Alverta, trained by Paul Messara, was the winner of the 2010 Breeders Classic at the Royal Randwick Racecourse on Saturday.
The six-year-old mare was not a dominant favourite for the Group 2 race over 1,200 metres, however beat Montana Flyer by 1-3/4 lengths to take the coveted top spot, from the wide barrier.
It seems Alverta will next run in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile.
It seems Alverta will next run in the Group 1 Doncaster Mile (1600m) on the 17th of April, while the Gai Waterhouse-trained Montana Flyer is eyeing up the possibility of a start in the Group 1 Coolmore Classic (1500m) on the 20th of March.
The Darren Smith-trained Madame Pedrille was grabbing the headlines coming into the 2010 Breeders Classic; however the favourite finished in third.
Another strong contender for the race was the Clarry Conners-trained Court, however was unfortunately scratched from the race.
The seventh race of the day was run alongside the Group 2 Royal Sovereign Stakes (1200m), the Group 2 Light Fingers Stakes and the Group 3 Southern Cross Stakes (1200m).
2010 Breeders Classic Results
|Tye Angland||Paul Messara|
|Nash Rawiller||Gai Waterhouse|
|Chris Munce||Darren Smith|
|Corey Brown||Anthony Cummings|
|Glyn Schofield||Bart Cummings|
|Hugh Bowman||John O’Shea|
|Jim Cassidy||Joseph Pride|
|Kerrin McEvoy||Barbara Joseph|
|Blake Shinn||Gary Portelli|
|Stath Katsidis||Clarry Conners|
|Rod Quinn||Guy Walter|