Hand From Above


Sire: More Than Ready

Dam: Miss O'Brien

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 6 year old

Foaled: Sep 20th, 2012


Owners

M W Lowe, E Sakareassen, P G Cogan, Mrs K R Sheedy, D P Sheedy & M J Moran


Career Record: 21-4-3-1

  • Prizemoney
    $143,265.00
  • Wins
    19.0 %
  • Place
    19.0 %

Pedigree

 

 HAND FROM ABOVE (AUS)

 

Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireSouthern HaloHaloHail to Reason
MORE THAN READY (USA) Northern SeaNorthern Dancer
1997Woodman's GirlWoodmanMr. Prospector
  Becky be GoodNaskra
DamFastnet RockDanehillDanzig
MISS O'BRIEN (AUS) Piccadilly CircusRoyal Academy
2006YvonneLast TycoonTry My Best
  The CollaboratorMilitary Plume

MORE THAN READY (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud 2001). 7 wins-5 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Leading Aust. Sire of 2YOs twice. Sire of 2268 rnrs, 1670 wnrs, 185 SW, inc. Sebring (STC Golden Slipper S., Gr.1), Phelan Ready, Benicio, More Joyous, Samaready, Roy H, Verrazano, Entisaar, Prized Icon, Room Service, Regally Ready, Perfect Reflection, Dreamaway, Rushing Fall, Eagle Way, More Than Sacred, Perfectly Ready, Gimmethegreenlight, etc.

 

1st dam

Miss O'Brien, by Fastnet Rock. Winner at 1200m, 2d VRC Nouvelle Star H., Long Tan H., 3d VRC Talindert S., L, Rainburst 2YO P. Dam of five named foals, two to race, both winners, inc:-

Life O'Brien (g. by High Chaparral). 5 wins from 1300m to 2200m, A$148,197, to 2016-17, ATC Schweppes H.-twice, Vale John Digby H., 3d ATC Bowermans Furniture H., Tab.com.au H.-twice, Schweppes H.-3 times.

Hand From Above (g. by More Than Ready). 4 wins. See below.

 

2nd dam

YVONNE, by Last Tycoon. 8 wins from 1000m to 1800m, A$277,970, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, HC Nitschke S., L, John D Lee S., L, MRC Promenade Tiered Dining Sprint H., SAJC We're Smoke-Free H., Grenfell Hi-Fi H., Smoke-Free H., Wingate Properties & Prodec P., 2d SAJC Distinctive Homes H., VRC Winter Championship Heat 7 H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Winter S., Gr.3, SAJC Pink Diamond Trophy H. Half-sister to Ripe Plum (dam of SAVOUREUX). Dam of 3 named foals, all winners-

Miss O'Brien (Fastnet Rock). Winner. See above.

She Must be Obeyed. Winner at 1100m, ATC Goodbye Tension Hello Pension P., 3d Scone RC Coolmore H. Dam of-

Son of a Snitz - Ho Ho Horse (H.K.). 2 wins at 1200m, 1300m in 2016-17 in Aust.

Home by Nine. Winner at 1000m in 2017-18 in Aust.

No One Listens. Winner at 1600m in Aust.

 

3rd dam

THE COLLABORATOR, by Military Plume. Raced twice. Half-sister to LORD REIMS, INSTANT POLICY. Dam of 7 named foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

YVONNE (Last Tycoon). 8 wins. See above.

Revolves. 3 wins from 1600m to 2400m, AJC Dairy House H., 3d AJC Convention Centre H.

Transform. 3 wins at 1200m, 1400m, 3d MRC Cyril Beechey H. Dam of-

Our Rising Star. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 800m, 1000m to 2016-17 in Aust.

Contract. 4 wins to 1100m in Aust.

Ripe Plum. Winner at 1550m in Aust. Dam of-

SAVOUREUX (Nadeem). 6 wins-1 at 2-to 1250m, A$391,485, ATC Wenona Girl H., Gr.3, BRC Mode P., L, ATC Tab.com.au H., Cellarbrations H., 2d ATC Cal Rei H., Shop With the TAB App H., 3d ATC Triscay S., Gr.3, Newcastle JC Tibbie S., Gr.3, ATC Turf Club H., ClubsNSW H.

Slivovitz. 5 wins from 1600m to 2400m, A$169,890, Taree Cup, ATC Schweppes H., 2d ATC TAB Quaddie H., Ipswich TC Miners Federation Centenary Cup, 3d Taree Cup, ATC Swim Between the Flags H.

