Brass Knuckles

Lightly raced 4YO Gelding By More Than Ready!


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Brass Knuckles
More Than Ready (USA) 1997
Rare Fragrance (AUS) 2009
24 August 2017
St Leonards 3223 VIC, Australia


  • This horse has had a throat operation

Sound, vice free, lovely temperament gelding who is a straight forward horse to handle and ride.

Lightly raced, spelled and ready to go again.

Had tie back surgery in September 2019 with previous owner/trainer.


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Chestnut gelding       Foaled 2017 

MORE THAN READY (USA) Southern HaloHaloHail to Reason
Northern SeaNorthern Dancer
Woodman's GirlWoodmanMr. Prospector
Becky be GoodNaskra
Show a HeartBrave WarriorCossack Warrior
Miss SandmanRegal Advice (NZ)
DanendriDanehill (USA)Danzig
Stormy Exchange (USA)Storm Bird

MORE THAN READY (USA) (Bay 1997-Stud 2001). 7 wins-5 at 2, Saratoga King's Bishop S., Gr.1. Leading Sire of 2YOs in Aust. twice. Sire of 2893 rnrs, 2096 wnrs, 215 SW, inc. More Joyous (ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1), Uni, Catholic Boy, Sebring, Prized Icon, Phelan Ready, Benicio, Rushing Fall, Roy H, Samaready, Verrazano, Say the Word, Entisaar, Room Service, Regally Ready, Perfect Reflection, Dreamaway, Eagle Way, Hit the Road, etc.


1st dam

RARE FRAGRANCE, by Show a Heart. 3 wins at 1400m, 1500m, A$90,980, BRC Samsung Electronics Australia H., 2d BRC Snowdonia Airconditioning H., Gallopers $1 Membership H., MRC (Mornington) Knight FM H., 3d ATC City Tattersalls Club H., Bradford Soundscreen H. Half-sister to ZINGAM, BANC DE FORTUNE (dam of EAGLE ISLAND),  Zona (dam of FAINT PERFUME),  Queens Plaza (dam of ROY HAD ENOUGH). Dam of 4 named foals, 3 to race, 1 winner, inc:-

 Jolvad (g by Dissident) Winner at 1400m in 2020-21 in Aust.

 Floral Oasis (f by Not a Single Doubt) Placed at 2 in 2021-22, 2d BRC Lexus 2YO P.


2nd dam

DANENDRI, by Danehill (USA). Top filly on The 1996-97 Australasian 3YO Classification. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2400m, A$1,109,540, AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Ansett Australia S., Gr.1, VRC Wakeful S., Gr.2, AJC Commissionaire H., City Tatt's RC George Negus 2YO H., 2d Australian Derby, Gr.1, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, AJC Fernhill H., L, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, 3d AJC Wiggle H., L, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1, VATC Underwood S., Gr.1, STC Tea Rose S., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to DANESTORM, CHICKENS (dam of DO YOU THINK), Danesty, half-sister to  Steal My Love (dam of HATTORI HANZO - LET US WIN (H.K.), AMORINO). Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 8 winners, inc:-

ZINGAM (g Zabeel) 7 wins from 2000m to 2400m, A$278,500, BTC Chairman's H., Gr.3, AJC Services' Memorial Cup, L, STC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, AJC Sinnjar H., 2d STC Parramatta Leagues Club H., NSW Tatt's RC Club H.

BANC DE FORTUNE (f Galileo) 3 wins at 1400m, 1600m, A$189,365, AJC Aspiration H., L, McGrath Estate Agents Revenue H., 2d STC Arrowfield Stud S., Gr.1, AHA Blacktown Near West & Blue Mountains H., 3d MRC BTB Australia Directional Drilling P. Dam of 5 winners-

EAGLE ISLAND (c Fastnet Rock) Winner at 2, SAJC Oaklands P., L, 2d MRC Golden Fleece & Court Jester 2YO P.

 Fortune's Choice. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

BONHAM (f Per Incanto) 4 wins from 1100m to 1600m, NZ$185,500, A$4,200, in 2020-21, WRC Levin Classic, Gr.1, Hawkes Bay NZB RTR Trainers Series S., Marton JC Spreading Rural Bulk H., 2d Wellington Guineas, Gr.2.

 Rare Fragrance. 3 wins. See above.

 Mean Machine. 3 wins to 1300m, QTC Capris H., 2d BTC Jacobs Creek Sparkling H.

