Journeyman announces 2013 stud fees
Sunday, November 11, 2012 Share on Facebook RSS Feeds

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.

Wildcat Heir sits atop the Florida General Sires List for the third consecutive year, and is the only sire in the Sunshine State with current progeny earnings over the $4-million mark to date in 2012. Wildcat Heir has seven stakes winners this year, and again has sired multiple graded stakes winners. He will stand for $8,000 stands and nurses.

Awesome of Course has four stakes winners to date in 2012 despite just 21 starters, giving the Awesome Again sire an incredible 19% stakes winners to starters. His graded stakes horses include champion and multiple Grade 1 winner Awesome Feather, and Fort Loudon, winner of the Carry Back S. (G3) over Breeders' Cup Sprint champion Trinniberg. Awesome of Course will stand 2013 for $7,500 stands and nurses.

Journeyman has added exciting new stallion Jackson Bend for 2013. A multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire, Jackson Bend captured the Forego S. (G1) last year at Saratoga, and the Carter H. (G1) this year over Grade 1 winners Shackleford, Emcee and Caleb's Posse. Jackson Bend will stand for an initial fee of $5,000 stands and nurses.

Journeyman is also home to Florida's No. 1 and No. 2 Freshman Sires of 2012: Circular Quay and Cowtown Cat. Circular Quay, currently No. 1 with 9 winners to date, including stakes winner Verso a Verso, will stand for $4,000 stands and nurses. Cowtown Cat leads all Florida Freshmen with 11 two-year-old winners to date, and ranks No. 2 overall behind Circular Quay. Cowtown Cat will also stand for $4,000 stands and nurses.

The full 2013 Journeyman Stud roster with fees are as follows:

Stallion

2013 Stands and Nurses Fee

Awesome of Course

$7,500

Circular Quay

$4,000

Cowtown Cat

$4,000

Exclusive Quality

$2,500

Hear No Evil

$3,000

Indy Wind

$2,500

Jackson Bend

$5,000

J P's Gusto

$2,000

Kiss the Kid

$3,500

Mass Media

$2,000

Saint Anddan

$3,500

Sweet Return (GB)

$5,000

Wildcat Heir

$8,000

For further inquiries, contact Brent or Crystal at 352-629-1200.

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