 at 2-from 5f to 1m, QTC Nursery H., BATC Juvenile H. Dam of-

SCOMELD (Scotian). Top filly on The 1977-78 Aust. 2YO & 1978-79 Aust. 3YO (joint) Free Hs. 12 wins-4 at 2-from 1000m to 2500m, A$190,450, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Apollo S., Gr.2, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, STC Theo Marks H., Gr.2, AJC Silver Sharpe S., L, BATC TM Ahern S., L, QTC Marlboro S., L, CE McDougall S., L, STC Frederick Clissold H., L, 2d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, VRC Edward Manifold S., Gr.2, 3d STC Rosehill Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

SCOLLATA (Rancher). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$140,000, STC Sweet Embrace S., Gr.3, VATC Mercedes-Benz H., L, 3d Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Hilton on the Park S., Gr.3. Producer.

Thrill. Winner at 1200m in Aust. Dam of-

Merrier. 2 wins at 1300m, 1600m, MVRC Radio Sport 927 H. Dam of-

MERRIEST (Denman). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m, A$420,850, MVRC Atlantic Jewel S., L, 2d VRC Blazer S., Gr.2.

Mink Stole. Unraced. Dam of-

RANCH HEIRESS (Rancher). Winner at 2, QTC CE McDougall S., L.

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