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Mastercraftsman Wins Irish Gr1 Phoenix Stakes

Monday, 28th July 2008

In Ireland overnight, Coolmore shuttler Danehill Dancer (Danehill-Mira Adonde, by Sharpen Up) added a juvenile Gr1 triumph when undefeated colt Mastercraftsman (Danehill Dancer-Starlight Dreams, by Black Tie Affair) maintained his record with a 4.5-lengths victory in the €300,000 (A$510,000) Gr1 Phoenix Stakes (6 furlongs) for 2YOs at The Curragh. Mastercraftsman (ridden by Johnny Murtagh for trainer Aidan O'Brien) defeated Gr2-winning favourite & previously unbeaten fellow colt Art Connoisseur (Lucky Story-Withorwithoutyou, by Danehill) & Gr3-winning colt Bushranger (Danetime-Danz Danz, by Efisio). Mastercraftsman also won June's Gr2 Railway Stakes (6 furlongs) at the Curragh & now has 3 wins from 3 starts.

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