Maraska. 2 wins at 1350m, Ipswich TC Schweppes H., 2d Ipswich TC Become a GCTC Member H.

Switmoa. 4 wins to 1550m, 2d ATC Foundation Membership on Sale H.

Rhymes. 2 wins at 1200m, 1350m, A$84,848, in 2016-17, 3d GCTC Magic Millions P.

Star Prosecutor. 3 wins at 1000m, 1400m to 2016-17 in Aust.

 

4th dam

RIGHT ON, by Ward Drill. Placed at 2 in NZ. Half-sister to BELLOTA (dam of ROCKET RACER, STARZAAN, CHIMING KNIGHT), CAVALLO, FANCY MISS (dam of MISS MARGARET). Dam of 9 named foals, 8 to race, 2 winners, inc:-

LORD REIMS (Zamazaan). Top of The 1987-88 Australasian 4YO+ Classification (2100m+). 13 wins from 1200m to 3200m, NZ$36,045, A$1,009,212, VATC Caulfield Cup, Gr.1, SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.1-3 times, West End Export S.H., Gr.3-twice, STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, ARC Chase H., 4th STC HE Tancred International S., Gr.1.

INSTANT POLICY (Grosvenor). 18 wins from 1200m to 2000m, A$228,795, Darwin Cup, L, SAJC Tattersall's Cup, L, VRC KA Morrison H., SAJC Tango Miss H., Australia Florist H., 2d SAJC Tattersall's Cup, L, 3d MVRC Airport H., VRC Bitalli Welter H.

 

5th dam

RADIANT ANN, by Resurgent. Winner at 6f in NZ. Sister to OLWYN ANN (dam of ANALIGHT), half-sister to Arrivederci. Dam of 10 foals, 9 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

BELLOTA (Oakville). 10 wins from 1200m to 2200m, Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, VATC Coongy H., Gr.3, Rotorua S., L, ARC Ladies Mile, L, Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L, 2d VATC Toorak H., Gr.1, VRC George Adams H., Gr.1, Great Northern Oaks, Gr.2, Manawatu Breeders' S., Gr.3, Avondale JC Stretto S., L, BOP RC Centennial Breeders' S., L, 3d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, ARC Alison S., Gr.3, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.3. Dam of-

ROCKET RACER (Balmerino). 7 wins from 1200m to 3200m, A$276,115, WATC Perth Cup, Gr.1, Tattersall's Cup, L, QTC Graduation S., WATC Graduation S.-twice, 2d WATC CB Cox S., Gr.2, GA Towton Cup, L, 4th WATC Queen's Cup, Gr.3.

STARZAAN (Zamazaan). 3 wins from 1400m to 2400m, US$4,125, A$85,520, AJC Oaks, Gr.1, AJC Princess H., L, Ambarvale H., 2d AJC Pretty Polly S., 3d STC Merrylands H.

CHIMING KNIGHT (Sir Tristram). 5 wins from 1900m to 2600m, STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, AJC Karendi H.

Gypsy Reward (Zamazaan). 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, AJC Cyril Angles Welter H., 3d STC Christmas Cup, L. Dam of-

Rose Reward (Sir Tristram). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1300m to 2000m, A$121,840, Albury Cup, 3d VATC One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of-

LOTTERIA (Redoute's Choice). Second top filly on The 2005-06 Australasian 4YO+ Classification. 8 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$1,491,560, AJC Flight S., Gr.1, VRC Myer Classic, Gr.1, AJC Surround S., Gr.2, STC Shannon S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Spring S., Gr.3, AJC Show County H., L, Kogarah H., 2d MVRC WS Cox P., Gr.1, STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway H., Gr.3, 3d AJC Epsom H., Gr.1, 4th STC Canterbury S., Gr.2. Producer.

Righteous Lady. 2 wins at 2, VATC Montech H., 4th VATC Tranquil Star S., L. Dam of-

Jazz Baby. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, STC Sans Souci 2YO H. Dam of-

OVER QUOTA (Testa Rossa). 9 wins at 1600m, 1700m, A$354,815, Kilmore Cup, L, 2d Seymour Cup, L.

Defensive Lady. 3 wins at 2000m, 2150m, 4th ARC Royal S., Gr.3. Dam of-

TAATLETAIL (Faltaat). NZ Bloodstock Filly of the Year 2004. 6 wins-1 at 2-from 950m to 2000m, NZ$336,050, New Zealand One Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Waikato RC Sir Tristram Fillies Classic, Gr.2, Hawkes Bay Highview S., Gr.3, Masterton RC Lowland S., Gr.3, 2d Levin RC Bayer Classic, Gr.1.

