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











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












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












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












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

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