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No Excuse Maggie Wins Gr2 Taranaki Breeders Stakes
At Egmont in NZ, 6YO mare No Excuse Maggie (No Excuse Needed-Maggie O'Reilly, by O'Reilly) scored by 2.75-lengths for trainer John Bary in the NZ$80,000 Gr3 Taranaki Breeders Stakes (1400m) for fillies and mares, over 5YO mares Floria (Savabeel-Aria, by Centaine) & Dubai Belle (E Dubai-Shy Dancer, by Stark South). A NZ$2,500 weanling at the 2007 NZB National Sale, No Excuse Maggie took her record to 6 wins (including 2011's Listed Matamata Cup) and 7 placings from 25 starts and earnings of NZ$168,000.