Journeyman News

Monday, December 8, 2014
R Sassy Lass, a 2-year-old filly by Journeyman Stud stallion Exclusive Quality, wore down Coco’s Wildcat to win the $100,000 Sandpiper Stakes on Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs.
Monday, December 1, 2014
Cyber Secret, a multiple-graded stakes winner by leading sire Broken Vow, will stand the 2015 breeding season at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Ocala-based Journeyman Stud.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Leap Year Luck, a 2-year-old bay filly by Journeyman Stud stallion Hear No Evil, gave her connections yet another reason to celebrate...
Sunday, November 23, 2014
Daring Kathy became Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir's third graded stakes winner on the season with a victory in the $100,000-added My Charmer Handicap (G3) on Saturday, November 22, at Gulfstream Park West.
Saturday, November 22, 2014
It has been a banner year for Journeyman Stud. Stallions standing at the farm sired all six winners of the Florida Sire Stakes at Gulfstream Park. In addition, in two of the FSS races it was a Journeyman Stud stallions trifecta, as well as a 1-2 and two 1-3 finishes in five of the events.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Leap Year Luck, a 2-year-old bay filly by Hear No Evil continued her lucky streak with a victory in the $100,000 Juvenile Filly Sprint Stakes on November 8 at Gulfstream Park West.
Monday, October 20, 2014
Daring Kathy, a daughter of Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir, was much the best in winning the $90,000 Cellars Shiraz Stakes on October 18 at Gulfstream Park West.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
Valery Stripe became Journeyman Stud stallion Cool Coal Man's first stakes winner and first graded stakes winner in one big victory
Friday, October 10, 2014
Stallions who currently stand at Journeyman Stud sired the winners of all six inaugural FSS races. And in two of the stakes, it was a Journeyman Stud stallions trifecta with a 1-2 finish in one and 1-3 finish in two others.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Holywell, a 2-year-old filly by Journeyman Stud's Exclusive Quality, was an assertive victress in the Florida Sire Stakes' $350,000-added My Dear Girl Stakes on October 4 at Gulfstream Park.
Friday, October 10, 2014
Jacks Or Better Farm's homebred Sing Praises prevailed in a thrilling photo finish to capture the Florida Sire Stakes' $350,000-added In Reality Stakes on October 4 at Gulfstream Park.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Holywell, a 2-year-old filly by Journeyman Stud's Exclusive Quality, was a prayer-answering nose winner in the Florida Sire Stakes' $250,000-added Susan's Girl Stakes on September 6 at Gulfstream Park.
Sunday, September 7, 2014
It was a Jacks Or Better Farm 1-2 finish as Twotwentyfive A bested stablemate Sing Praises by a neck in a thrilling photo finish in the Florida Sire Stakes' $250,000-added Affirmed Stakes on September 6 at Gulfstream Park
Sunday, September 7, 2014
Rainbow Heir, a 4-year-old colt by Journeyman Stud's Wildcat Heir, romps to a 12-and-a-half length victory in the $60,000 New Jersey Breeders Handicap on September 6 at Monmouth Park
Friday, September 5, 2014
Quality Lass, by Journeyman Stud stallion Exclusive Quality, put on a show of speed and grit in winning the $200,000 Turf Amazon Handicap
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Hear No Evil's Best Plan Yet,continued his sire's hot streak with a determined win in the $90,000 Forty Niner Stakes on August 23 at Gulfstream Park
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Progeny of Journeyman Stud stallion Hear No Evil dominates in the inaugural running of the Florida Sire Stakes on August 9 at Gulfstream Park winning both the Dr. Fager and Desert Vixen Stakes
Monday, July 28, 2014
Rainbow Heir, a 4-year-old colt by Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir, romped to an easy victory in the $130,000 Teddy Drone Stakes on Sunday, July 27, at Monmouth Park.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Heir Kitty, a Grade I stakes winner by Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir, tops the Del Mar Paddock Sale of Race Ready Horses on Sunday bringing $750,000 on behalf of owners David Bernsen and Paul Makin.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Wildcat Heir's progeny were scoring big for their owners from coast to coast this past weekend.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Coco's Wildcat, a 2-year-old filly by Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir, became a stakes winner in only her second career start.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Sing Praises, a 2-year-old colt by Journeyman Stud stallion Hear No Evil, breaks his maiden in his second start in the $75,000 Birdonthewire Stakes on July 12 at Gulfstream Park.
Monday, June 23, 2014
Daring Kathy, a daughter of Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir, was more than daring in a dominating win in $90,000 Starfish Bay Stakes on Sunday, June 15, at Gulfstream Park.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Quality Lass, a 5-year-old mare by Exclusive Quality, showed her heart and class in winning the $100,000 Satin and Lace Stakes on June 8 at Presque Isle Downs.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Valery Stripe became Cool Coal Man's first winner in her career debut while scoring an impressive length and three-quarters victory in a sizzling :59.93 maiden special weight.
Monday, May 12, 2014
Wildcat Heir progeny Daring Kathy and Marnesia Wild Heir posted a 1-2 finish in the $90,000 Honey Ryder Stakes on Saturday, May 10, at Gulfstream Park.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Florida's leading sire Wildcat Heir was well represented once again at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. selected sale of 2-year-olds in training March 11...
Monday, March 10, 2014
Journeyman Stud's Wildcat Heir was named the 2013 Florida Stallion of the Year at the 54th Annual FTBOA Awards Gala...
Monday, February 24, 2014
Wildcat Heir's 3-year-old filly Red Minx has the makings of a star on the rise after winning for the second time in as many starts on Feb. 24...
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Wildcat Heir, Florida's top-ranked sire of 2014, got his fourth stakes winner of the year on Saturday...
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Derivativecontract won a heated stretch battle to emerge victorious in a 5 1/2-furlong maiden special weight affair for 3-year-olds at Gulfstream Park...
Saturday, February 8, 2014
Countercyclical devastated his foes Friday at Fair Grounds as the son of Circular Quay rolled to a 12 1/2-length maiden special weight victory going six furlongs, earning a gaudy 100 Beyer Speed Figure...
Sunday, February 2, 2014
Wild Dude's furious rally in the final furlong propelled the 4-year-old Wildcat Heir colt to victory in the $200,000 Palos Verdes S. (G2) at Santa Anita, earning a 104 Beyer...
Saturday, February 1, 2014
For the second time in three days, a 3-year-old daughter of Wildcat Heir was unveiled in style,...
Thursday, January 30, 2014
Wildcat Heir's progeny continued to rack up the victories the last week of January, the latest coming Wednesday at Laurel Park, when Proud to Be Wild romped by 6 1/4-lengths...
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Wildcat Heir got his second stakes winner of the week on Saturday when the filly Ramona's Wildcat cruised to a 9 1/2-length victory in the $50,000 El Paso Times H...
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Buoyed by the top two prices of the sale, Journeyman Bloodstock Services finished in the top five consignors in both gross receipts and average price...
Saturday, January 25, 2014
Daring Kathy made short work of a field of 3-year-old maiden special weight fillies Friday at Gulfstream Park, rolling to a 4 1/4-length score...
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Day 1 of the Jan. 22-24 OBS 2014 Winter Mixed Sale saw Journeyman Bloodstock Services, Inc. consign and sell the top two highest-priced lots of the session...
Monday, January 20, 2014
Hot Heir Skier became the first stakes winner of 2014 for Wildcat Heir with a gutsy effort to take the $100,000 Jimmy Winkfield S...
Sunday, January 19, 2014
The year got off to a fast start for Saint Anddan when Holy Man annexed the First Citizens First Sprint (G2)...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Wildcat Heir isn't a great sire if one is looking for a potential classic runner. He is, in fact...
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Wildcat Heir officially turns 14 on New Year’s Day, just a few days after his daughter Heir Kitty became the stallion’s first Grade 1 winner with a victory in the La Brea Stakes at Santa Anita over established top-tier performers Sweet Lulu, Executiveprivilege, and My Happy Face...
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Heir Kitty's victory in the $300,000 La Brea S. for 3-year-old fillies Dec. 26 at Santa Anita capped another stellar year for Wildcat Heir...
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Saint Anddan, Florida's top-3 Third Crop sire, added another stakes win to his record when 3-year-old Coqueto del Ocho captured the Classic Moses Henriquez S...
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Awesome Feather made headlines on Monday night, Nov. 4th when she sold for $1.9 million to Katsumi Yoshida. The champion daughter of Journeyman Stud stallion Awesome of Course...
