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FORT WOOD

1990 – 2015

One of the most influential sires ever to stand in South Africa, Fort Wood was both a Champion Sire and multiple Champion Broodmare Sire, and his influence continues to be felt in South Africa. A successful sire of sires, whose sire sons include Dynasty, Horse Chestnut and Elusive Fort, Fort Wood left behind 15 G1 winners including eight official champions

Three of his sons were named Horse Of The Year

In total, Fort Wood was the sire of 78 stakes winners, and a further 60 black type performers
To date, his daughters have produced such G1 winners as Marinaresco, William Longsword, Nightingale, Contador,  Cherry On The Top,  Capetown Noir, Thunder Dance, Real Princess, Captain America,  Royal Fantasy Noah From Goa, Bouquet-Garni, Forest Indigo and Mokaro

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July 29, 2019 in Fort Wood

PROMINENT SOUTH AFRICAN SIRE FORT WOOD DIES

Fort Wood, one of South Africa's most successful sires of the past two decades, has died. The son of Sadler's Wells was 25 and had been active at Mauritzfontein Stud…
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July 29, 2019 in Fort Wood

A TRUE SOUTH AFRICAN LEGEND

The recent passing of Mauritzfontein’s outstanding sire, Fort Wood, marked the end of an era. Fort Wood, whose first foals were born in 1995, was 25 at the time of…
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July 29, 2019 in Fort Wood

LEGEND OF THE FALL

In South Africa, Fall Aspen’s deceased champion sire son, Fort Wood, continues to make his presence felt through successful sire sons, Dynasty and Elusive Fort, promising grandson, Jackson, and a…
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