Gimmethegreenlight (AUS)

More Than Ready - Yes She Can Cancan (Canny Lad) brown, 2008 - height 16.1hh

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Race Record

In South Africa, 6 wins, 1000-1600m, at 2 and 3

Merit Rated 117

First 3yo in 40 years to win Gr1 Queens Plate.

Highest rated 3yo in 2012

at 2   WON   Somerset 1200-(L) (1200m)

            3rd    Gr1 Premier’s Champion S (1600m)

            4th    Gr1 Golden Horseshoe (1400m)

at 3   WON   Gr1 Queen’s Plate (1600m)

           2nd    Gr2 Selangor Cup (1600m)

           2nd    Gr3 Cape Classic (1400m)

           3rd     Gr1 J&B Met (2000m)

           4th     Gr1 Cape Guineas (1600m)

Sire Line

MORE THAN READY – G2/G3 winner at 2 in USA, G1 placed G1/G2 winner at 3 (Timeform 120 – ‘stays 7f/1m’); sire of 3 Breeder’s Cup winners and 13 international champions and 4 champion 2yo’s. Twice leading sire of 2yo’s in Australia (2008, 2009). Champion of 2yo’s in USA (2010). Sire of sires incl. Sebring.

Notable progeny incl More Joyous (06f – Sunday Silence, Danehill)-Champion Middle Distance in AUS; Roy H (12c, Elusive Quality, Taj Alriyadh)-Champion Male Sprinter in USA 2017; Samaready (09f – Secret Savings, Touching Wood)-Champion Female Sprinter in AUS; Verrazano (10c - Giant’s Causeway, Mr. Prospector)-Champion Miler in IRE 2014; Room Service (11f - Old Trieste, Gate Dancer); Sebring (05c – Flying Spur, Luskin Star)-Champion 2YO Colt in AUS 2007; Prized Icon (13c - Danehill, Bletchingly); Perfect Reflection (12f – Bluebird, Superbity); Regally Ready (07c – King Of Kings, Nureyev) Breeders Cup Turf Sprint Gr1; Rushing Fall (15f – Forestry, Mr. Prospector) 3x G1 in USA; Entisaar (12f - Catbird, Snadee) Champion 2yo Filly SAF 2015; Dreamaway (07f – Danehill, Sir Tristram); Eagle Way (12c – Lure, Seattle Dancer); Perfectly Ready (02c – Danehill, Balmerino); More Than Sacred (09f - Danehill, Caerleon); Carry On Cutie (02f – Conquistarose, Alleged); Phelan Ready (06c – Blevic, At Talaq) Champion 2YO in AUS 2009; Gimmethegreenlight (08c – Canny Lad, Marauding); enicio (02c – Danehill, Marscay);  Buster’s Ready (08f – Honour And Glory, Quiet American); Daredevil (12c - Forty Niner, Sunny’s Halo); More Strawberries (07f – Strawberry Road, Mr Prospector); Hungry Island (08f - A.P. Indy, Mr. Prospector); Ready’s Gal (02f – Nasty And Bold, Search For Gold); Tom’s Ready (13c - Broad Brush, Deputy Minister); Catholic Boy (15c - Bernardini, Seeking the Gold) G1 Travers S.; Dixie Ready (06f - Dixieland Band, Spectacular Bid); Mary’s Follies (06f - Miswaki, Wavering Monarch); Made You Look (14c - Unbridled’s Song, Rahy); ktifaa (13f - Redoute’s Choice, Varick); Pluck (08c – Fort Wood, Bush Telegraph) Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf S Gr1; Zindaya (11f - Kris S, Quiet American); Uni (14f - Dansili, Generous); Ready’s Image (05c – Clever Trick, Wavering Monarch); Fritz’s Princess (02f - Canny Lad, Red Anchor); Elite Falls (08f, Danehill, Sir Tristram); More Than Real (08f - Dehere, Bold Ruckus); Ready To Act (11f, Mizzen Mast, Homme de Loi); Ready To Please (03f, Pine Bluff, Nasty and Bold); Boynton (14c, Distorted Humor, Ocean Crest); Brightexpectations (07c, Unbridled’s Song, Danehill); Copper Bullet (15c, Unbridled’s Song, Peintre Celebre); Olonana (05f, Myocard, Marscay); Always Allison (12f, Fusaichi Pegasus, Danehill); Kiss And Make Up (13c, Redoute’s Choice, Wild Again); Uni (14f - Dansili, Generous); Rushing Fall (15f - Forestry, Mr Prospector); etc.

KIN-BREEDING: More Than Ready’s dam Woodman’s Girl is kinbred 2x2 to her two grandams, Playmate x Good Landing. The female line of Good Landing (and thus also of More Than Ready) traces to La Troienne, as do the female lines of Playmate’s sire (Buckpasser) and dam (Intriguing). Good Landing is close kin to Halo and Hail To Reason (More Than Ready’s sire line).

