SAINT BALLADO SIRE LINE – SO NEAR, SO FAR

There was a moment when the Hail to Reason line through Halo threatened to establish itself as the “third force” in U.S. breeding (behind the inevitable Mr. Prospector and Northern Dancer). Of course we still have the ultra-consistent Southern Halo son, More Than Ready (whose own son, Ready’s Image currently has first yearlings), and some imported Sunday Silence stallions (including Hat Trick, who is