Winner of Gr1 Cape Guineas
– by Champion Sire CAPTAIN AL
– half brother to Gr1 winner Real Princess
– dam half sister (by Fort Wood) to Champion Victory Moon
– from Gr1 female line
First crop are yearlings in 2020
Suitable mares for William Longsword could include
- descendants from his own female line, notably Bluebell Girl, through Wild Hyacinth and Regal Blue – widespread, including Victory Moon and Royal Air Force progeny
- mares who are kin-linked to the bottom female line, notably Ajasco (Jallad;
female descendants), Imperial Jade (Priceless Asset, State Treasure, Stolen Gem, etc), Amusement (Jungle Class, Roxanne, etc), Royal Prerogative mares (especially when combined with Golden Thatch), etc.
- elements of Fair Trial and close relative Sansonnet – notably when present in bottom female line and duplicated in pedigrees with close kin-relatives; they are widespread, in this context notably in Tudor Minstrel, Court Martial, Mixed Marriage (Gone West), Drum Beat, Averof/Foveros, Western Winter, National Emblem, Mexico/Harry Hotspur, Field Master, Regent Street, Bush Telegraph (London News), Derring Do (Roland Gardens, Dominion Royale), Abernant (Golden Thatch), etc.
STUD FEE: R30.000
(R10.000 nomination; R20.000 Live Foal)