11 Oct 2016 Tattersalls October Yearling Sale - Book 2, Lot 867
Sales result: 60,000 Purchaser: James McHale Bloodstock
MASTERCRAFTSMAN (IRE), Grey or Roan horse, 2006, by Danehill Dancer (IRE), out of Starlight Dreams (USA), by Black Tie Affair. Champion 2yr old in Europe in 2008.
Won 7 races, value £1,018,611, at 2 and 3, from 6 furlongs to 1 mile 2½ furlongs, Bank of Scotland (Ire) National Stakes, Curragh, Gr.1, Ind. Waterford Wedgwood Phoenix Stakes, Curragh, Gr.1, St James’s Palace Stakes, Ascot, Gr.1, boylesports.com Irish 2000 Guineas, Curragh, Gr.1, One 51 Railway Stakes, Curragh, Gr.2, Diamond Stakes, Dundalk, Gr.3, also placed second in Juddmonte International Stakes, York, Gr.1, and third in Tatts Millions Irish Champion Stakes, Leopardstown, Gr.1.
Retired to Stud in 2010, and sire of the winners of over 406 races, and £10,439,029; including VALLEY GIRL (NZ) (Bianconi (USA), Herbie Dyke Stakes, Gr.1), AMAZING MARIA (IRE) (Tale of The Cat (USA), Qipco Falmouth Stakes, Gr.1, Prix Rothschild, Gr.1), KINGSTON HILL (GB) (Rainbow Quest (USA), Ladbrokes St Leger Stakes, Gr.1, Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1), THE GREY GATSBY (IRE) (Entrepreneur (GB), QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes, Gr.1, Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), EVEN SONG (IRE) (Sadler’s Wells (USA), Ribblesdale Stakes, Gr.2), MIME (NZ) (Montjeu (IRE), Cambridge Stud Sir Tristram Classic (f), Gr.2), SACRED MASTER (NZ) (Storm Creek (USA), Go Racing Syndications Avondale Cup, Gr.2), THUNDER LADY (NZ) (Thunder Gulch (USA), racing.com Wakeful Stakes, Gr.2), SPRING MASTER (GB) (Caerleon (USA), Prix du Lys Longines, Gr.3), DESSERTOFLIFE (IRE) (Spectrum (IRE), Baden-Badener Zukunfts Rennen, Gr.3), IVEAGH GARDENS (IRE) (War Chant (USA), Canford Cliffs EBF Athasi Stakes, Gr.3), KARAMELA (IRE) (Kingmambo (USA), Clasico Manuel F y Emilio Gnecco, Gr.3), MASTER APPRENTICE (IRE) (Hawk Wing (USA), bet365 Classic Trial, Gr.3), NAKUTI (IRE) (Five Star Day (USA), TBA Atalanta Stakes, Gr.3), THE CENTENARY (NZ) (Montjeu (IRE), Yellowwood Handicap, Gr.3), THEE AULD FLOOZIE (NZ) (Spinning World (USA), Mckee Family Sunline Vase, Gr.3), UPHAM (NZ) (Gold Brose (AUS), Mullins Lawyers Grand Prix Stakes, Gr.3), VICTORIA REGINA (IRE) (Singspiel (IRE), Premio Elena e Sergio Cumani, Gr.3), CHOICE (NZ) (Encosta de Lago (AUS), Lawnmaster Eulogy Stakes, Gr.3), MASTER CARPENTER (IRE) (In The Wings, Prix Daphnis, Gr.3), VAGUE NOUVELLE (IRE) (Mr Greeley (USA), P.Regina Elena Tris Straord-1000 Guineas, Gr.3), CRAFTSMAN (IRE) (Forest Wildcat (USA), JRA Killavullan Stakes, Gr.3), etc.