Irish 2000 Guineas - Mastercraftsman

Filed on 23 May 2009 @ 14:56

Race report
Stallion statistics: Danehill Dancer

BOYLESPORTS.COM IRISH 2000 GUINEAS-G1

€400,000, Curragh, 5-23, 3yo, c/f, 1mT, 1:48.16, hy.

1--MASTERCRAFTSMAN (IRE), 126, c, 3
Danehill Dancer (Ire)--Starlight Dreams, by Black Tie Affair (Ire)
O-Derrick Smith, Susan Magnier & Michael Tabor; B-Lynch Bages Ltd; T-Aidan O'Brien; J-J Murtagh; €228,500.

2--Rayeni (Ire), 126, c, 3
Indian Ridge (Ire)--Rayyana (Ire), by Rainbow Quest.
O-His Highness The Aga Khan; B-H H The Aga Khan's Studs SC; T-John Oxx; €80,000.

3--Soul City (Ire), 126, c, 3
Elusive City--Savage (Ire), by Polish Patriot.
O-Patrick Fahey; B-Peter Thome; T-Richard Hannon; €40,000.

Margins: 4HF, 1 3/4, 1HF. Odds: 6-4, 5-1, 9-1.
Also Ran: Recharge (Ire), Fergus McIver (Ire), Drumbeat (Ire), Hail Caesar (Ire), Delegator (GB), Viceroy of India.

Mastercraftsman is a three parts brother to the US turf sprinter Genuine Devotion (Rock Of Gibraltar) out of a winning mare who is a half sister to Matahif from the family of Sakhee.

This is a first Group One win of the season for Danehill Dancer, who has nothced five stakes wins in France so far this term. He has 44 winners from 150 runners so far.

Pedigree of MASTERCRAFTSMAN (IRE), 2006

Danehill Dancer
1993
Danehill
1986
Danzig
1977
Northern Dancer
Pas De Nom
Razyana
1981
His Majesty
Spring Adieu
Mira Adonde
1986
Sharpen Up
1969
Atan
Rocchetta
Lettre D’Amour
1979
Caro
Lianga
Starlight Dreams
1995
Black Tie Affair
1986
Miswaki
1978
Mr Prospector
Hopespringseternal
Hat Tab Girl
1979
Al Hattab
Desperate Action
Reves Celestes
1979
Lyphard
1969
Northern Dancer
Goofed
Tobira Celeste
1971
Ribot
Heavenly Body
Filed on 23 May 2009 @ 14:56