Soldante dropped the maiden tag at the sixth time of asking.
Mullingar trainer Ciaran Murphy landed a winner on the first on the card at Tramore this afternoon.
Soldante was a half length winner of the maiden hurdle 12.30pm at the Waterford track this afternoon to claim his first rules racing win.
The five year old stayed up with the pace throughout the 2 mile trip and found plenty to stay on to claim just under €6,000 for winning connections.
The Westmeath trainer had less luck with the rest of his runners with Ivane, Mermaids Cave, and Lavinia Fontana all finished outside the places.