The Fort Stud At The KZN Yearling Sale


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Jill Fox’s The Fort Stud will be offering three quality lots, and another three as agent, at the 2018 KZN Yearling Sale at the beginning of July.

The Fort’s draft includes yearlings by successful sires Querari and Toreador, and promising young stallions Crusade, Master Of My Fate, Noble Tune and champion first crop sire What A Winter.

Rainhill (Lot 3) is a bay son of Danehill’s successful sire son Toreador, whose best include G1 winners Bull Valley and Link Man. The colt’s second dam is a half-sister to champion and G1 winning sprinter Golden Taipan and this is the same family as Summer Cup winner Liege and outstanding sprinter Rebel King.

Hot young stallion Master Of My Fate is responsible for a filly (Lot 76) whose winning second dam is a half-sister to 11 time stakes winner Grecian Gale, dam of G1 winners Malteme and Wendywood, and to the dam of July winner Power King.

Middle Park Stakes winner Crusade is responsible for Mythos (Lot 133) –a colt out of a four time winning daughter of emerging broodmare sire Camden Park, and this is the family of Christmas Handicap hero Fourth Estate.

The Fort Stud at the 2017 KZN Yearling Sale. Image: Candiese Marnewick
The Fort Stud at the 2017 KZN Yearling Sale. Image: Candiese Marnewick

Outstanding sire Querari, whose runners this season include Guineas hero Monks Hood and G1 sprinter Pinnacle Peak, has City Dancer (Lot 135) in this draft. This bay colt is out of a winning daughter of champion Johannesburg (sire of Scat Daddy) and second dam is a half-sister to champion and Oaks winner Candy Critic. This is the famed E family of champions Empress Club, Ecurie and Elusive Fort.

Unbridled’s Song’s Breeders’ Cup runner up Noble Tune is the sire of a colt (Lot 144) out of a winning half-sister to six time stakes winner Variometer, while four time G1 winner, and prominent young stallion, What A Winter, has a filly on offer, whose winning Royal Academy dam (a sister in blood to outstanding matriarch Mystic Spring) is a half-sister to multiple stakes winner Feel My Love (Lot185).

The two day KZN Sale will be held at the Sibaya Entertainment World on July5th and 6th.


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