Friday, November 1, 2013
Cool Coal Man, a Grade 2 winner of $929,728 by Horse of the Year Mineshaft, will stand the 2014 breeding season at Brent & Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL...
Thursday, October 24, 2013
Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud announced 2014 fees for its 13-horse roster, which features new stallions Brethren and Winslow Homer...
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Hear No Evil's top 2-year-old Best Plan Yet won his second stakes of the year Saturday at Calder...
Friday, October 11, 2013
Brethren, a graded stakes-winning half-brother to Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver, has retired to stud at Brent & Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL for the 2014 breeding season...
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Exclusive Quality's leading earner of 2013 Sr. Quisqueyano got his third stakes win of the year with a 2 1/4-length score in the $100,000 Quality Road S...
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Pachanga Party's connections celebrated Saturday after the undefeated 2-year-old Indy Wind colt scampered to a 1 3/4-length victory in the $85,000 Birdonthewire S...
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Bigman in Town was just that in the Grade 1, $550,000 Trinidad and Tobago Derby on Sept. 23, as the 3-year-old Cowtown Cat rolled to a dominating 4 1/2-victory...
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Black Diamond Cat got his second straight stakes win in Saturday’s $100,000 Montbrook S. at Gulfstream Park...
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Best Plan Yet, already twice stakes placed, took his career to the next level with a victory in the $85,000 Foolish Pleasure S. Saturday...
Friday, September 6, 2013
Winslow Homer, winner of Gulfstream’s Holy Bull S. (G3) as a 3-year-old, has been retired from racing and will stand new for 2014 at Brent & Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL. A fee will be announced at a later date for the gray son of Unbridled’s Song...
Monday, September 2, 2013
With four wins in five starts this year, Shared Adventure is the top-rated horse at the prestigious Barbados Turf Club...
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Sunset Silhouette rolled to a 5 1/2-length maiden special weight score Saturday at Gulfstream Park with an emphatic move in midstretch...
Saturday, August 24, 2013
Exclusive Quality's leading earner of 2013, Sr. Quisqueyano, padded his impressive resume with a gate to wire win in the $115,000 Eight Mile East S. Saturday...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Jewel of a Cat is now a two-time stakes winner after the 3-year-old filly by Wildcat Heir scored a half-length victory in the $100,000 Coronation Cup Monday at Saratoga...
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Black Diamond Cat used stalking trip on his way to a 2 ¼-length victory over a field that included a pair Grade 1 stakes-winners...
Saturday, August 3, 2013
The duo of Best Plan Yet and D N A Approved topped a Calder maiden special weight race Saturday for a 1-2 finish for their sire Hear No Evil...
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
The current crop of 2-year-olds by Hear No Evil have gotten off to an excellent start this season...
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
Journeyman stallions made their mark at the July 6 Summit of Speed at Calder Race Course, with five stakes horses on the day...
Monday, July 8, 2013
With five 2-year-old winners in 2013, including three over the July 4th holiday weekend, Wildcat Heir sits atop the Florida 2-year-old winners sire list...
Thursday, July 4, 2013
Rainbow Heir kicked clear in the lane to score a five length win in the $100,000 Jersey Shore S. (G3)...
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Conquest Whiplash, a 2-year-old daughter of Hear No Evil, impressed in her career debut with a front-running score in the $153,000 Victoria S.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A bay colt by Journeyman stallion Circular Quay topped the first session of the OBS June Sale, bringing a winning bid of $275,000...
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
In recent years, more and more retired Thoroughbred organizations have appeared, trying to make sure our retired athletes have a forever home and purpose...
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Multiple stakes winner Black Diamond Cat made his first win of the year a blacktype victory,...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
A colt by Cowtown Cat brought $180,000 at the May 20-21 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale in Timonium, Md...
Friday, May 17, 2013
This upcoming Saturday, marks the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes, the second jewel of the Triple Crown. Over the past three years, this has been the race that concerned trainers when making their bid for the Triple Crown.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Awesome Belle beat Canadian Mistress by a nose in the $55,000 Mairzy Doates S. May 4 at Calder...
Friday, April 26, 2013
A $160,000 colt topped hefty sales results for Cowtown Cat at the recently concluded OBS 2-year-olds in training sale...
Friday, April 26, 2013
Awesome of Course's lone offering on the final day of the April 22-25 OBS 2-year-olds in training sale netted a superlative winning bid of $110,000...
Friday, April 26, 2013
April 6th marked an important day for Florida racing when Tampa Bay Downs hosted its 11th annual Florida Cup Day, a showcase day for Florida breds. The connections of Tampa Bay Downs created six stake races to be contested the first Saturday of April.
Thursday, April 25, 2013
A colt by Journeyman Stud stallion Circular Quay brought a winning bid of $300,000 during the final day of the April 22-25 OBS 2-year-olds in Training sale...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Summer Exclusive prevailed after a stretch-long battle to win the $73,600 Harry Henson S. on opening day of Hollywood Park’s Spring/Summer meet...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Buoyed by a trio of six-figure juveniles, Wildcat Heir's average sale price of $66,417 at the April 22-25 OBS 2-year-olds in training sale was eight times his 2013 stud fee...
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Hear No Evil had one of the highlights of the third day of the OBS 2013 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training when a filly by Hear No Evil sold for $370,000...
Friday, April 19, 2013
The April 16-19 Under Tack Show for the OBS 2013 Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds sale concluded with several juveniles by Journeyman Stud stallions making a big impression...
Monday, April 15, 2013
Brent and Crystal Fernung recently announced the launch of a new apparel line of items featuring Wildcat Heir, Florida's two-time leading sire...
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Each month we plan to profile a different horsemen in Journeyman Journals. This will allow novice fans and current racing enthusiasts the opportunity to get to know people behind the scenes. A little background information can go a long way in attracting a fan base...
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The $75,000 Journeyman Stud Sophomore Turf S. fittingly went to a son of Journeyman stallion Exclusive Quality...
Saturday, April 6, 2013
Exclusive Quality got his second stakes winner of the day when Sr. Quisqueyano rolled to a 7 1/2-length victory in the $250,000 Calder Derby...
Friday, April 5, 2013
Thoroughbred racing is a sport where horses can quickly come in and out of fashion. A weekend of racing can make all of the difference in a stallion’s career...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
There are 3 categories of mares to deal with during the breeding season. A maiden mare is one that has never been bred, a barren mare was bred the previous year and did not conceive and the foaling mares as explained in our previous post...
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
From January to June the normal day on a Thoroughbred farm especially for a breeding and foaling operation is one few people get to experience but even for veterans of many foaling seasons it is always a special time of year...
Friday, March 29, 2013
March 30th marks the 18th running of the Dubai World Cup, the world’s richest race with a purse that values $10 million. The world’s best horse’s will line up to compete for $10 million, and the victor could etch their name as one of the leading thoroughbred earners of all time.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
In June of 2012 Churchill Downs Inc., made a huge alteration for how thoroughbreds qualify for the Kentucky Derby. Since 1986, the final field for the Derby has been determined by Graded Stakes Earnings...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Saint Anddan's leading runner this year, Saint of Saints, overcame plenty of trouble to prevail by two lengths on the turf in the feature race at Gulfstream Park...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Three-year-old Rainbow Heir kept his record intact with a front-running allowance victory March 21 at Laurel Park...
Friday, March 22, 2013
The first foal for Journeyman Stud stallion J P’s Gusto, a multiple graded stakes winner of the Del Mar Futurity (G1), was recently reported by Journeyman's Brent and Crystal Fernung...
Friday, March 22, 2013
In the next few weeks there are many exciting events to look forward to. Excitement will be building with Kentucky Derby qualifiers in full throw...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A filly by Cowtown Cat brought a top bid of $60,000, 15x his 2013 stud fee, during the first day of the March 12-13 OBS Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale...
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Exclusive Quality's 3-year-old colt Summer Exclusive turned in a sharp-looking effort in his first lifetime start Saturday at Santa Anita...
Friday, February 15, 2013
The fiscal cliff tax legislation passed by Congress and signed by President Obama earlier this week reinstated an important business investment incentive and substantially increased another incentive program.
Saturday, February 9, 2013
Awesome of Course's multiple stakes winner Fort Loudon collected his seventh career black-type win in Saturday's Gulfstream Sprint Championship (G3)...
Friday, February 8, 2013
Michelle Hemingway has been named Senior Bloodstock Associate at Brent & Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud, where she will primarily be responsible for stallion season sales and marketing at the Ocala-based farm...
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Saint Anddan's multiple stakes winner Another Romance will sell as a broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale...
