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Sire: Mastercraftsman

Dam: Platinum Blond

Colour: Chestnut

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Nov 16th, 2013

Country: New Zealand

Silks: Fluorescent Yellow, Navy Blue Seams, ATB logo

Trainer's Name: Darren Weir


Australian Thoroughbred Bloodstock, Bool Derby Boys (Mngr: Daniel Roberts), Brittain Racing (Mngr: Phill Brittain), Mandy Byrne, Michael Byrne, Albert Cid, Carlos Cid, Greg Dick, Michael Eastmure, Peter Gallivan, Helard Racing (Mngr: Hans Veurman), Guy Hexter, Hezzanobrainer Syn (Mngr: Peter Roberts), Owen Kelly, Steve Smith, Phil Hansen, Peter Campbell

Career Record: 15-1-2-2

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    6.7 %
  • Place
    26.7 %





Chestnut geldingFoaled in 2013

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
2006Starlight DreamsBlack Tie AffairMiswaki
  Reves CelestesLyphard
DamKaapstadSir TristramSir Ivor
PLATINUM BLOND (NZ) Eight CaratPieces of Eight
1993Jewel BoxNassauBiscay
  Betty BoxNorthfields

MASTERCRAFTSMAN (IRE) (Grey 2006-Stud 2010). 7 wins-4 at 2, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 783 rnrs, 428 wnrs, 49 SW, inc. The Grey Gatsby (Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), Amazing Maria, Kingston Hill, Thee Auld Floozie, Off Limits, Saint Emilion, Valley Girl, Ashiana, Luvaluva, Mime, Sacred Master, Even Song, Thunder Lady, Master of Arts, Vague Nouvelle, Master Carpenter, Master the World, Nakuti, The Centenary, Avay, etc.


1st dam

PLATINUM BLOND, by Kaapstad. Winner at 1600m in NZ. Blood-sister to CAPESTAD, three-quarter-sister to Gliding Light, half-sister to ASH BLOND, Gemscay (dam of PENNY GEM, FAIRYGEM), Trinket Box (dam of ANALYST). Dam of nine named foals, eight to race, all winners, inc:-

ENTIRELY PLATINUM (g. by Pentire). 6 wins from 1400m to 1900m, A$594,910, ATC Sky High S., Gr.3, Canterbury Hurlstone RSL H., Schweppes H., Vinery Yearlings H., 2d MRC CF Orr S., Gr.1, Memsie S., Gr.1, Naturalism S., Gr.3, ATC Adina Apartment Hotels H., Become an ATC Sponsor H., 3d VRC Makybe Diva S., Gr.1, MRC PB Lawrence S., Gr.2, ATC Ibis Styles Draw H., 4th MRC Futurity S., Gr.1, ATC Neville Sellwood S., Gr.3.

FOXY BLONDE (f. by Volksraad). 6 wins from 1200m to 1600m, NZ$81,925, Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3, James Hazlett S.H., L, ARC Pinto H., 3d ARC Veranda Bar & Grill H., Lindauer Special Reserve H., Avondale JC Wynyard Wood Lawyers H., 4th Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.2, Otago RC White Robe Lodge H., Gr.3, James Hazlett S.H., L. Dam of-

Dragon Lair - Zhuhai (Sing.). 5 wins-1 at 2-to 1400m to 2017 in NZ, Aust. and Malaysia, ARC Colleen Mangnall Prestige Real Estate 2YO H., 4th ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, Matamata RC Slipper S., L.

Maharaaj. 4 wins from 1400m to 2250m, A$85,273, 2d MRC Vawdrey Semi Trailers H., SAJC Oxford Insurance Brokers H., 3d MRC Le Pine Funerals H.

Soldiers Tale. Winner at 1200m, 3d Otago RC Brancott Estate H.

Dioxides. 2 wins at 1500m, 1800m in Aust.

Foxy Cougar. Winner at 1200m in NZ.

Zablonde. Winner at 1800m in Aust. Dam of-

Folk Tales. 4 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$83,400, to 2017-18, 2d Gawler & Barossa JC Barossa Valley Estate Wines H.

