Klawervlei Stud’s G1 winning stallion WILLIAM LONGSWORD (Captain Al) has been in fine form of late, with his progeny winning good races all around the country, and the former Cape Guineas winner was at it again on Tuesday when William Longsword came up with a smart looking debut winner at Hollywoodbets Greyville.
William Longsword filly SHIPHOLIA lived up to pre-race support when overcoming greenness to make a winning debut on Tuesday. Under Anthandiwe Mgudlwa, the three-year-old came with a strong late burst to land Tuesday’s Download The Race Card Online www.goldcircle.co.za Maiden Plate (F&M) over 1200 metres. Trained by Gareth Van Zyl, the Klawervlei Stud bred Shipholia races for the Hollywood Syndicate.
Her sire William Longsword has been in good form of late with his other eye-catching recent winners including WILLIAM RUFUS, ROSE OF BAYEUX, PROFESSOR SNAPE and TIPSY TINA.
One of the very best sons of Captain Al and from the same female line as this season’s high-class three-year-old AT MY COMMAND (Querari), William Longsword has nine lots catalogued for this weekend’s Cape Racing Ready To Run & 2YO Unbroken Sale.