Klawervlei Stud’s home bred Cape Guineas winner WILLIAM LONGSWORD (Captain Al) has enjoyed plenty of success this season thus far, and the inform son of legendary sire CAPTAIN AL (Al Mufti) struck again when William Longsword came up with three more winners over the past weekend.

His first success came when his son RED WILLIAM scored a convincing win at Fairview on Friday afternoon. Trained by Glen Kotzen (who has enjoyed plenty of success with the progeny of William Longsword), four-year-old Red William, under a good ride from Raymond Danielson, raced in second place early on in Friday’s race before staying on nicely to win by a length and a quarter. Bred by Stone Hill Stud, Red William has now won twice from his last four starts, with the consistent gelding having finished first or second in each of his last four starts. Red William races for Roz Mardon and Liz Matthysen, and he looks sure to provide his connections with more success.

His sire William Longsword had more success the following day when his son INCREDIBILL scored at Hollywodbets Durbanville on Saturday. Third, to the smart ROYAL MO (Uncle Mo) son RIGHT ROYAL MO last time out, the Vaughan Marshall trained Incredibill romped home, under the title-chasing Richard Fourie, to claim Saturday’s second race by an emphatic two and a half lengths. Bred by Pete Carolin, the well bred Incredibill, whose trainer also trained William Longsword himself, races for Rikesh Sewgoolam.

William Longsword’s third winner this past weekend came when his daughter ROSE OF BAYEUX scored at Fairview on Jonsson Workwear Algoa Cup day. Trained by Duncan McKenzie, five-year-old Rose Of Bayeux made it three wins in a row with a stirring win in the fourth race on Sunday. Under Denis Schwarz, the daughter of William Longsword ran on strongly down the inside of the track to get  up close home and win by a length and a quarter. Bred by Basil Marcus, Rose Of Bayeux (who has now won seven races) races for Morgan Govender.

William Longsword, whose progeny also include impressive recent Listed Golden Loom Handicap winner DYCE, has four lots on offer at the upcoming November Two Year Old Sale.