Danzalota. Unplaced. Dam of-

THEATRE OF DREAMS (Rhythm). 9 wins from 1600m to 3200m, R461,200, Turffontein Caradoc Gold Cup, Gr.3, 3d Turffontein Gold Bowl, Gr.2, 4th Greyville Gold Vase, Gr.2, Newmarket Racing Association H., Gr.3.

FANCY MISS (Sir Tristram). 5 wins from 1200m to 1600m, Manawatu Challenge S., L, 2d ARC Rothmans Foundation H. Dam of-

MISS MARGARET (Marscay). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1000m to 2500m, A$587,210, South Australian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Chrysler S., Gr.1, MVRC Tesio S., Gr.3, SAJC Auraria S., Gr.3, VRC Mark Sensing S., L, VATC United Energy P., Storm Queen H., VRC Sirena Tuna 2YO H., 2d Australasian Oaks, Gr.1, VRC Red Roses S., L, 3d VATC Angus Armanasco S., Gr.3, VRC Hardy Brothers Classic S., Gr.3. Dam of-

CONFRONT - AMBITIOUS LEADER (H.K.) (Bluebird). 7 wins-4 at 2-at 1200m, 1650m, A$260,180, HK$1,225,900, WATC Karrakatta P., Gr.2, HKJC Yik Yam H., Nam Shan H., Billion Win H., WATC McInerney Ford 2YO H., Painted Rose 2YO H., Dawson Stud 2YO H., 3d WATC Sires' Produce S., Gr.3.

CELEBRITY MISS (More Than Ready). 8 wins to 1200m, A$259,025, WATC HG Bolton Sprint H., L, 3d WATC Belmont Newmarket H., L.

Starnet. 2 wins at 1000m, 1600m, VATC Goldenway H. Dam of-

DANCES ON STARS (Snitzel). 9 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$763,360, to 2017-18, ATC Kindergarten S., Gr.3, 2d BRC Queensland Guineas, Gr.2, 3d ATC Ajax S., Gr.2, BRC Sires' Produce S., Gr.2.

Fizzi Lizzi. Winner at 1200m, VATC With Me H., 2d VATC Orient H. Dam of-

Sevillano. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

SCREAM MACHINE (Excites). 7 wins from 1400m to 2000m, A$582,800, Murrumbidgee TC Wagga Wagga Gold Cup, L, 3d Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3.

PARRIWI (Mossman). 4 wins at 2, A$215,050, BRC Lancaster S., L, 3d AJC Roman Consul S., Gr.2. Producer.

Frantoio. Winner at 1450m, 3d STC De Bortoli Noble One P. Dam of-

GOT UNDERS (Southern Image). 7 wins to 1500m, A$426,665, to 2017-18, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3, ATC Huawei H., St Johns Park BC H., 2d Newcastle JC Newmarket H., Gr.3.

Legal Consent. Placed at 3, 2d WATC Portinari H. Dam of-

DREAMAWAY (More Than Ready). 6 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$804,100, Western Australian Derby, Gr.1, Western Australia Oaks, Gr.3, WATC Champion Fillies S., Gr.3, Ascot One Thousand Guineas, L, Natasha S., L, 2d Albany Cup, WATC Westspeed 3YO H., 3d Bunbury Cup, L, Pinjarra Cup, L, WATC Detonator S., L.

NEW SPICE (Old Spice). 9 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$478,125, WATC JC Roberts S., L, 3d WATC Kingston Town Classic, Gr.1.

CAVALLO (Bellissimo). 3 wins from 1500m to 2000m, VRC Tetley Tea Bag S.H., L, 3d VRC Carbine Club S., L.

Luminescence. Unraced. Dam of-

Port Diana. 2 wins at 1900m, 2400m in South Africa. Dam of-

OMEGA CODE (Saumarez). 8 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 3600m, R378,265, Fairview Port Elizabeth Gold Cup, L, Kenilworth Chairman's Cup, L.

Radiant Dancer. Unraced. Dam of-

(OUR) SMALL TOWN BOY (Danasinga). 5 wins from 1400m to 2300m, NZ$98,925, A$2,000, Manawatu Cup, Gr.3, Taranaki RC Budget Rental Cars H., WRC Tote Pub & Pizza Furnace H., 3d Marton Cup, L.

 

Race Record: 21 Starts 4-3-1 A$143,265.

4 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$143,265, to 2017-18, ATC McGrath Estate Agents H., TAB H., 2d ATC Theraces H., McGrath Estate Agents H., 3d ATC Sydney Markets H.