Roving Owl (c. by Volksraad). 2 wins at 1100m, 1550m, A$108,860, AJC First Fleet H., Young Members H., 2d STC Tulloch S., Gr.2, Vodka Cruiser H., 3d BTC Rough Habit P., L, STC Harris Farm Welter H., AJC FC Griffiths H., 4th AJC Frank Packer P., Gr.3, STC Winter S., L.

James Blond - Travel Leader (H.K.) (g. by Danske). 3 wins at 1800m, 2000m, NZ$9,500, HK$2,155,970, HKJC Mui Wo H., Elizabeth Arden H., Sutherland H., 2d ARC Guineas Trial, L, HKJC Siu Sai Wan H., 3d HKJC Jiangsu H., Osmanthus H., William Mong Cup H., Tsuen Lok H., Kolkata H., Tsim Sha Tsui H., Suzhou H., Po Shek Wu H., 4th ARC Great Northern Guineas, Gr.2.

Quality Blonde (f. by Star Way). Winner at 1400m, 3d ARC Haunui Farm H. Dam of-

Classic Blonde. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Producer.

Stripes of Honour (g. by Volksraad). 4 wins from 1300m to 2400m in Aust.

Artesano (g. by Mastercraftsman). Winner. See below.

Copper Blonde (f. by Thorn Park). Winner at 1400m in NZ.


2nd dam

JEWEL BOX, by Nassau. 2 wins at 1200m in Aust. Sister to ALYNDA (dam of ALINSKY, ALTRISTA, CAPESTAD, ZALINDA), half-sister to Sealed Bid, Good News (dam of HIT THE ROOF, WAR ENDS), Matrimonial (dam of BIGAMY). Dam of 5 foals, all winners, inc:-

ASH BLOND (Mighty Avalanche). Joint third top filly on The 1994-95 NZ 2YO Free H. 6 wins-4 at 2-to 1350m, ARC Welcome S., L, Schweppes Juvenile H., DB Draught Juvenile H., Counties RC Norwood H., 2d ARC Eclipse S., Gr.3, 3d Matamata Breeders' S., Gr.2, Waikato RC Star Way S., L. Producer.

Gemscay. 3 wins to 1500m in Aust. Dam of-

PENNY GEM (Pentire). 4 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$231,050, A$36,500, WRC Captain Cook S., Gr.1, Counties Cup, Gr.2, ARC Clarins H., BOP RC TRAC Sports Rotorua 3YO H., 2d ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, Waikato RC International S., Gr.1, ARC Eight Carat Classic, Gr.2, BOP RC Ultimate Motor Group Ford 3YO S., 3d Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, Te Aroha JC New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders' S., Gr.1, 4th Egmont RC Fayette Park S., Gr.3. Producer.

FAIRYGEM (Viscount). 5 wins from 1800m to 2400m, A$234,511, AJC Australia Day Cup, L, MRC Carpet Call Cup H., Bruce Patchell H., Hayai H., 2d Sportingbet Moonee Valley Night Cup, 3d Mornington Cup, L, 4th SAJC Adelaide Cup, Gr.2. Producer.

Trinket Box. Winner at 1200m in NZ. Dam of-

ANALYST (Deputy Governor). 12 wins from 1000m to 1800m in Macau, Macau Derby, L, Macau Cup, L, Macau Spring Trophy, L, Chairman's Challenge Cup, L, Ashburton H., Autumn Trophy, 2d Macau Cup, L.

Just Diamonds. Winner at 2 in NZ. Dam of-

KARAVALI (Nadeem). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1000m to 2000m, NZ$16,075, A$207,505, to 2017-18, ATC Aspiration H., Gr.3, Chambers Russell Lawyers H., 2d ATC Schweppes H., Theraces H., TAB Rewards H., 4th Manawatu Sires' Produce S., Gr.1.

SIR NATE (Nadeem). 3 wins at 2, NZ$91,875, in 2017-18, WRC Wellesley S., L, Gavelhouse.com Auction Online 2YO H., 3d Manawatu Sires Produce S., Gr.1.


Race Record: 10 Starts 1-1-2 A$23,905.

Winner at 2300m in 2017-18 in Aust.