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Imvula (Aqlaam), a half-sister to Durban July winner Dancer’s Daughter, is turning out to be a valuable broodmare for Drakenstein Stud.

She has produced the champion Rain In Holland as well as stakes-placed Rain In Newmarket and now the Justin Snaith-trained Drakenstein homebred ItsRainingWilliam looks to have plenty of promise.

The William Longsword two-year-old colt had finished placed in his first three starts in some well contested Maiden Juvenile Plates.

Today he faced older maidens and started odds-on favourite.

He showed good pace to take the lead and displayed a lovely action.

He produced a superb kick when it counted to draw away and win easing up by three lengths under Richard Fourie.

Considering his half-sister by Duke Of Marmalade landed the Wilgerbosdrift Triple Tiara he should go further so has exciting potential.     

Picture: ItsRainingWilliiam (Wayne Marks).