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I Do Wins Gr3 Lisa Chittick Foxbridge Plate
At Te Rapa in New Zealand, Waikato Stud sire No Excuse Needed (Machiavellian-Nawaiet, by Zilzal) added a Group success when 7YO mare I Do (No Excuse Needed-Freequence, by O'Reilly) scored by 2.5-lengths for trainer Allan Sharrock in the NZ$70,000 Gr3 Lisa Chittick Foxbridge Plate (1200m) for 3YO+, over 6YO mares Pussy O'Reilly (O'Reilly-Octapussy, by Octagonal) & The Filly (Ishiguru-Bayline Beauty, by Soviet Star). This was back-to-back stakes victories for the highly consistent I Do who took her record to 14 wins (including the Gr3 Manawatu Challenge Stakes, Listed Rotorua Stakes - twice & Listed Tauranga Classic) and 10 placings (including the Gr3 Taranaki Breeders Stakes & Listed Anzac Handicap) from 33 starts for NZ$348,725 earnings.