Overview

  • More Than Ready - Quiet Dance, by Quiet American
  • Fee: $5,000 LFSN
  • Height: 16.1
  • Entered Stud: 2019
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HALF-BROTHER TO THE DAM OF LEADING 2YO SIRE GUN RUNNER and HALF-BROTHER TO HORSE OF THE YEAR SAINT LIAM

First two crops led by FUNTASTIC AGAIN, winner of the 2023 Leonatus S. and placed in the  Shoemaker Mile (G1), Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3), Kentucky Cup Classic (G3), and Siren Lure S.; FIRST PEACE, winner of the 2023 John Shear S. and placed in the 2024 Daytona S. (G3) and 2022 Cecil B. DeMille S. (G3); Funtastic Vow, 4 1/4-length MdSpWt winner at Horsehoe Indianapolis;  Libertango, MdSpWt winner at Turfway; Psychedelic, 2 1/4-length winner at Gulfstream; Funtastica, winner at Gulfstream; etc.

First-crop yearlings in 2021 sold up to $150,000

First-crop weanlings sold up to 12x stud fee

Covered a larger book his second year at stud

Winner of the United Nations Handicap (G1), defeating G1 winners Bigger Picture and Silverwave (FR), MGSW Oscar Nominated, and GSW Money Multiplier

Won the United Nations H. in a faster time than English Channel, Main Sequence (GB), World Approval, Teaks North, With Anticipation, etc.

Retired to stud with $410,711 in career earnings

On the board in of 11 starts

By dominant sire MORE THAN READY, the #1 North American Sire of BTWs in history

Out of Graded stakes-placed mare QUIET DANCE—dam of SAINT LIAM (Horse of the Year, Champion Older Horse, Breeders’ Cup Classic winner, and sire of Horse of the Year and Champion Older Mare, HAVRE DE GRACE, in his only crop at stud) and QUIET GIANT (Graded stakes winner by Giant’s Causeway and dam of Horse of the Year and Champion Older Horse GUN RUNNER)

Funtastic

Pedigree

GRADE 1 winner by Champion sire MORE THAN READY

Out of a half-sister to HOTY SAINT LIAM and the dam of GUN RUNNER

Graded Stakes Wins:

$315,000 United Nations S. (G1)

HALO (USA)
SOUTHERN HALO (USA)
NORTHERN SEA (USA)
MORE THAN READY (USA)
WOODMAN (USA)
WOODMANS GIRL (USA)
BECKY BE GOOD (USA)
Funtastic
FAPPIANO (USA)
QUIET AMERICAN (USA)
DEMURE (USA)
QUIET DANCE (USA)
LYPHARD (USA)
MISTY DANCER (USA)
FLIGHT DANCER (USA)
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Race Record

Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (sp) 3rd (sp) Earnings
3 5 2 1 0 $129,993
4 6 2 1 1 $280,718
11 4 2 1 $410,711

 

Won at 3:

A maiden special weight race at Saratoga (8.5f, turf, by 1 3/4 lengths, defeating Oiseau de Guerre, Peace Speaker, Now in a Drive, Unforeseeable, Makeamericagreat, Risky Town, Mohican).

An allowance race at Belmont (8.5f, turf, by a neck, defeating Bird’s Eye View, Via Egnatia, Lunaire, Hot and Heavy, Cruz Diez, Soglio, Hello Holiday).,/

2nd at 3:

Gio Ponti S. at Aqueduct (8.f, turf, to Small Bear, by a neck, defeating Secretary At War, Hieroglyphics, Lunaire, Dalarna, Bootlegger, Fuel the Bern, Harlan’s Harmony, It’s Your Nickel).

Won at 4

United Nations S. at Monmouth Park (G1, 11f, turf, by 1/2 length, defeating Money Multiplier, Bigger Picture, Vettori Kin (BRZ), Silverwave (FR), Oscar Nominated, Profiteer, Kurilov (CHI), One Go All Go).

An allowance race at Belmont (12f, turf, by 1 1/4 lengths, defeating Markitoff, Decisive Triumph, Classic Covey, Governor Malibu).

2nd at 4

An allowance race at Aqueduct (8.5f, turf, to Ticonderoga, by 1 length, defeating Cerise’s Prince, Voodoo Song, Monster Bea, War Bond).

3rd at 4

An allowance race at Gulfstream Park (8f, turf, to Nileator, Secretary At War, by 2 lengths, defeating McCormick, Ault, Benefactor, Always a Suspect).

Progeny Photos

Funtastic Again dominates the 2023 Leonatus S. - Coady photography

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