 Throng. 3 wins at 1100m, 1600m, QTC Lord Dierre H., Desert Chill H., 2d QTC Hollywood Park H., 3d BTC Denise Burton H.

 Scrolls. 2 wins at 1200m, 1650m, BTC Sky Channel P.

 Zona. Unplaced. Dam of 5 winners-

FAINT PERFUME (f Shamardal) Champion 3YO Filly in Australia in 2009-10. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 2500m, A$1,461,290, VRC Oaks, Gr.1, STC Vinery Stud S., Gr.1, VRC AV Kewney S., Gr.2, Wakeful S., Gr.2, AJC Randwick Betting Auditorium 2YO H., 2d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, 3d MRC Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Dam of 5 winners-

GOOD IDEA (g So You Think) 6 wins from 2000m to 3200m, A$619,910, to 2020-21, SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2, MVRC Quest Moonee Ponds Final H., SAJC Hit107 P., Gawler & Barossa JC Sanders Fodder H., 2d SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2, Pakenham Cup, L, VRC Rogan Josh Stayers Trophy H., MRC Hyland Race Colours H., SAJC Punt Club H., 3d MRC (Mornington) RM Ansett Classic, L, VRC William Newton VC H., Moe Cup, VRC Macca's Run H., 4th SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2, VRC Bagot H., L.

CHAINS OF HONOUR (g Redoute's Choice) 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2500m, A$286,505, to 2021-22, BRC Grand Prix S., Gr.3, MVRC Heartkids Hero H., 2d ATC Buy at Irish Sales Online H.

 Queens Plaza. Unraced. Dam of 4 winners-

ROY HAD ENOUGH (c Pierro) 6 wins-2 at 2-from 1600m to 2400m, R898,094, Scottsville Track & Ball Derby, Gr.3, Greyville Christmas H., L, Darley Arabian H., L, Silverline Panel Beating and Spray Painting S., Juvenile P., 2d Greyville Michaelmas H., L, Sledgehammer H., L, H., 3d Greyville Gold Circle Racing You Tube Channel Playlist H., 4th Vaal Victory Moon S., Gr.3, Greyville Christmas H., L.

Golden Queen (f Gold Standard) Placed at 2 in 2021-22, 2d Scone RC Woodlands S., L, MRC Ive Print 2YO P., 3d ATC Precise Air 2YO H.


Race Record: 4 Starts 0-0-0 A$2,590.


Full Race Record for

BRASS KNUCKLES (AUS) 2017 Chestnut gelding
by More Than Ready - Rare Fragrance, by Show a Heart


(in Australia)

13/Feb/20204th of 5--trial--ATC Barrier Trial, 740m. Sabor was 1st and Tip Top Timing 2nd and Understatement 3rd.
26/Jun/20205th of 10--trial--ATC Barrier Trial, 742m. Hurt Money was 1st and For Valour 2nd and Awakino 3rd.
28/Jul/20208th of 8--trial--ATC Barrier Trial, 1080m. Not Another Reiby was 1st and The Mediator 2nd and Run Run Cool 3rd.
16/Jan/20215th of 6
Camperdown TC TAC Be Races Ready Maiden P., A$20,700, 1000m, time 0:58.61. Track good(4). Carried 58.00kg. Marchena was 1st and Danse de la Lune 2nd and Reward the Bold 3rd. Trainer: Nicholas Roe. Owner: Ms S J Ward. Jockey: Jack Martin.A$690
05/Feb/20216th of 6
Warrnambool RC Tim Boyle Panels Maiden P., A$29,100, 1200m, time 1:12.24. Track soft(5). Carried 56.00kg (allowance -2.00kg). Grable was 1st and Six Bells 2nd and Rubiland 3rd. Trainer: Nicholas Roe. Owner: Ms S J Ward. Jockey: Alana Kelly.A$575
26/Dec/202110th of 10
Geelong RC Boxing Day Birthday H., A$25,000, 1100m, time 1:05.64. Track good(4). Carried 59.00kg. Oracolo was 1st and Snitway 2nd and Time Ford 3rd. Trainer: Nicholas Roe. Owner: Ms S J Ward. Jockey: Kyle Hocking.A$625
23/Jan/20228th of 9
Geelong RC Bet365 Odds Drift Protect. Maiden P., A$35,000, 1100m, time 1:04.68. Track good(4). Carried 59.50kg. Demon Blood was 1st and Glamouring 2nd and All She Wrote 3rd. Trainer: Nicholas Roe. Owner: Ms S J Ward. Jockey: A Lynch.A$700