Sire: Mastercraftsman

Dam: Bak da Chief

Gender: Mare

Age: 8 year old

Foaled: Sep 26th, 2012


M P Palmer, Mrs E M Palmer, E Evans, S O'Brien, G Kennedy & Mrs J Shaw

Career Record: 21-2-5-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    9.5 %
  • Place
    28.6 %





Bay or Grey mareFoaled in 2012

SireDanehill DancerDanehillDanzig
2006Starlight DreamsBlack Tie AffairMiswaki
  Reves CelestesLyphard
DamChief BearhartChief's CrownDanzig
BAK DA CHIEF (NZ) Amelia BearhartBold Hour
2002HavitbakBakharoffThe Minstrel
  Gold NadjanNadjar

MASTERCRAFTSMAN (IRE) (Grey 2006-Stud 2010). 7 wins-4 at 2, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 460 rnrs, 253 wnrs, 33 SW, inc. The Grey Gatsby (Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1), Amazing Maria, Kingston Hill, Valley Girl, Mime, Even Song, Sacred Master, Thunder Lady, Vague Nouvelle, Master Carpenter, Nakuti, The Centenary, Dessertoflife, Spring Master, Master Apprentice - Master Ceramibo (H.K.), Choice, Craftsman, Iveagh Gardens, etc.


1st dam

BAK DA CHIEF, by Chief Bearhart. 5 wins from 2000m to 2400m, NZ$136,125, Waikato Gold Cup, Gr.2, Otaki Maori RC St Leger Trial, ARC Captain Rio H., 2d Dargaville RC Northland Cup, 3d Wanganui Cup, L. Half-sister to Bak da Princess (dam of PONDAROSA MISS, ECUADOR). Dam of three named foals, all raced, inc:-

Urulu (f. by High Chaparral). Winner at 2450m in Aust.

Roldana (f. by Mastercraftsman). See below.


2nd dam

Havitbak, by Bakharoff. 8 wins from 1200m to 2100m, ARC Peter Lehmann Wines H., Waikato RC Sitrite Furniture H., Cambridge Thoroughbred Sales H., Cambridge JC Cambridge Thoroughbred Sales H., Counties RC Waitomo Petroleum H., 2d Waikato RC Mapperley Stud S., Gr.3, Davy Engravers H., BOP RC Young Read Chartered Accountants H., Counties RC Spencer Alexander & Swney H., 3d Rotorua Challenge P.H., Gr.3, ARC Schofields Holden Vectra H., Rotorua RC Royal & Sun Alliance H., 4th BOP RC Kiwifruit Cup, L. Dam of 8 foals, 7 to race, 6 winners-

BAK DA CHIEF (Chief Bearhart). 5 wins. See above.

Jarilee. 4 wins from 1350m to 2800m, A$111,735, ATC Caterez H., Reece Potter Memorial H., 2d ATC Tradies Gymea H., Pro-Ride H., 3d ATC Australian Turf Club H.

King James. 3 wins at 1600m, 2050m, Levin RC Bayer Classic Consolation S., 2d WRC Avery Ford 2YO H., Wanganui JC 92.8 More FM H.

Hayley Grace. 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m to 2015-16, 2d ARC Shamrock Recruitment H., Waikato RC Greene Racing H., 3d BOP RC Phil Mangos-Bayleys Country H.

Old Redfeather. 3 wins from 2100m to 4000m to 2015-16 in NZ.

Deduct. 2 wins at 1600m, 1800m in Aust.

Riverina Girl. Placed in NZ.

Bak da Princess. Unraced. Dam of-

PONDAROSA MISS (High Chaparral). 6 wins from 1400m to 2100m, NZ$271,635, to 2015-16, ARC Easter H., Gr.1, Coca-Cola H., Simply Squeezed H., Waikato RC The Pathways Immigration Specialists H., 2d Rotorua P., L, 3d Auckland Cup, Gr.1, ARC Zabeel Classic, Gr.1, Waikato RC Arrowfield Stud H., Kingsgate Hotel Hamilton H., 4th ARC Avondale Cup, Gr.2.

ECUADOR (High Chaparral). 8 wins from 1400m to 2400m, A$696,100, to 2015-16, ATC Lord Mayor's Cup, L, WJ McKell Cup, L, Eremein H., Grace Removals H., McGrath Estate Agents H., TAB Rewards H., Australian Turf Club H., 2d ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, NSW Tatt's RC Tramway S., Gr.2, ATC Ranvet H., TAB Rewards Royal Randwick H., Kari Aboriginal Resources H., 4th ATC Ajax S., Gr.2, Newcastle JC Cameron H., Gr.3.

Prickley Princess. 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m, Taranaki RC Seaton Park H., 3d Counties RC Auckland Thoroughbred Owners Association H.

Moderation. Winner at 1150m in 2015-16, 3d BOP RC Will Johnston-9 to 3 Hits H., Matamata RC New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl Series H.


3rd dam

GOLD NADJAN, by Nadjar. Unraced. Half-sister to ELGAY, DANIELA UMBRA, Golden Moony. Dam of 4 foals, all raced, 2 winners, inc:-

Havitbak (Bakharoff). 8 wins. See above.

Cosmic Angel. Winner at 2000m in South Africa. Producer.


4th dam

GOLD REEF, by Reliance. Unplaced. Three-quarter-blood-sister to Matchmo (dam of SYRONA), half-sister to RICHBOY, Rich Girl, Gilded Lily (dam of GARDE A VOUS). Dam of 7 foals, 5 to race, all winners, inc:-

ELGAY (Gay Lussac). Joint second on The 1978 Italian 3YO Free H. 6 wins from 1600m to 2400m in France and Italy, Derby Italiano, Gr.1, 2d Milan Gran Premio d'Italia, Gr.1. Sire.

DANIELA UMBRA (Ribero). Winner at 2000m, Milan Premio Baggio, L, 4th Milan Premio d'Estate, Gr.3, Premio Legnano, Gr.3, Premio Giovanni Falck, L. Producer.

Golden Moony (Northfields). Winner at 2000m, 2d Longchamp Prix d'Automne, L, 3d Longchamp Prix de la Pepiniere, L, Prix de la Porte de Passy, L, Prix de Saint-Cyr, L, Deauville Prix de la Calonne, L, 4th Saint-Cloud Prix Fille de l'Air, Gr.3. Dam of-

Czaramoony (Czaravich). 7 wins-2 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m, 2d Milan Premio del Dado, L.


Race Record: 5 Starts 0-2-0 A$10,190.

Placed at 3 in 2015-16, 2d MVRC Windows by Design P.