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Master of Arts Wins Gr3 Lord Reims Stakes
At Morphettville racecourse in Adelaide, 4-time Gr1-winning NZ Windsor Park shuttler & former European Champion 2YO Mastercraftsman (Danehill Dancer-Starlight Dreams, by Black Tie Affair) added a Group success when 5YO grey entire Master of Arts (Mastercraftsman-Petit Verdot, by Carnegie) scored by 0.3 length for trainer Darren Weir in the $120,000 Gr3 Lord Reims Stakes (2600m) for 3YO+, over 6YO entire Puccini (Encosta de Lago-Miss Opera, by Paris Opera) & 5YO gelding Jim's Journey (Good Journey-Mandarina, by Jeune). Master of Arts improved his record to 7 wins (including the Listed Warrnambool Cup) and 5 placings (including the Gr3 BRC Grand Prix Stakes) from 20 starts for $462,450 earnings. Raced by Paul Fudge's Waratah Thoroughbreds, Master of Arts was a $110,000 purchase at the 2013 Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale from the draft of Trelawney Stud.