WING COMMANDER

Part III

The South African Connection

 

Grandsons and daughters by Wing Commander imported to South Africa are amongst others:

1. Longstreet

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

Buck and Wing

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lovely Maid

 

 

Longstreet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Colonel Sport

 

 

 

 

Carolina Sport

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sensational Carolina

 

 

 

Longstreet is the sire of two S.A. Grand Champions namely:

Real Street

(Longstreet x Fearnot's Reality)

1979 & 1980 S.A. Single Harness Grand Champion

 

 Rose Street

(Longstreet x Rosa Flinder)

1988 & 1993 S.A. Five Gaited Grand Champion

 

Other Longstreet foals proof to be good breeding horses eg:

Flinder Street

(Longstreet x Rosa Flinder)

Flinder Street is a full brother to S.A. Five Gaited Grand  Champion, Rose Street. He is owned by Pietman & Viljoen Hugo of Worcester.

2002 - 1st S.A. Sire Rating

 

Fleet Street

Fleet Street is owned by Alec Brett of Port Elizabeth. He has sired a number of S.A. Junior Champion Five Gaited Horses.

2002- 2nd S.A. Sire Rating

 

2. Grey Tango   

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

Rhythm Command

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sweet Rhythm

 

 

Grey Tango  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

King's Genius

 

 

 

 

Odessa Mae

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liberty Princess

 

 

 

  

Rhythm Command (Wing Commander x Sweet Rhythm)

 

Mr USA ( Stonewall Starfire x Grey Tango)

1981 - S.A. Fine Harness Grand Champion

Mr USA sired the great Yokozuna who has rewritten Saddlebred breeding history in S.A. with many S.A Champions and Grand Champions. He is also the sire of Tornaado - the successful imported sire of KALARAMA Farm.

 

3. My Own Master 

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

Wingmaster

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dream Flower

My Own Master

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frosty Highland

 

 

 

 

Fantasy's Flame

 

 

 

 

 

 

Midnight Fantasy

 

 

 

  

Master's Moments (My Own Master x Supreme Santa Rosa) & Fanie Hauman

S.A. Grand Champion Fine Harness 1988 & 1991

 

 4. Jubilee Commander

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

Wingmaster

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dream Flower

Jubilee Commander

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frosty Highland

 

 

 

 

Vanity's Rebecca

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dungaree Doll

 

 

 

Jubilee Commander is the sire of two S.A. Five Gaited Grand Champions, namely, Riptide and Magnificent Commander.

 

Riptide (Jubilee Commander x Bernadine Mommejat) & Koekie de Villiers

S.A. Five Gaited Grand Champion 1982, 1983 &1987

 

Magnificent Commander (Jubilee Commander x Magnificent Obsession) & Johan de Villiers

S.A. Five Gaited Grand Champion 1998

 

5. Tears and Roses

Tears and Roses and Mike Arnold

1976 & 1979 S.A. Five Gaited Grand Champion 

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

Wing's Fleet Admiral

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Genius' Queen

Tears and Roses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Evening Cloud

 

 

 

 

Freak of Nature

 

 

 

 

 

 

Winning Personality

 

 

 

 

6. Quaker Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

Yorktown

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oman's Anacacho Maytime

 

 

 Quaker Town

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Command

 

 

 

 

Portrait in Blue

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blythewood's Fairy

 

 

 

Quaker Town is the only son of Yorktown to set foot in South Africa. He unfortunately died at a young age, but sired several good S.A. Junior Champion horses eg. The Town's Star, Town's Sensastion, Town's Legal Mistress and Quaker Dare to name a few. He was owned by Bertie and Neels van Niekerk of Magpela Stud.

Quaker Dare (Quaker Town x Dorothy Dare) and Johnny Murdoch

 

7. Supreme O' Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valley View Supreme

 

Supreme Sultan

 

 

 

 

 

 

Melody O' Lee

 

 

 Supreme O' Lee

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wing Commander

 

 

 

 

The Royal Princess

 

 

 

 

 

 

Princess Margaret O' Goshen

 

 

 

This magnificent son of Supreme Sultan was out of a Wing Commander mare, The Royal Princess. Supreme O' Lee is testimony to the so-called golden cross of Supreme Sultan x Wing Commander mares. South Africa was very fortunate to had such a good breeding horse. He bred numerous S.A. Grand Champions and Reserve Grand Champions eg Lynn O' Lee, Sparkling O' Lee, Pleased to Meet You, Sarah Lee, The Cookie Collector etc. His mares are sought after broodmares. A whole separate page will be dedicated in future to Supreme O' Lee. 

Sparkling O' Lee (Supreme O' Lee x Cameo's Rare Jewel) & Andre Maskell

1983, 1984 & 1985 S.A. Champion Five Gaited Stallion

1983 Reserve S.A. Five Gaited Grand Champion

copyright Ross Millin 2004