Monday, January 28, 2013
Journeyman Stud stallion Jackson Bend, a multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire who retired from racing in 2012, will not stand his first season at stud in 2013 after it was determined that he would require more time to recover from a training accident suffered last August...
Monday, January 14, 2013
Fort Loudon, the 3-year-old colt by Awesome of Course, finished 2012 as the runaway winner in his division of the FTBOA Chase to the Championship rankings.
Monday, January 14, 2013
Circular Quay's 2-year-old stakes-winning filly Verso a Verso was recently named the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (FTBOA) 2012 divisional winner...
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Journeyman Stud stallions Circular Quay and Cowtown Cat wrapped up 2012 ranked first and second, respectively, on Florida's First Crop Sire list...
Thursday, January 3, 2013
For the third straight year Wildcat Heir finished atop the Florida General Sire List in North American earnings...
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Mr. Mostly rolled to a 9 3/4-length maiden win Friday at Hawthorne to give Cowtown Cat his second winner in the past three days...
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Cowtown Cat, Florida's leading freshman sire of winners, racked up winner number 13 the day after Christmas at Gulfstream Park...
Sunday, December 23, 2012
Perfect Wind stormed to a six-length maiden win Dec. 23 going 5 1/2-furlongs at Parx...
Thursday, December 13, 2012
Champion Awesome Feather, the all-time leading earner by Awesome of Course, has been retired, it was announced on Dec. 13...
Saturday, December 8, 2012
Forget That Gal battled her way to a head victory in a maiden turf race Friday at Gulfstream Park, giving her sire Cowtown Cat his twelfth winner from his first crop...
Saturday, December 1, 2012
Island Music battled to a neck maiden win Friday night at Charles Town, giving Florida's leading freshman sire Circular Quay his tenth winner this year...
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Journeyman stallions Circular Quay and Exclusive Quality added to their black-type total in 2012 on Calder Millions Day...
Sunday, November 11, 2012
Brent & Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud announced 2013 fees for its 13-stallion roster, headlined by Wildcat Heir, Florida's Leading General Sire for the third straight year, and Awesome of Course, a former Florida Champion Juvenile Sire...
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Jaguar Barows zipped six furlongs in a track-record 1:08.5 to give the 2-year-old Wildcat heir colt his first lifetime score...
Saturday, November 3, 2012
Trinniberg posted his first Grade 1 victory in the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint by three-quarters of a length Nov. 3 at Santa Anita Park...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Trinniberg will add blinkers for the first time as the 3-year-old son of Teuflesberg aims to take home the trophy in the $1.5 million Breeders' Cup Sprint (G1)...
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Undefeated champion Awesome Feather will put her perfect 10-for-10 record on the line when the 4-year-old Awesome of Course filly goes postward in Friday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (G1)...
Monday, October 29, 2012
Florida's leading freshman sire Circular Quay keeps churning out winners from his first crop, getting his second winner in as many days...
Saturday, October 27, 2012
G1-winning millionaire Circular Quay remains on top of the Florida Freshman Sire list after having his 8th two-year-old winner from his first crop...
Friday, October 19, 2012
Cowtown Cat's winners from his first crop hit 10 on Oct. 17 with Milenario's victory against straight maidens...
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Reporting Star took to Calder's turf with plenty of gusto, winning his Oct. 17 debut by 7 1/2-lengths...
Monday, October 15, 2012
One Firm Cat, already stakes-placed, broke his maiden on Santa Anita's downhill turf course to give Cowtown Cat his ninth winner from his first crop...
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Verso a Verso drew off in powerful fashion to roll to a five length victory in Saturday's $300,000 My Dear Girl S. at Calder...
Saturday, October 13, 2012
Jacks or Better Farm, Inc.’s Awesome Belle won her fourth straight race when she took the $75,000 Frances A. Genter S...
Friday, October 12, 2012
Florida's second-leading sire of first-crop winners Circular Quay chalked up number six Friday at Calder...
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Jackson Bend, the Florida-bred Champion Male Sprinter of 2011 and an earner of $1,613,450, has been retired from racing and will stand stud at Journeyman Stud in Ocala...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Cowtown Cat racked up another winner from his first crop on Sept. 26 when Model Citizen rolled to a 6 1/2-length win...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Ostourah, a full sister to multiple graded-stakes winner Trinniberg, pulled away to a 1 3/4-length victory in her debut Sept. 26...
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Redskinsandcowboys fittingly broke her maiden on Sunday, handing Cowtown Cat, Florida's leading freshman sire, his seventh winner...
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Tricksareforkids drew away to a three-length maiden win Sept. 21 at Fairplex Park to give her sire Cowtown Cat his sixth winner from his first crop...
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Undefeated champion Awesome Feather ran her record to 10-for-10 Thursday at Belmont Park...
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Awesome Belle turned in her second stakes victory in month, and third straight, with a powerful 4 ¾-length victory in the $75,000 Judy’s Red Shoes S...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
A yearling colt by leading Florida sire Wildcat Heir was well-received in the market on Day 2 of the annual Keeneland September sale, bringing $210,000 from buyer Friarstown Stud...
Sunday, September 9, 2012
Depeche Chat got his first career stakes win when he romped to a 6 1/2-length score in the $75,000 Franklin-Simpson Mile S...
Monday, August 27, 2012
Fort Loudon proved his class once again with a game second-place finish in the $500,000 King's Bishop S. Aug. 25 at Saratoga...
Sunday, August 26, 2012
On a Saturday full of 2-year-old stakes at Calder, the most impressive performance came from the Exclusive Quality colt Sr. Quisqueyano...
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Jacks or Better Farms, Inc. homebred filly Awesome Belle led at every call to take the $75,000 Crystal Rail S. at Calder on Saturday...
Friday, August 17, 2012
Circular Quay got his fifth winner from his first crop on Aug. 16, lifting the Journeyman Stud stallion to co-leading Freshman Sire of winners...
Monday, August 13, 2012
Jewel in the Sky cruised to a 6 3/4-length score July 12 at Calder to give the 2-year-old daughter of Circular Quay the second score of her young career...
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Sr. Quisqueyano remained perfect after two starts with a runaway 12 1/4-length victory Saturday...
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Wizardry, by leading Florida second-crop sire Teuflesberg, became her sires newest stakes winner on August 11 when the 3-year-old filly captured the $50,000 Aspen Cup S. at Ruidoso Downs...
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Two-year-old colt Calgary Cat became the fifth winner for Florida's leading freshman sire Cowtown Cat when he cruised to a promising victory in a $67,000 maiden special weight race at Woodbine on August 12th...
Friday, August 10, 2012
Mayberry Madness broke his maiden by 15 ¾ lengths Friday, Aug. 10 at Calder, giving his sire Circular Quay the 4th winner from his debut crop to race...
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Journeyman Stud sire Sweet Return got his first winner when the 3-year-old filly Misspartypants scored a come-from-behind one-length victory in a maiden claiming race Aug. 5 at Monmouth Park...
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Journeyman Stud stallion Awesome of Course continues his impressive run of high-class performers, as his 3-year-old filly Awesome Belle became his fourth stakes winner of 2012...
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Sonofawildcat, a 5-year-old by leading Florida sire Wildcat Heir, captured his fourth consecutive victory with a front-running win in the Marquis H. at Marquis Downs in Canada...
Friday, July 20, 2012
Circular Quay got his third winner from his first crop on July 20 at Calder as Rhondaslemondrop galloped to a front-running 4 1/2-length maiden win...
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Cowtown Cat, the nation's co-leading freshman sire of winners, notched number four at Calder on Saturday...
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Fort Loudon, by Awesome of Course, and Trinniberg, by Teuflesberg, staged a thrilling duel in the $150,000 Carrry Back S. (G3)...
Saturday, July 7, 2012
Another Romance's 1 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Azalea S. July 7 at Calder gave her sire Saint Anddan his first graded stakes winner...
Monday, July 2, 2012
Wildcat Heir, the nation's leading fourth-crop sire and Florida's leading sire, had a huge week topped off on July 1 when Derwin's Star scored a 3 ½-length victory in the Grade 3 Bed o' Roses H...
Monday, July 2, 2012
Circular Quay picked up his second winner from his first crop, when Pick It Up Peg broke her maiden first time out by 3 1/2 lengths in the first race today at Parx Racing...
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Making his first start in more than seven months, John Johny Jak, by Wildcat Heir, scored a comeback win in the $70,800 Robert K. Kerlan Memorial H.Sunday at Hollywood Park...