TURN-TO line sires in South Africa: Captain Of All, One World, William Longsword (Captain Al); Danon Platina (Deep Impact); Hat Puntano (Hat Trick); Gimmethegreenlight, (More Than Ready); Canford Cliffs (Tagula)

Pedigree

More Than Ready
1996
Southern Halo
1983
HaloHail To Reason - Turn To
Cosmah - Cosmic Bomb
Northern SeaNorthern Dancer - Nearctic
Sea Saga - Sea Bird
Woodmans Girl
1990
WoodmanMr Prospector - Raise A Native
Playmate - Buckpasser
Becky Be GoodNaskra - Nasram
Good Landing - First Landing
Yes She Can Cancan
1999
Canny Lad
1987
BletchinglyBiscay - Star Kingdom
Coogee - Relic
Jesmond LassLunchtime - Silly Season
Beautiful Dreamer - Unknown
Dove Vai
1993
MaraudingSir Tristram - Sir Ivor
Biscalowe - Biscay
Benbara QueenRed Anchor - Sea Anchor
Unknown - Unknown

Pedigree

Gimmethegreenlight’s significant female line ancestors are Oriens (by Hyperion) and closer up Victory Piper. The latter is kinbred 2x1 Red Briar x Sweet Victory, with Hyperion a significant line in both. Red Briar is from the Red Ray branch of the Black Ray female line. Also from this female line is Blushing Groom, who can provide interesting links to Gimmethegreenlight, notably through his son Jallad who carries a host of other elements also present in Red Briar and Victory Piper. Rainbow Quest is another Blushing Groom son who kin-links to Gimmethegreenlight’s bottom female line.

Suitable Lines

Suitable mares for Gimmethegreenlight could include:

  • Blushing Groom, notably Jallad (and his female line, the Petrava family), Rainbow Quest (Saumarez, Spectrum), & Blushing Groom as sire of females.
  • Other Black Ray female line, notably Khaled (Swaps and other of his female line descendants, notably Green Desert; Change Water – as in female line of Fort Wood), Mill Reef (Shirley Heights), Bel Byou
  • Pretty Polly female line descendants, notably through Overture (Preamble, Tara’s Halls, Alan Adare, etc.) – widespread
  • Soho Secret female line descendants
  • Multiples of Hyperion, Owen Tudor, Tudor Minstrel; Mixed Marriage (Court Martial, Abernant, etc – widespread)
  • Dante/Sayajirao (National Emblem, King of Kings, Derring Do (Dominion Royale, etc.)
  • La Troienne female line descedants (widespread), in combination with the above

(posted 2012)

Sales Analysis

BORN colt avg sold SI filly avg sold SI
2013 294,000 35 1 247,714 35 1.24
2014 236,852 27 1.01 160,244 41 0.71
2015 380,833 30 1.16 163,333 30 1.2
2016 204,697 33 0.91 165,741 27 1.01
2017 340,690 29 1.74 194,571 35 1.43
2018 475,348 29 2.03 226,618 34 1.92
2019 433,462 39 1.55 300,476 21 1.06

Stamina

by highest winning distance of 3yo and up (the higher the count, the more reliable the %)

800/1399m 14/1600m 16/1999m 20/2399m 2400m+ count
47% 36% 9% 5% 3% 238

Best Rated Offspring

(SA only)

horse wins (SW) places (SP) stakes AR
Barahin 15c 5 (4) 2 (2) R 1,844,375 118
Got The Greenlight 16c 8 (5) 4 (3) R 3,150,500 115
National Park 15c 6 (2) 3 (3) R 1,370,400 114
Hack Green 13c 4 (1) 1 (0) R 970,000 110
Green Haze 15c 4 (1) 11 (6) R 623,250 110
La Bella Mia 14f 8 (1) 9 (1) R 806,887 109
Green Pepper 13f 5 (2) 4 (2) R 790,375 108
Second Base 17c 5 (1) 3 (3) R 749,900 108
Surcharge 14c 6 (3) 4 (3) R 2,773,375 108
Cash Time 14c 4 (0) 11 (2) R 588,675 105

The Power Of Ratings

Colts

AR Band < 59 59 - 69 70 - 79 80 - 89 90 - 99 > 99 > 79 > 89 count
All Colts 26% 18% 27% 18% 8% 3% 29% 11% 22,983
Gimmethegreenlight 13% 13% 23% 24% 19% 8% 52% 28% 192

Fillies

AR Band < 54 54 - 64 65 - 74 75 - 84 85 - 94 > 94 > 74 > 84 count
All Fillies 27% 17% 26% 20% 7% 3% 30% 10% 22,507
Gimmethegreenlight 16% 12% 21% 29% 13% 9% 51% 21% 228

Black Type Offspring

with best career rating by distance category:
1000-1399m/14-1600m/1601-1999m/20-2399m/2400m+

