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The Solitaire Wins Listed Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes
At Riccarton Park in NZ, Waikato Stud stallion O'Reilly (Last Tycoon-Courtza, by Pompeii Court) added a stakes success when 5YO mare The Solitaire (O'Reilly-The Dazzler, by Centaine) scored by 1.75 lengths for trainer Shane Anderton in the NZ$70,000 Listed South Island Thoroughbred Breeders Stakes (1600m) for 3YO+ f&m, over 6YO mare Platinum Princess (Keeper-Merle Park, by Machiavellian) & fellow 5YO mare Miss Maximuss (Castledale-Missprynt, by Epidaurus). The Solitaire took her record to 8 wins (including the Listed Dunedin Cup in Feb 2012) & 7 placings (including runner-up in the Listed Timaru Cup over 1600m in Dec 2012) from 24 starts for $164,675 earnings.