Friday, June 29, 2012
Florida's leading freshman sire Cowtown Cat got another winner June 29 at Woodbine when Towncat scored a come-from-behind, one-length victory...
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
A daughter of hot freshman sire Circular Quay was the top-priced filly at the opening session of the OBS June Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training...
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Journeyman Stud continued its ascent into the ranks of the elite stallion programs, with four stakes winners by four different stallions on Belmont Stakes Day, June 9th...
Monday, June 11, 2012
In his impressive victory performance in the $400,000 Woody Stephens S. (G2) at Belmont Park on June 9, Trinniberg sped the highest sprint Beyer of any 3-year-old colt in 2012...
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Freshman sire Circular Quay, a Grade 1-winning millionaire who stands at Journeyman Stud, sired his first winner on Saturday when two-year-old filly Jewel in the Sky...
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Heavily favored Fort Loudon took command at the half and poured it on from there, scoring by 3 3/4-lengths in the $75,000 Unbridled Stakes at Calder on June 9th...
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Sprouting wings in the stretch, Another Romance came from far back to grab victory right at the wire in the $75,000 Leave Me Alone S. on June 9 at Calder...
Saturday, June 9, 2012
Champion Sire Wildcat Heir got his 15th career stakes winner, when Wild Bout Tiffany took her field gate to wire in the $75,000 U Can Do It Stakes at Calder June 9...
Thursday, May 24, 2012
Cowtown Cat, Florida's leading freshman sire, had his second winner on May 18 when Pochitoque broke his maiden...
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
With a final bid of $450,000, a full sister to multiple graded stakes winner Trinniberg, by Teuflesberg, was the top-priced filly in the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic sale of 2-year-olds...
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Coming from sixth with just a furlong to run, Wild About Marie made it career stakes win No. 4 in the $68,000 Unbridled Sidney S...
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Redbud Road, a two-time stakes winner at Calder during her juvenile season, got 2012 off to a terrific start...
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Multiple stakes winner Fort Loudon added to his impressive resume on May 12...
Friday, May 11, 2012
Journeyman Stud's Cowtown Cat became the first Florida freshman to sire a winner when his two-year-old filly Richie'slilcowgirl scored a debut win in the first race at Arlington Park on May 11...
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Numbers from the 2012 two-year-old sales are in, and Journeyman Stud freshman sires Circular Quay and Cowtown Cat both enjoyed high marks...
Friday, April 27, 2012
Buyers jumped at the chance to buy a pair of colts from the first-crop sire Circular Quay offered during the first day of the April 23-26 OBS Select 2-year-old sale...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
A colt from the first crop of Cowtown Cat sold for $155,000 at the OBS Select 2-year-old sale on April 24...
Sunday, April 22, 2012
A rousing finish from fifth to first in the final furlong put Bleu Darling in the winner's circle for the $50,000 Hallowed Dream S...
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Trinniberg outclassed his opponent once again, this time winning by three lengths in the Grade 3 Bay Shore S...
Saturday, April 7, 2012
Jackson Bend added another stellar performance to his brilliant career Saturday, winning Aqueduct's $400,000 Carter H. (G1) by a nose...
Thursday, March 22, 2012
The promising Saint of Saints took just 1:22.14 to break maiden going seven furlongs in a salty $60,350 Maiden Special Weight heat at Gulfstream on March 22....
Thursday, March 15, 2012
The first two-year-old to sell from the first crop of Cowtown Cat was popular in the sales ring, bringing $100,000 on Day One of the OBS March Select Sale...
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Trinniberg turned in a powerhouse performance in the March 10 Swale S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Three-year-old Nofinancingneeded, by Teuflesberg, proved best against a full field of maidens on March 6 at Parx...
Tuesday, March 6, 2012
Two colts by Wildcat Heir sold for more than $100,000, both more than 12x his stud fee, at the March 5 Barretts Select Sale...
Monday, February 27, 2012
In its recent issue, Thoroughbred Times featured Journeyman Stud stallions Wildcat Heir and Awesome of Course...
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Multiple graded stakes winner and record setter Kiss the Kid sired his first reported foals recently in Florida when a filly and colt were both born within a few days of one another at Hardacre Farm...
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
With a recent spate of winners and his latest stakes horse, Saint Anddan has risen to the second spot on Florida's second-crop sire list...
Saturday, February 4, 2012
With a great first month of the year, Journeyman Stud's young stallion Exclusive Quality sits atop Florida's second-crop sire list...
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Champion Awesome Feather turned in yet another scintillating performance in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff S...
Sunday, January 22, 2012
Budding star Christopher's Joy remained undefeated as the 3-year-old son of Exclusive Quality scored by a comfortable length in his first start against winners...
Saturday, January 14, 2012
A troubled start and twice altering course in the stretch couldn't stop 4-5 favorite Jackson Bend from claiming victory in the $100,000 Hal's Hope S...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The first weanling by Cowtown Cat offered at auction in 2012 brought $30,000, more than 7x his stud fee, during day 3 of the Keeneland January sale...
Wednesday, January 11, 2012
Exclusive Quality's Dreaming of Neno got home a three-quarter length winner in his career debut at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 11...
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
Shigeru Acerola, a 2-year-old son of Wildcat Heir, won his first career stakes, in just his fourth lifetime start, Dec. 17...
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Our Mr. Bud's 2 1/2-length maiden win Saturday at Gulfstream Park gave his sire Saint Anddan his 16th winner from his first crop...
Monday, December 12, 2011
Christopher's Joy powered to a 3 1/2-length victory Dec. 12 at Parx Racing in the career debut of the 2-year-old colt by Exclusive Quality...
Thursday, December 8, 2011
Cedar Key Sunset overcame a rough start to break his maiden at Hawthorne on Dec. 8, giving his sire Saint Anddan his 15th winner...
Saturday, December 3, 2011
Logan's Peak used a final furlong surge to break her maiden Dec. 1 at Woodbine...
Sunday, November 27, 2011
Ladies Drink Free battled to a half-length maiden win Nov. 27 at Hawthorne to give Exclusive Quality his twelfth winner of the year...
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Track announcer Tom Durkin called Awesome Feather's performance “perfect” as the 3-year-old filly crossed the wire in the Grade 1 Gazelle S. to run her record to a flawless 8-for-8...
Saturday, November 26, 2011
Saint Anddan, Florida's leading first crop sire of winners, ran his total to 14 on Nov. 26 when the aptly named It's Time to Win cruised to a 4 3/4-length win...
Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Brent & Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud announced no increases to fees for its 14-stallion roster for 2012, headlined by Wildcat Heir, Florida's 2011 Leading General Sire, and Awesome of Course, Florida's 2011 Leading Juvenile Sire...
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Vineyard Haven, a three-time Grade 1 winner and leading 2-year-old of his generation, has been retired from racing and will stand his first season in 2012 at Brent & Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL...
Friday, November 11, 2011
J P's Gusto, a Grade 1-winning juvenile and top 3-year-old sprinter, has retired to Brent & Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL and will stand his first season in 2012...
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Exclusive Quality, Florida's second-leading freshman sire of winners, got his 11th Nov. 6 at Calder...
Sunday, November 6, 2011
Wildcat Heir's John Johny Jak won his third careers stake on Nov. 5 with a nose victory in the $70,150 Lure S. at Santa Anita...
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
Wizardry galloped to a 3 1/2-length maiden victory on Nov. 1 to give freshman sire Teuflesberg his fourth winner from his first crop...
Monday, October 31, 2011
Hey Brayden went right to the front en route to a 2 1/4-length maiden win at Calder to give his sire Exclusive Quality his tenth winner...
Friday, October 28, 2011
Journeyman's Saint Anddan got 2-year-old winner No. 12 from his first crop to race, putting him at the top of the Florida Freshman Sire list...
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Fort Loudon drew away late en route to a 2 1/2-length win in the $300,000 In Reality S. Oct. 15 at Calder...
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Awesome Belle dominated her competition in the $300,000 Florida Stallion My Dear Girl S...
Saturday, October 15, 2011
Elusive Vacation drew off in the final furlong to break her maiden by a comfortable 3 1/2-lengths Oct. 15 at Calder Race Course...
Friday, October 14, 2011
With a big move at the top of the stretch, Wild About Marie rolled to a two length victory in the Buffalo Trace Franklin County S. Oct. 14 at Keeneland...
Friday, October 14, 2011
With 11 winners to his credit through Oct. 14, first-crop sire Saint Anddan rests atop Florida's list of freshman sires...
