Klawervlei Stud’s home bred sire, and former G1 Cape Guineas winner, WILLIAM LONGSWORD, came up with an eye catching debut winner at Hollywoodbets Scottsville on Saturday.
His promising three-year-old daughter PALM BREEZE made the perfect start to her racing career when scoring a smart win on debut on Saturday.
Under an inform Serino Moodley, the Michael Miller trained three-year-old dug down deep to best fellow first-timer ASIYE PHAMBILI (What A Winter) by three-parts of a length when victorious in Saturday’s Open a tabgold Account-031 314 1874 Maiden Plate (F&M) (1200m). It was more than four more lengths away to third place finisher TRIPTOROYALTY (Trippi). Assistant trainer Craig Eudey described Palm Breeze as a “very nice horse and a big, strong girl” in the post-race interview, and she looks a filly to follow. The Waterford Stud bred filly (who is closely inbred to FORT WOOD) races for Mr Sahd and Sterling Miller.
Her sire William Longsword, whose G2 winning son DYCE is said to be making a comeback soon, has a number of promising of three-year-olds representing him this season including the smart LORD WILLIAM, who was third in both the G3 World Sports Betting Langerman and Listed TAB Somerset 1200 last season.