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 foals in 2018
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: R25.000
R5.000 nom; R20.000 Live Foal