Thursday, October 13, 2011
Exclusive Quality added to his growing list of juvenile winners on Oct. 13 when Sassy Q drew off to a 3 3/4-length maiden win at Calder...
Monday, October 10, 2011
Journeyman Stud's Wildcat Heir took over the top spot on the Florida's general sire list with a big Oct. 8-9 weekend...
Friday, October 7, 2011
Backstage Magic rolled to 2 1/4-length maiden victory to give her sire Exclusive Quality his seventh winner from his first crop...
Thursday, October 6, 2011
Saint Anddan, Florida's leading freshman sire of winners, notched number ten on Oct. 6 when Bleu Darling galloped home a ten-length winner...
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Awesome Feather, last year's 2-year-old filly Eclipse champion, returned in style to win her first start of 2011 in the $60,000 Le Slew S. Oct. 4 at Belmont Park...
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Vexor and Trinniberg, both sons of Journeyman Stud stallions, were well clear of the field in their 1-2 finish in the Grade 2 Nashua S. Oct. 2 at Belmont Park...
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Journeyman Stud first year stallion Saint Anddan has had an amazing first year with his juvenile fillies, with eight of his nine winners coming from the female ranks...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Exclusively Maria battled to a neck victory in the $100,000 Cassidy S. Oct. 1 at Calder to give her sire Exclusive Quality stakes winner number one from his first crop of foals...
Saturday, October 1, 2011
Saint Anddan's Another Romance took the runner-up spot in the $100,000 Cassidy S. at Calder, just a neck back of Exclusively Maria, by Exclusive Quality, giving Journeyman first-crop stallions a 1-2 finish in the six furlong contest...
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Moment to Riches became winner number eight for Saint Anddan, Florida's leading freshman sire of juvenile winners...
Friday, September 23, 2011
Journeyman Stud's Saint Anddan has moved into the top spot on Florida's first-crop sire list with seven 2-year-old winners...
Sunday, September 18, 2011
Karmageddon earned her first win of the year and third lifetime stakes in Saturday's $60,000 Jersey Girl S...
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Mass Media's 3-year-old son Manicero made the first start of his career on the grass in the $75,000 Needles S. Sept. 17 at Calder...
Saturday, September 17, 2011
Saint Anddan, Florida's leading first-crop sire of winners with six, got his latest winner Sept. 16 at Woodbine...
Saturday, September 10, 2011
Saint D'aroak rolled to a 3 length win in the $89,200 City of Anderson S. on Sept. 10 at Hoosier Park to give her sire Saint Anddan his first stakes winner...
Friday, September 9, 2011
Florida-bred Jackson Bend may not be the biggest horse on the grounds, but the same thing can't be said about his heart...
Monday, September 5, 2011
Trinniberg faced the toughest 2-year-old colts on the East Coast in the $250,000 Hopeful S. (G1)...
Monday, September 5, 2011
First-crop sire Exclusive Quality logged winner number five on Sept. 4 when Howelling Wind broke his maiden first time out...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
Despite a less than ideal start, Jackson Bend was nothing short of incredible in the $250,000 Forego S. (G1)...
Saturday, September 3, 2011
With another maiden winner and a stakes-placed runner the past week, Journeyman Stud's first-crop sire Exclusive Quality has moved into the fourth spot on Florida's freshman sire list...
Friday, September 2, 2011
Saint Anddan had his second winner in three days when Saint D'aroak broke her maiden at second asking at Hoosier Park on Aug. 27...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Florida's second-leading freshman sire Saint Anddan accounted for another winner on Aug. 27 when the filly Lok Virsa scored by 2 3/4-lengths...
Sunday, August 28, 2011
Awesome of Course sired a first, a second and a third in two Florida Stallion Stakes races August 27, further expanding his lead as Florida’s #1 Juvenile Sire...
Friday, August 26, 2011
Going through the ring nearly back-to-back, a pair of Wildcat Heir yearlings fetched strong prices at OBS' select yearling sale...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
First-crop yearlings by Circular Quay proved popular on day 1 of the Aug. 23-25 OBS yearling sale...
Thursday, August 25, 2011
After the 3-day yearling sale at OBS on Aug. 23-25, Journeyman Stud's Cowtown Cat had 14 yearlings from his first crop go through the sales ring...
Wednesday, August 24, 2011
John Johny Jak, a 4-year-old son of Wildcat Heir, made a late bid to win the $85,000 Harry F. Brubaker S. by a nose...
Saturday, August 20, 2011
Mass Media's 3-year-old son Manicero rolled to a five length victory in the $75,000 Naked Greed S. Aug. 20 at Calder...
Friday, August 19, 2011
Florida's third-ranked freshman sire Exclusive Quality had another 2-year-old find the winner's circle on Aug. 19...
Friday, August 12, 2011
No one could have expected that a stallion standing in Oklahoma for $1,750 after failing to attract enough patronage to stay afloat in Florida would sire a Breeders' Cup winner and champion. But that was exactly what happened when Awesome Feather charged home first in the 2010 Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I)...
Friday, August 12, 2011
While the heavy heads were trading blows and taking headlines at Saratoga, the quietly successful stallion Awesome of Course was racking up a pair of stakes winners in the Dr. Fager and Desert Vixen divisions of the Florida Stallion Stakes at Calder...
Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Champion Sire Wildcat Heir unleashed yet another eye-catching juvenile when Vexor took a top class field of maidens gate to wire at Saratoga on August 10th...
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Joe Hollywood, bred by Journeyman's Brent and Crystal Fernung, ran off the screen with an amazing stretch run in a six furlong long first-level allowance race.
Saturday, August 6, 2011
A pair of 2-year-olds by Awesome of Course topped off a great Aug. 6 for Journeyman Stud at Calder Race Course...
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Wildcat Heir's Black Diamond Cat sprinted away from his competitors at the head of the stretch en route to a 4 1/2-length win in the $55,000 Major Moran S...
Saturday, August 6, 2011
Quality Lass turned her maiden win into a laugher at Woodbine as the 2-year-old daughter of Exclusive Quality ran away to a seven length win...
Saturday, July 30, 2011
The fittingly-named 2-year-old colt Sheer Talent showed he was worthy of his monicker in his debut...
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Not an Altar Boy, a 2-year-old from the first crop of Teuflesberg, broke his maiden July 24 at River Downs...
Friday, July 22, 2011
Jackson Bend scooted up the rail to take the $78,000 James Marvin S. by 2 1/2-lengths on July 22...
Friday, July 8, 2011
Bank Merger, making his first U. S. start since Oct., 2010, rolled to a six-length win at Belmont Park on July 8...
Friday, July 8, 2011
Journeyman Stud's first-crop sire Saint Anddan got his second career winner July 8 at Presque Isle Downs...
Friday, July 8, 2011
Journeyman Stud's Teuflesberg scored his first U. S. winner on July 8 at Calder when Trinniberg dominated a field of 2-year-old colts...
Monday, July 4, 2011
Wildcat Heir's Black Diamond Cat got up in the shadow of the wire to grab the winner's share of the $75,000 Bob Umphrey Turf Sprint...
Saturday, July 2, 2011
Redbud Road and Awesome Belle completed a one-two finish in the $100,000 J J'sDream S. July 2 at Calder.
Sunday, June 26, 2011
Journeyman Stud's Saint Anddan had his first winner June 26 at Hollywood Park when his 2-year-old filly Woebegon went gate-to-wire...
Sunday, June 26, 2011
First-time starter Greatful Heir rolled to a 3 3/4-length victory going five furlongs at Monmouth Park on June 26...
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Journeyman Stud’s Exclusive Quality sired his first winner on June 25, when Exclusively Maria won a $40,000 maiden special weight at Calder by six lengths.
Saturday, June 11, 2011
Beso Grande won her second straight stakes at Calder on June 11...
Monday, June 6, 2011
Wild Mia made her first start in California a winning one, edging Andina by a neck to capture the $75,100 Redondo Beach S. June 5 at Hollywood...
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Journeyman Stud's Teuflesberg sired his first winner on May 21, when his 2-year-old son This One for Me broke his maiden by 3 1/4 lengths at Hipodromo de las Americas racetrack in Mexico...
Monday, May 23, 2011
Three wins on May 21st, including a sterling victory in a $54,584 Hollywood Park allowance over 8 ½ furlongs, solidified Consolidator’s ranking as America’s Leading Third Crop Sire by winners and wins...
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Beso Grande and Manicero swept the co-featured $75,000 stakes May 14 at Calder...
