Boccherini (Mastercraftsman x Blush’s Gift) Chesnut Colt – April 2018

Boccherini by Mastercraftsman  will be ready to run in a seven furlong maiden on 11th July at Ascot or Salisbury.

Mastercraftsman was European Champion two-year-old winning the Group 1 National Stakes and the Group 1 Phoenix Stakes. He then went on to win the Irish 2000 Guineas and Group 1 St James’s Palace as a three-year-old. He has produced 67 Stakes winners worldwide including 14 Group 1 winners including Alpha Centauri, Kingston Hill and The Grey Gatsby.

Blush’s Gift was unraced but by top broodmare sire Cadeaux Genereux.  The second dam has produced eight winners from nine runners including Rambling Rose and Rosika who were both placed at Group level. Rambling Rose is the dam of Notnowcato, winner of the Group 1 Tattersalls Gold Cup, the Group 1 Juddmonte International Stakes and the Group 1 Coral Eclipse Stakes, he now stands at stud in Ireland.

Purchase Price –  50% £7,500, 25% £3,750 plus VAT (reclaimable)