  • Anneka 2015 filly 85/90/-/-/-
  • Alula (Western Winter x Trigger Finger)
  • 2nd Gr3 Acacia Hcp 1600m
  • Crown Guardian 2015 colt 96/96/-/-/-
  • Jewel In Her Crown (Jallad x Fine Edge)
  • 3rd Somerset 1200 (L) 1200m
  • Emerald Band 2016 colt 93/-/-/-/-
  • Stormin Cat (Western Winter x Lion Hearted)
  • 2nd Summer Juvenile S. (L) 1000m
  • Gimmethegoahead 2017 colt 80/89/94/-/-
  • Frosted Flakes (Spectrum x Western Winter)
  • 3rd Gr3 Sea Cottage S. 1800m
  • Gold Season 2017 colt 84/90/62/-/-
  • Miss Gold Digger (Rich Man's Gold x Cordoba)
  • Won Gatecrasher S. (L) 1400m
  • Green Lantern 2013 colt 92/92/-/-/-
  • Over The Anvil (Fort Wood x Elliodor)
  • 3rd Ibhayi S. (L) 1400m
  • Hack Green 2013 colt 110/93/-/-/-
  • Secret Mission (Fort Wood x Bush Telegraph)
  • Won Gr2 Umkhomazi S. 1200m
  • Iris 2017 filly 92/-/-/-/-
  • Arcetri Pink (Rock of Gibraltar x Galileo)
  • Won Milkwood S. (L) 1000m
  • Johnny Hero 2016 colt -/94/94/94/-
  • Koboshi (Caesour x Best By Test)
  • Won Gr3 Jubilee Hcp 1800m
  • Kaydens Pride 2016 colt 100/99/-/-/-
  • Red Apple (Shoe Danzig x Sun Monarch)
  • Won Gatecrasher S. (L) 1400m
  • Legend 2013 colt 60/100/86/83/-
  • Colour Fast (Spectrum x Dancing Champ)
  • 2nd Christmas Hcp (L) 1600m
  • Light On Her Toes 2014 filly 87/92/-/-/-
  • On Her Toes (Western Winter x Badger Land)
  • 3rd Gr3 Debutante S. 1200m
  • London Secret 2014 filly 89/89/89/-/-
  • London Niece (Northern Guest x Bush Telegraph)
  • 3rd Syringa Hcp (L) 1600m
  • Me Time 2016 filly 86/79/-/-/-
  • What About Me (Tiger Ridge x Lecture)
  • 2nd Gr3 Strelitzia S. 1100m
  • Our Man In Havana 2016 colt 66/68/83/85/-
  • Secret Mission (Fort Wood x Bush Telegraph)
  • 3rd SA Derby Trial (L) 2000m
  • Paisley Park 2017 colt 84/97/-/-/-
  • Eva Tibbs (Casey Tibbs x Jungle Rock)
  • Won Secretariat S. (L) 1400m
  • San Verde 2016 colt 55/64/55/80/75
  • San Trip (Trippi x Fort Wood)
  • 3rd Glenlair Trophy (L) 2750m
  • Skip The Red 2013 colt 91/92/-/-/-
  • Peonie Paradise (Badger's Drift x Golden Thatch)
  • 3rd Gatecrasher S. (L) 1400m
  • Stream Ahead 2015 colt 85/94/84/85/-
  • Cool River (Western Winter x Efisio)
  • Won KZN Guineas Trial (L) 1600m
  • Sulka 2015 colt 93/97/-/-/-
  • Cruise Collection (Model Man x Top Ville)
  • 3rd Gr2 Golden Horseshoe 1400m

Stud Analysis

Colts

  • SSI 1.5
  • Stamina 1460m
  • Stakes Wins 9%
  • Black Type 17%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2013 42 39 28 72% 4 10% 9 23% 87 1.4 85 1503m
2014 36 33 23 70% 2 6% 5 15% 60 1.06 79 1667m
2015 36 34 26 76% 4 12% 6 18% 66 1.71 82 1404m
2016 41 38 26 68% 4 11% 11 29% 61 2.15 77 1495m
2017 46 37 22 59% 3 8% 4 11% 39 1.35 74 1362m
2018 45 15 3 20% 1 7% 1 7% 5 1.32 73 1333m

Fillies

  • SSI 1.2
  • Stamina 1328m
  • Stakes Wins 8%
  • Black Type 15%
born foals rnrs wnrs w/r% SW SW/r% BT BT/r% wins SSI AR Stamina
2013 46 36 24 67% 4 11% 4 11% 70 1.24 73 1415m
2014 52 46 29 63% 4 9% 8 17% 69 1.08 71 1339m
2015 43 36 24 67% 0 0% 2 6% 38 0.92 72 1428m
2016 44 42 20 48% 4 10% 10 24% 48 1.2 67 1318m
2017 55 45 26 58% 4 9% 5 11% 52 1.33 73 1310m
2018 58 27 13 48% 2 7% 5 19% 16 1.41 73 1158m

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