Sunday, May 8, 2011
Hear Ye Hear Ye left his rivals in the dust with a 5 3/4-length victory in the $55,000 Sumter...
Sunday, April 24, 2011
John Johny Jak rallied to win the Carterista S. at Gulfstream Park, giving his sire Wildcat Heir his second new stakes winner in two days...
Saturday, April 23, 2011
Wildcat Marie was first at every call in the $150,000 Whimsical S. (G3) April 23 at Woodbine...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
The very first Saint Anddan 2-year-old offered at auction got plenty of attention after she brought $125,000 at the OBS training sale...
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Exclusive Quality had a colt from his first crop bring $100,000 during day 2 of the OBS 2-year-olds in training sale...
Saturday, April 9, 2011
Manicero keeps on winning at Tampa Bay Downs, setting a track record while scoring his third straight stakes win...
Sunday, April 3, 2011
Hear No Evil's Grade 1 son Jackson Bend gave another good account of himself in the Grade 3 Skip Away S. April 3 at Gulfstream Park...
Thursday, March 31, 2011
Trinniberg, the leading earner of 2011 for first-crop sire Teuflesberg, is one of the top three choices in the first running of the $500,000 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint...
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Cute N Sassy took a liking to the sloppy main track at Santa Anita to register a 2 3/4-length maiden win on March 25...
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Aptly named Alert the Press put his name in the headlines once again with a 2 1/4-length win in the Bachman...
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Wild About Marie won her second stakes of Fair Grounds’ winter/spring meet on March 19...
Thursday, March 17, 2011
On March 16 at the OBS sale, the first 2-year-old offered at auction in 2011 by Teuflesberg went for $170,000...
Tuesday, March 15, 2011
A filly from the first crop of Exclusive Quality sold for $82,000 during day 1 of the OBS March Sale of 2-year-olds...
Thursday, March 3, 2011
Vexor, winner of the Grade 2 Nashua S. in his last start, will line up for Friday's inaugural Breeders' Cup Sprint as one of the top choices in the $500,000, six furlong race...
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
A pair of 2-year-olds by Awesome of Course will represent Florida's leading juvenile sire of 2011 in this weekend's Breeders' Cup...
Monday, February 21, 2011
Through nearly the first two months of 2011, Journeyman Stud's Consolidator leads all third-crop sires with 20 winners to date...
Thursday, February 17, 2011
Beso Grande, a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of Mass Media, won a hard-fought three-way battle to win her 2011 debut...
Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Analyst Bill Oppenheim noted Wildcat Heir as one of the planet's top sires in 2010 in a recent article in the Thoroughbred Daily News...
Thursday, February 3, 2011
Journeyman stallion Hear No Evil leads all sires in the world by A-Runner Index, Bill Oppenheimh has reported in Thoroughbred Daily News...
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Evil Queen made her graded stakes debut in the $200,000 Forward Gal S. (G2) Jan. 30 at Gulfstream Park...
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Bwana Charlie's Comma to the Top was assigned 121 pounds on the 2010 Experimental Handicap...
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Two-year-old filly 2010 Eclipse Award winner Awesome Feather was ranked at the top of the 2010 Experimental Handicap...
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Wild About Marie repelled several challenges in the $60,000 Dr. A. B. Leggio Memorial...
Monday, January 17, 2011
Awesome of Course had a brilliant 2010 capped off at the Eclipse Awards on Jan. 17 when his daughter Awesome Feather was named the 2-year-old filly champion...
Saturday, January 15, 2011
Manicero has turned into a winning machine for his sire Mass Media...
Monday, January 3, 2011
Wildcat Heir continued to show why he is one of the country's best young stallions, leading all second crop sires in progeny earnings...
Monday, January 3, 2011
All breeders are welcome. Lunch will be served, and drawings will be held for complimentary 2011 seasons...
Sunday, January 2, 2011
Just two days into the new year and Wildcat Heir recorded his first stakes winner of 2011...
Sunday, December 26, 2010
Mass Media logged his first career multiple stakes winner on Dec. 26 at Tampa Bay Downs...
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
One of the first to set Indian Charlie's fee climbing was his son Bwana Charlie, who became Indian Charlie's first American graded stakes winner...
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Wildcat Heiress capped an excellent 2010 with a victory in the $60,000 Esplanade S. at Fair Grounds...
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Bwana Charlie's Comma to the Top collected the biggest win of his career with a decisive score in the $750,000, Grade 1 CashCall Futurity...
Saturday, December 18, 2010
Capixaba looks unstoppable at Laurel Park, running his winning streak to six in a row at the Maryland track on Dec. 17...
Saturday, December 11, 2010
Hear No Evil had a pair of winners on the Dec. 10 card at Calder Race Course...
Friday, December 10, 2010
Joe Mac looked like a seasoned horse with a professional style one-length maiden score in his debut...
Thursday, December 2, 2010
With a maiden-breaking score on Dec. 2 by Moon Over Parador, Journeyman Stud's first-crop Mass Media went over the $500,000 mark in progeny earnings...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Bwana Charlie's leading 2-year-old Comma to the Top is now a two-time stakes winner...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Brent & Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud announced its 14-stallion roster with fees for 2011...
Thursday, November 25, 2010
A pair of 3-year-old fillies by Wildcat Heir filled out the exacta on a cold, wet day at Churchill Downs on Nov. 24...
Saturday, November 20, 2010
Freshman sire Mass Media had a pair of winners Nov. 19-20...
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Kiss the Kid, a multiple graded stakes winner and earner of $820,873, has been retired and will stand stud in 2011 at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL...
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Horses by Wildcat Heir, Mass Media, and Hear No Evil all added black type to their resume on Nov. 13...
Saturday, November 13, 2010
Manicero, a 2-year-old colt by Mass Media, put on the show of the day with a dominating 8 1/4-length score in the $125K Jack Price Juvenile...
Monday, November 8, 2010
Awesome of Course, sire of undefeated Breeders’ Cup winner and Fasig-Tipton November Sale Topper Awesome Feather, will stand the 2011 season at Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud, it was announced today. His stud fee will be $5,000, stands and nurses...
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Mass Media's Manicero was a runaway winner in his maiden victory Oct. 30 at Calder Race Course...
Monday, October 25, 2010
Ever Yours became the first 2-year-old stakes winner, and the fourth overall, in 2010 for her sire Consolidator...
Wednesday, October 20, 2010
Journeyman Stud's Mass Media, Florida's fourth leading freshman sire, added another winner to his growing list on Oct. 20...
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
The OBS fall mixed sale marked the first-ever auction to include foals by multiple graded stakes winner Cowtown Cat...
Saturday, October 9, 2010
Bank Merger got his first career stakes win with a hard-fought win in $250,000 Gallant Bob ...
Saturday, October 2, 2010
Karmageddon registered a 3 1/4-length win in the $75,000 Princeton S. to give her sire Wildcat Heir his sixth stakes winner on the year...
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
With 20% stakes horses from starters, Mass Media reigns as Florida’s Leading First Crop Sire by percentage of stakes horses...
Monday, September 27, 2010
Man I Can became the seventh winner from the first crop by Mass Media on September 23, breaking his maiden over 7 furlongs at Woodbine...
Wednesday, September 22, 2010
A colt from the first crop of Journeyman Stud's Teuflesberg sold for $45,000 at Keeneland's yearling sale on Sept. 22...
Sunday, September 19, 2010
Wildcat Heir topped a red-hot week with Derwin Star taking the $400,000 Charles Town Oaks on Sept. 18...
Sunday, September 5, 2010
Fiscal Policy became Wildcat Heir's latest stakes winner with a masterful 6 1/4-length triumph in the Coca-Cola Bassinet...
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Journeyman's Mass Media got winner number six when Luna Grande broke her maiden by 2 1/4-lengths on Aug. 28...
Saturday, August 28, 2010
Bank Merger proved he belongs with the nation's best sprinters with a huge effort in the King's Bishop (G1)...
Thursday, August 26, 2010
A colt by hot freshman sire Mass Media topped the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ August Yearling Sale on August 25...
Sunday, August 8, 2010
Beso Grande, a 2-year-old filly by Mass Media, closed strongly to take a seven furlong maiden special weight race at Calder on Aug. 8...
Friday, July 23, 2010
Bank Merger won the first main track race of the 2010 meet at Saratoga, scoring by 1 1/4-lengths...
Monday, July 19, 2010
Mass Media became the first Florida Freshman this year to sire a stakes winner, when Alert the Press charged to a decisive victory in the Capitol City Futurity on July 18th...
