In brisk bidding throughout the afternoon, the Cape Premier Yearling Sale appeared to be delivering to high expectations with a top price of R4 million achieved for a well-related Klawervlei Stud bred full sister to Gr1 winning sire, William Longsword.
Bred on the cross also responsible for multiple Gr1 winner Captain America, the beautiful own sister to Gr1 Cape Guineas winner William Longsword and a half-sister to Gr1 South African Fillies Sprint winner Real Princess, hails from the family of Gr1 winning females Imperious Sue (who won the Met in 1998) and Imperious Star.
She is from the final Cape Premier Yearling Sale crop to be offered of deceased champion sire Captain Al.
Catalogued as lot 129, she was signed for by leading Newmarket-based bloodstock agent Anthony Stroud.
Anthony has decades of experience in the bloodstock industry having bought many Gr1 winning racehorses as well as several broodmares who have produced Classic winners.
The sale continues at lot 164