One of the very best sons of multiple champion sire CAPTAIN AL (Al Mufti), WILLIAM LONGSWORD won six of just eight starts earning nearly R5 million including the 2016 G1 Cape Guineas and 2017 The CTS Mile.
A half-brother to G1 winning sprinter REAL PRINCESS (Trippi) and Wolf Power 1600 winner SILVER GOD (Silvano), William Longsword is out of the winning FORT WOOD (Sadler’s Wells) mare PAGAN PRINCESS and is bred on the same cross as multiple G1 winner CAPTAIN AMERICA (Captain Al).
William Longsword has made an exciting start to his stud career, including brilliant recent winner SAFE RETURN.
From the potent ROBERTO (Hail To Reason) male line, William Longsword is one of more than 100 stakes winners for his outstanding sire, whose son CAPTAIN OF ALL is responsible for this season’s G1 Jonsson Workwear Cape Derby winner LINEBACKER.
William Longsword has an excellent draft on offer at this year’s National Yearling Sale, with his yearlings including those highlighted below.

LOT 114:

this filly, closely inbred to SADLER’S WELLS (Northern Dancer), is a half-sister to Irish champion TORCEDOR (Fastnet Rock) and the very smart EAGLE ALLEY (Silvano), her dam is a full-sister to legendary stayer YEATS (Sadler’s Wells).

LOT 328:

Out of a G2 placed daughter of G1 winner FAIR MODEL (Model Man), this colt is a half-brother to four winners including dual Horse Of The Year, and eight time G1 winner, LEGAL EAGLE (Greys Inn)

LOT 419:

Closely inbred to DANCING CHAMP (Nijinsky II) this filly is not only a half-sister to a G1 winner in the form of JUST SENSUAL (Dynasty), but she is out of a G1 winning champion CONSENSUAL (Camden Park).

LOT 452:

A half-brother to 2 winners, this colt is out of a stakes-placed VAR (Forest Wildcat) half-sister to globetrotting champion NATIONAL CURRENCY (National Assembly) and G2 winner DOLLAR BRIGHT (National Assembly), family of recent graded stakes winner WYLIE WENCH (Wylie Hall).