Thursday, July 15, 2010
Journeyman Stud's freshman sire Mass Media recorded his fourth winner from just seven starters when Rivrav wired the field for a two-length victory at Arlington Park on July 15...
Sunday, July 11, 2010
Nationally-ranked freshman sire Mass Media moved up the sire ranks once again, when Alert the Press became his third first-crop winner on July 10...
Monday, June 28, 2010
Consolidator, Florida's No. 2 Second-Crop Sire, picked up another stakes winner on June 26th when his 3-year-old colt Mr Consolidator scorched six furlongs in 1:09 and change to win the $72,000 Snack S. at Indiana Downs...
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
She'll Heir showed her fighting spirit, overcoming all types of trouble to win Hollywood Park's Cinderella S. on June 9...
Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Journeyman Stud's Consolidator and Bwana Charlie second crop of runners have put both of the stallions in the Top 5 of the 2010 Florida sophomore sire lists...
Friday, June 4, 2010
My Mass Media became the second winner for his sire Mass Media when he broke his maiden by 4 3/4-lengths June 4 at Calder...
Sunday, May 16, 2010
Jackson Bend came into the Grade 1 Preakness to prove that his 12th place finish in the Kentucky Derby (G1) was not the norm for the ultra-consistent son of Hear No Evil...
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Things couldn't have gotten off to a better start for Journeyman's Mass Media after the sire's first two runners finished one-two in a maiden special weight at Calder on May 15...
Saturday, May 15, 2010
Correct Call made it two stakes wins in a row after the 3-year-old filly won the Tomboy S. over the River Downs turf course on May 15...
Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Jackson Bend, by Journeyman's Hear No Evil, was made the sixth choice on the morning line at 12-1 when he drew post No. 6 for Saturday's $1 million Preakness S. (G1)...
Wednesday, April 28, 2010
Journeyman Stud will get that once-in-a-lifetime thrill when Jackson Bend breaks from the gate in Kentucky Derby 136 (G1)...
Monday, April 26, 2010
Jackson Bend is now assured of a spot in the gate for Kentucky Derby 136 after Rule was declared from the race on Monday morning...
Friday, April 16, 2010
A 2-year-old filly by Consolidator was among the top 10 prices at the Tattersalls' 2010 Craven Breeze Up sale...
Saturday, April 10, 2010
It didn't take long after 2-year-old racing began in 2010 for Wildcat Heir to get his first juvenile winner. It was the first race at Keeneland on Apr. 9 to be exact, when She'll Heir came home with a rush to capture the 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight race for fillies...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
In a Barretts sale loaded with top-class sires, Wildcat Heir more than held his own, ranking second among all sires in terms of average price of all horses sold...
Tuesday, April 6, 2010
Journeyman stallion Wildcat Heir has risen to the top of the North American second-crop sire list, ranking above many more heralded rivals based in Kentucky...
Saturday, April 3, 2010
Jackson Bend, from the first crop of Journeyman stallion Hear No Evil, had another strong showing in a Kentucky Derby prep race, running second in the $750,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct...
Monday, March 29, 2010
The final weekend of March was big for Journeyman Stud's Consolidator, with winners at three different tracks propelling him into the Top 10 of the second-crop North American sire list...
Sunday, March 28, 2010
Correct Call remained undefeated in 2010 with her victory in the Royal North S. at Beulah Park. Her sire Consolidator stands in second place on Florida's second crop sire list for the year...
Friday, March 26, 2010
Paris Heiress, a 3-year-old filly by Journeyman stallion Wildcat Heir, ran her record to a perfect 2-for-2 after a sharp allowance score in a six-furlong sprint at Fair Grounds on Mar. 26...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
The best Florida-bred thoroughbreds of 2009 were honored Mar. 15 during the 50th annual awards ceremony sponsored by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association...
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
As the first day of the Mar. 16-17 OBS Selected sale of 2-year-old wound down, a sturdy looking son of Wildcat Heir brought a price of $200,000, one of the top 10 sellers on the day.
Monday, March 8, 2010
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter - Brent Fernung stands to go down in history as a three-time purchaser of "Derby dams" if Backtalk's impressive style carries him to a win on the first Saturday in May.
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Hear No Evil’s sophomore colt Jackson Bend continued on his road to the Kentucky Derby with a strong second place finish in Gulfstream Park's Fountain of Youth...
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
Dances With Ashley captured the $50,000 OBS Fillies Sprint S. on Feb. 15 during OBS’s Day of Champions program to become Wildcat Heir’s fourth stakes winner from his record-setting first crop...
Wednesday, February 10, 2010
Cowtown Cat, a Grade 2-winning son of Distorted Humor, sired his first foal on Jan. 27 when a chestnut colt was born in Ocala...
Saturday, February 6, 2010
Hardly had the van door closed on the Storm Cat stallion (and former Kentucky resident) Consolidator than his runners began knocking over more victories... Frank Mitchell - Bloodstock in the Bluegrass
Friday, February 5, 2010
Star Crazy, a 3-year-old filly from the first crop of leading freshman sire Consolidator, scored an eye-catching victory on Feb. 3rd when she romped to a rarely-seen 26 ¾-length win...
Wednesday, January 27, 2010
Grade 1-winning juvenile and racing millionaire Circular Quay sired his first foal on Jan. 15 when a chestnut filly was born at Destiny Oaks Farm in Ocala, FL...
Monday, January 25, 2010
Hear No Evil’s exciting colt Jackson Bend made a solid 3-year-old debut on Jan. 23rd at Gulfstream Park, finishing a close second despite a wide trip in the $150,000 Holy Bull S. (G3)...
Monday, January 18, 2010
...time has begun to reveal quality among Wildcat Heir’s great quantity of winners. On November 13, Karmageddon took the Jersey Juvenile Stakes, and the very next day Wild Mia captured the John Franks Juvenile Fillies Turf Stakes...
Tuesday, January 12, 2010
...we spend a lot of time tracking young stallions, and to have five individual winners by mid-May is an obvious indication that a stallion is siring precocious stock and needs to be followed closely,” is what I wrote then...
Sunday, January 10, 2010
Last week, Florida’s Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir closed out 2009 by tying a world record with 39 2-year-old winners. On Saturday, Jan. 9th that momentum carried over to 2010, as the brilliant Grade 1-winning son of Forest Wildcat picked up his first graded stakes winner when his undefeated 3-year-old filly Richiegirlgonewild ran her record to three-for-three with an impressive front-running score in the $100,000 Old Hat S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park...
Monday, December 28, 2009
Bloodhorse.com: We caught up with Brent at his training barn in Ocala Monday morning and asked him five questions...
Friday, December 18, 2009
Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir accomplished something from his debut crop that no other sire in the recorded history of Thoroughbred horse racing has – siring 39 juvenile winners in the Northern Hemisphere...
Saturday, December 12, 2009
A 15 ½-length debut winner is very rare – but not a world record. What is a world record are 38 2-year-old winners from the first crop of a Freshman Sire...
Sunday, December 6, 2009
Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir got two more maiden winners from his near-record-setting first crop Saturday, Dec. 5th, running his total to 37 winners – just one off of Chapel Royal’s world record of 38 for a first-crop stallion...
Friday, December 4, 2009
Promising young allowance winners were revealed on Dec. 3rd for Journeyman Stud freshman sires Wildcat Heir and Bwana Charlie, as Dances With Ashley and B’wanagoldmine gained impressive second wins against top company at Calder and Fair Grounds, respectively...
Friday, November 20, 2009
Consolidator arrived at his new home of Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL on Friday, Nov. 20th, where the Grade 1-winning son of Storm Cat will stand the 2010 breeding season...
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir is enjoying a stellar weekend. On Friday Nov. 13th, he picked up his 30th first-crop 2-year-old winner as well as his first stakes winner. That poured over into Saturday when he quickly received his second 2-year-old stakes winner in the form of his filly Wild Mia, who captured the $100,000 Franks Juvenile Fillies Turf S...
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Despite a small first crop of 11 2-year-olds, Hear No Evil is proving to be one of the best Freshman Sires in the country. On Saturday, Nov. 14th, he picked up his second stakes winner when his colt Hear Ye Hear Ye won the $150,000 Jack Price Juvenile S...
Saturday, November 14, 2009
Friday the 13th proved to be a lucky day for Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir, as his sensational first crop hit another level when he received his 30th winner and an impressive stakes winner in the same day...
Wednesday, November 11, 2009
Consolidator, a Grade 1-winning son of Storm Cat, will stand the 2010 breeding season at Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala, Florida...
