PROVEN classic sire Mastercraftsman added to his Group 1 tally in 2019, the victory of Technician in the Prix Royal-Oak at ParisLongchamp in October giving him a 14th winner at the highest level.

The son of Danehill Dancer (by Danehill) was a champion two-year-old who went on to take the Group 1 Irish 2000 Guineas and Group 1 St James’s Palace Stakes before second- and third-place finishes to Sea The Stars in the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes at York and Group 1 Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown. His racing and pedigree profile made him a likely sort to get his best winners in all age groups and mostly in the seven-to-14 furlong range.