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2000 Chestnut - Entered Stud: - Fee: $5,000 Stands and Nurses
Awesome of Course

Awesome of Course
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“AEI Powerhouse.” — Blood-Horse MarketWatch

  • Florida's 2nd LEADING Juvenile Sire of Winners and SHs in 2014.
  • The highest overall Average-Earnings per Starter in Florida - $106,825.
  • One of the highest 2-year-old Average per Starters in the nation – $84,572.
  • Seven 2YO winners in 2014, 3 FSS SHs: $250,000 Affirmed S. winner TWOTWENTYFIVE A; $350,000 My Dear Girl-3rd Awesome Ice; $100,000 Dr. Fager runner-up Of Course.
  • Siring 86% winners from starters - 10% SWs from starters - 22% SHs from starters - lifetime.
  • Champion Juvenile Sire in Florida – his 2YOs have won 9 of the Florida Stallion Stakes run from 2010 to 2014.
  • The highest AEI (3.15) in the nation in 2013.--Source: Blood-Horse MarketWatch
  • 10 SHs, 6 SWs lifetime, incl. Sire of Breeders’ Cup (G1) and Eclipse Champion AWESOME FEATHER, winner of her first 10 starts (9 stakes), Gr. SW FORT LOUDON ($931,973), 6-time SW AWESOME BELLE ($529,187).
  • Bred his biggest and best books yet in 2012 and 2013 – 182 combined mares.
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
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...
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
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...
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)...
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.
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...
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, 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)...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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, 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, May 12, 2012
Multiple stakes winner Fort Loudon added to his impressive resume on May 12...
Saturday, May 12, 2012
Redbud Road, a two-time stakes winner at Calder during her juvenile season, got 2012 off to a terrific start...
Monday, February 27, 2012
In its recent issue, Thoroughbred Times featured Journeyman Stud stallions Wildcat Heir and Awesome of Course...
Saturday, January 28, 2012
Champion Awesome Feather turned in yet another scintillating performance in the $300,000 Sunshine Millions Distaff S...
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...
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...
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...
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, 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 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...
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, 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.
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...
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Two-year-old filly 2010 Eclipse Award winner Awesome Feather was ranked at the top of the 2010 Experimental Handicap...
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...
Wednesday, December 1, 2010
Brent & Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud announced its 14-stallion roster with fees for 2011...
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...

Race Record:

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2 6 3(1) 0 0 $92,210
3 8 2(2) 0 0 $60,230
  14 5(3) 0 0 $152,440

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Awesome of Course Generational Pedigree

Dosage Profile: DP = 8-0-18-0-0 (26) DI = 1.89 CD = 0.62
b. 1994
b. 1979
ch. 1967
dkb/br. 1970
SHAKNEY (USA) dkb/br. 1964
b. 1987
ch. 1974 [BC]
RED GOD (USA) ch. 1954
b. 1978
b. 1987
b. 1969 [C]
b. 1961 [BC]
  NEARCTIC (CAN) br. 1954
NATALMA (USA) b. 1957 *
ch. 1960
COURT MARTIAL (GB) ch. 1942 [B]
BARRA (FR) ch. 1950
b. 1981
ch. 1975
WONT TELL YOU (USA) b. 1962 *
b. 1962
HAIL TO REASON (USA) br. 1958 [C]
NO FIDDLING (USA) b. 1945 *
courtesy of Pedigree Query

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