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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         NZ WINNING THE WORLD OVER

 H I S T O RY                                                                   “The Moores’ success is based on                                                    PREMIER DRAFT
                                                                            their sustained investment in a splendid
                                                                             branch of the great Miss Kate family.”
When Angenita Holzke met David Moore five
years ago he said, “My parents have got a few                                                                                                                  Lot 125                 Bay                         Filly       Stravinsky (USA)                             Miss Charmer
horses.” After Angenita visited the family farm
at Karaka she realised that the Moores are both
                                                                                                                                                               Lot 165                 Bay                         Colt        O’Reilly                                     Pacific Dawn (AUS)
famously modest, and much more than                                                                                                                            Lot 253                 Brown                       Filly       One Cool Cat (USA)                           Sonatina
modestly famous in the world of thoroughbred
breeding and racing.
                                                                                                                                                               Lot 255                 Bay                         Filly       Pins (AUS)                                   Sonoma
The Moores’ success is based on their sustained                                                                                                                Lot 287                 Bay                         Colt        Zabeel                                       Tantamount
investment in a splendid branch of the great
Miss Kate family. In 1965 a young Richard                                                                                                                      Lot 297                 Bay                         Filly       Snitzel (AUS)                                Thorena (AUS)
Moore bought a mare called Gabardine, in foal                                                                                                                  Lot 305                 Bay                         Colt        O’Reilly                                     Trisha’s Belle
to Pakistan II and, when he was called up into
the Army, sold the resulting filly foal but kept in                                                                                                            Lot 352                 Black                       Filly       Savabeel (AUS)                               Aria
touch with her eventual owners. When the filly,                                                                                                                Lot 362                 Bay                         Colt        Pins (AUS)                                   Bali Sugar
named Princess Patine, retired from racing,
Richard and his father Dick arranged to look                                                                                                                   Lot 408                 Bay                         Colt        Starcraft                                    Chickens (AUS)
after her and in 1970 they sent her to champion                                                                                                                Lot 432                 Brown                       Colt        More Than Ready (USA)                        Dancing Brunette (AUS)
sire Sobig.
They got a filly, named her Soliloquy and began        Group One winner and New Zealand Filly of the      ready to build on his parents’ and grand-
an adventure that would eventually turn a              Year Solveig, among nine winners from 11 foals.    parents’ work, and the legacy of Soliloquy. He   continued the family tradition of breeding,        Soliloquy Lodge banner. They’re supported by a        example, 2008 Matamata Cup LR winner
sheep and cattle farm “with a few pet                  A string of stakeswinners followed, among          was accompanied by Angenita who grew up in a     selling and racing good horses with Captivate      staff of eight to help them manage a band of          Agamemnon, offered at the 2005 New Zealand
racehorses” into a private thoroughbred                them Cross Swords (AJC Sydney Cup G1),             small German village and emigrated with her      (seven wins, incl. Te Aroha JC NZ Thoroughbred     around thirty mares, half of whom are                 Select Sale, but passed in for $13,000.
breeding business that ranks among New                 Prince Of Praise (AJC All Aged S. G1, ARC          family to New Zealand where she went to          Breeders’ S. G1), G3 Solvini (five wins), G3 Mr    Soliloquy’s descendants, their 18 Karaka              The Moores’ racing silks of Hunting Stewart
Zealand’s best.                                        Ellerslie Sires’ Produce S. G1), Unpretentious,    university, an equine studies course in          Ubiquitous (six wins) and SW Temple Hills (five    yearlings, and a team of around 15 racehorses,        tartan, white sleeves, gold armbands & cap have
Soliloquy proved to be top-class, winning 13           Quibble, Reasoning, Greig, Soltanto, Lady Solvil   Hamilton, and finally Haunui Farm, where she     wins).                                             some trained at home by Sally Gillespie.              also been carried by 2008 winners Culminate
races, including the Waikato Sprint G1, and then       and Lady of the Desert.                            was placed in the same staff house as David.     Karaka 2009 is the fourth New Zealand sales        Fillies are regularly retained for racing, along      (twice Group One-placed), Bow Lane (Group 3-
surpassed herself at stud, leaving three-time          In 2005 Richard’s son David returned home          Together they launched Soliloquy Lodge and       series at which the Moores have sold under the     with colts that are unable to be sold, for            placed), Quizzical, Magnetite and Tiverton.


I KARAKA 2009 STANDOUTS: “Our own More Than Ready-Dancing
Brunette colt, from Chequers Stud’s wonderful Mary Poppins family; the
Starcraft colt from Chickens, a mare we bought in 2006 whose half-brother
Causeyacan is a recent Sydney winner; and Julie & Kevin Taylor’s scopey
brother to their Group 2 winner Viennetta, by Pins from Bali Sugar.”

I BUYERS WE LOVE TO SEE: David says, “Stephen and Trevor McKee have
bought a bit from us, as well as trained horses we’ve sent them, and they
always seem to do well with our horses. And Peter Moody has bought two or
three horses from us, he’s very efficient, all we have to do is show the horse
and give him the lot number. We really appreciate his support.”

I BEST KARAKA MOMENT: Angenita says, “Last year when we sold the
O’Reilly-Cappie colt for $480,000, our best price ever. Richard and I were in the
vendors’ box, while David led the colt in the ring. He was a stunning horse, and
we’d hoped for $300,000, but the Hong Kong Jockey Club and Michael
Stedman both loved him and just kept going. We couldn’t believe it, it was
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I SOLILOQUY LODGE’S KARAKA GRADUATES include 2008 performer:                                                                                                                                                                                                     262 Urquhart Road, RD1, Papakura, Auckland, NZ
Two-year-old filly Belle de Jeu (Not A Single Doubt), who won impressively                                                                                                                                                                                       Contact
first-up at Ellerslie in October, seven months after her half-sister Stripper won                                                                                                                                                                                David & Richard Moore, Angenita Holzke
the STC Sweet Embrace S. G3. Soliloquy Lodge purchased their dam Miss                                                                                                                                                                                            Mobile (64) 21 507 806
Charmer in 2006, and sold Belle de Jeu at the 2008 Karaka Select to trainer                                                                                                                                                                                      Phone (64) 9 292 7736
Moira Murdoch. A Stravinsky-Miss Charmer filly is offered at Karaka 2009.                                                                                                                                                                                        Email

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