Monday, November 9, 2009
Dances With Ashley, a $125,000 purchase earlier this year as a 2-year-old in training at OBS, became Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir’s 29th winner from his first crop...
Wednesday, November 4, 2009
ReRun, a 501 (c)(3) Thoroughbred racehorse adoption program, announces that its annual holiday eBay auction of Moneigh® paintings, created by famous horses, will be held November 29 through December 6, 2009.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009
Many thanks to Mary Simons and Barbara Neel ofthe ReRun project, who were at our stud barn today to help some of our stallions paint their "Moneigh" paintings...
Tuesday, October 27, 2009
A colt by Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir topped the first session at the three-day Fasig-Tipton October Yearling sale in Lexington, KY, when Hip No. 152 went through the ring for $85,000...
Thursday, October 22, 2009
Inspiring hope for small breeders is juvenile standout Jackson Bend, whose durability and precocity combined are traits this Florida homebred inherited from both sides of his pedigree.
Sunday, October 18, 2009
Jackson Bend, a 2-year-old colt from the first crop of Journeyman stallion Hear No Evil, turned in his best performance to date and showed that he is one of the top juveniles in the country, overcoming a poor start to impressively win the $400,000 In Reality S. and sweep the three-race FSS series on Oct. 17th at Calder...
Thursday, October 15, 2009
Wildcat Heir got his crop-high 24th winner the evening of Oct. 14th when his 2-year-old filly Wild Rainbow romped to a five-length victory in a $28,000 maiden special weight heat at Charles Town...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir got his 22nd winner in dynamic fashion on Monday night, Oct. 5th, as his 2-year-old Banner Cat streaked to a fast maiden special weight victory at Remington Park – romping by seven lengths and earning a 90 Beyer Speed Figure...
Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Wildcat Heir, Florida’s Leading Active Freshman Sire and a Top 5 National Freshman Sire, gained his crop-high 21st 2-year-old maiden winner from his debut crop on Oct. 5th when his filly Karmageddon proved best in a $47,000 maiden special weight heat at the Meadowlands...
Friday, October 2, 2009
Hear No Evil, a Leading Freshman Sire with such top 2-year-olds as three-time stakes winner Jackson Bend, has moved to Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala for the 2010 breeding season...
Friday, September 25, 2009
Florida’s Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir became the first freshman sire in North America to reach 20 winners from his debut crop on Sept. 24th when his 2-year-old colt Wild Dixie Cat won a maiden special weight race at first-asking...
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Wildcat Heir, Florida’s Leading Freshman Sire, was well-represented at the annual Keeneland September yearling sale when a colt from his second crop brought $140,000 to be one of the highest individual lots sold during the session on Wednesday, Sept. 23rd...
Monday, September 21, 2009
Florida’s leading freshman sire Wildcat Heir got another impressive maiden special weight winner on Sept. 20th when his 2-year-old colt Simplifying streaked to 4 ½-length score at Calder...
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Freshman sire Wildcat Heir got off to a quick start about as soon as possible this spring, registering his first winner on April 1, and he has kept on going with 14 more... (Opens in New Window .pdf)
Tuesday, September 8, 2009
Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir picked up his crop-high seventeenth winner on Labor Day when his first-time starter My Good Friend keyed a Wildcat Heir exacta along with runner-up Wildcat’s Storm in a Calder maiden race...
Thursday, August 27, 2009
Hip 259, an attractive filly by the nation’s Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir, was the first offering by her red-hot sire in the Open portion of the OBS August Yearling Sale August 24-27, and she showed the momentum created by Wildcat Heir by bringing $100,000 – the highest price fetched on Day 2 of the sale...
Monday, August 24, 2009
Grade 2 stakes-winning sprinter Teuflesberg has settled into his new home at Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud in Ocala, FL, where the 5-year-old son of Johannesburg will stand the 2010 breeding season...
Monday, August 3, 2009
Backtalk, an undefeated Grade 2 winner and the nation's leading juvenile, was a planned breeding by Brent Fernung...
Sunday, August 2, 2009
Leading Freshman and Juvenile Sire Wildcat Heir is not only getting an abundance of early winners, he’s getting them at some of racing’s most prestigious venues and at the highest level...
Sunday, July 26, 2009
Journeyman Stud’s Top 5 Florida Freshman Sires Wildcat Heir and Bwana Charlie each added impressive maiden special weight winners on July 25th to their first crop of 2-year-old runners...
Sunday, July 19, 2009
Author: Deirdre B. Biles
Wildcat Heir, who was fast enough to win the six-furlong Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes (G1) in 2004, is getting off to a fast start as a stallion in 2009...
Friday, July 17, 2009
Past the halfway point in July, Leading Freshman & Juvenile Sire Wildcat Heir now has 11 winners from 21 of his first-crop two-year-olds to start, remaining strongly on top of all North American stallions with juvenile progeny earnings of $307,984 to date...
Saturday, July 4, 2009
Leading Freshman & Juvenile Sire Wildcat Heir recorded his eighth maiden special weight-winning 2-year-old of the season when a pair of his debutantes dominated a $47,000 five-furlong heat at Monmouth on July 3rd...
Thursday, July 2, 2009
Author: Bill Oppenheim TDN
Wildcat Heir, who tops the North American Freshman Sires List in runners, winners and progeny earnings, is an early product of Journeyman Stud...
Sunday, June 21, 2009
Leading Freshman & First-Crop Sire Wildcat Heir not only got his seventh maiden special weight-winning 2-year-old of the season on June 20th, he also became the sire of another good-looking winner – perhaps the most impressive to date...
Thursday, June 11, 2009
Leading Freshman & Juvenile Sire Wildcat Heir got his sixth maiden special weight winner from his debut crop on June 11th when Always Wildcatin’ drew off to a 3 ¼-length score in a $69,000 heat at Woodbine...
Friday, June 5, 2009
Author: By Nick Fortuna
Wildcat Heir has to be feeling a bit like Nuke LaLoosh, the pitcher in the classic baseball movie “Bull Durham” who famously told his catcher that he wanted to “announce his presence with authority.” Since joining Journeyman Stud in Ocala in 2006, the stallion has certainly done just that...
Monday, June 1, 2009
Journeyman Stud’s freshman sire Wildcat Heir is not only the Leading Freshman Sire in North America, he is also the Leading Juvenile Sire among all stallions in North America.
Monday, May 18, 2009
At WTC Inc., we spend a lot of time tracking young stallions, and to have five individual winners by mid-May is an obvious indication that a stallion is siring precocious stock and needs to be followed closely... Jack Werk is the President of Werk Thoroughbred Consultants, Inc.
Monday, May 18, 2009
Journeyman Stud’s leading freshman sire Wildcat Heir is continuing to rack up early winners from his debut crop of 2-year-olds to hit the racetrack, as his daughter Wildcat Aly became the latest impressive first-out winner on May 17th, rallying to win a $62,000 maiden special weight heat going away at Woodbine. She was his fifth winner from seven starters...
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Journeyman Stud’s freshman sires Wildcat Heir and Bwana Charlie have gotten off to a lightning-fast start with their respective debut crops to hit the racetrack, ranking nationally as the Leading Freshman Sires through May 12th with an impressive six combined winners from nine starters...
Sunday, May 3, 2009
Leading Freshman Sire Wildcat Heir received another pair of debut winners on May 2nd from his fast-starting first crop, as Richiegirlgonewild and Wildcat Honor won at first-asking at Arlington Park and Calder, respectively, to give the brilliant Grade 1-winning sprinter four winners from six starters to date...
Friday, April 3, 2009
Journeyman Stud’s leading freshman sire Wildcat Heir has caught fire with his first crop of runners to hit the racetrack, as the Grade 1-winning son of Forest Wildcat has already been represented by a pair of first-out 2-year-old winners from his first two starters...
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
Grade 1 winner Wildcat Heir got off to a fast start at stud when his filly Kitty in the Bag, the first starter from his debut crop of 2-year-olds, cruised to an impressive 3 1/4-length win in a $36,000 maiden special weight heat on April 1st at Santa Anita...
Monday, March 23, 2009
Preparing for my trip to Ocala, I browsed farm information, looking for visitor-friendly sites, easy contact information, and stallions for whom, for one reason or another, I felt a particular affinity. In Journeyman Stud, I found all three...
Friday, March 20, 2009
Journeyman Stud has revised the stud fees on a number of its stallions for the remainder of the 2009 breeding season, it was announced by the Florida-based farm Friday, March 20th...