Forest Wildcat - Penniless Heiress, by Pentelicus
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Wildcat Heir


Wildcat Heir
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A PERENNIAL LEADING FLORIDA SIRE

  • Three-Time Champion Sire in Florida.
  • Only Stallion in Florida History to Sire $4 million in Progeny Earnings four straight years.
  • By far, Florida's Leading Sire of 2014.
  • Already, four 2014 SWs: G2 SW WILD DUDE ($280,220, Palos Verdes S. in 1:08); 3yo RAMONA'S WILDCAT (SW by 9 1/2); $100,000 3yo SW HOT HEIR SKIER (Triple Crown prospect); new dominating 3yo SW ONE MORE WILD RIDE
  • Also sire of 2014 SHs HEIR KITTY ($402,272, La Brea S.-G1 at 3), Sunken Road ($100,000 sp), Legal Laura.
  • Other Stakes Horses within the past 12 months include: RAINBOW HEIR (Jersey Shore S.-G3); 5-time SW BLACK DIAMOND CAT ($473,649); $100,000 Saratoga 3yo SW JEWEL OF A CAT (multiple SW at 3); $125,000 SP 2yo Sunset Silhouette; $100,000 SP 2yo One More Wild Ride.
  • In 2014: Florida's #1 Sire by earnings, SWs, SHs, Stakes Wins, Repeat Winners
  • In 2013: Florida's #1 Sire of GSWs; #1 by Winners; #1 by Repeat Winners; co-#1 by G1 SWs and Stakes Wins; #2 by Earnings; #2 by 2YO Winners (17); #2 by SWs. 
  • Lifetime: 25 SWs, 44 Stakes Horses, $21.7 million with just five crops to race.
  • 2014 two-year-olds are averaging $163,750, including $310,000 OBS March colt.
  • WORLD RECORD SETTER for 2YO winners in a single year (39) as Florida’s Leading Freshman Sire of 2009.
  • Averaged over 115 mares bred annually the past four years. Best book so far hits the track in 2014.
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...
Sunday, February 02, 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 01, 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
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...
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...
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 01, 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...
Sunday, September 15, 2013
Black Diamond Cat got his second straight stakes win in Saturday’s $100,000 Montbrook S. at Gulfstream Park...
Monday, September 02, 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...
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 03, 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...
Monday, July 08, 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 04, 2013
Rainbow Heir kicked clear in the lane to score a five length win in the $100,000 Jersey Shore S. (G3)...
Saturday, June 08, 2013
Multiple stakes winner Black Diamond Cat made his first win of the year a blacktype victory,...
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...
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...
Friday, March 22, 2013
Three-year-old Rainbow Heir kept his record intact with a front-running allowance victory March 21 at Laurel Park...
Thursday, January 03, 2013
For the third straight year Wildcat Heir finished atop the Florida General Sire List in North American earnings...
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 06, 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...
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 09, 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...
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...
Monday, July 02, 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...
Sunday, July 01, 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...
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...
Saturday, June 09, 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...
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...
Tuesday, March 06, 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...
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...
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...
Sunday, November 06, 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...
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...
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...
Sunday, October 02, 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, September 18, 2011
Karmageddon earned her first win of the year and third lifetime stakes in Saturday's $60,000 Jersey Girl S...
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...
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...
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...
Saturday, August 06, 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, July 30, 2011
The fittingly-named 2-year-old colt Sheer Talent showed he was worthy of his monicker in his debut...
Monday, July 04, 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...
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...
Monday, June 06, 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...
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...
Sunday, March 20, 2011
Wild About Marie won her second stakes of Fair Grounds’ winter/spring meet on March 19...
Thursday, March 03, 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, 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...
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Wild About Marie repelled several challenges in the $60,000 Dr. A. B. Leggio Memorial...
Monday, January 03, 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...
Sunday, January 02, 2011
Just two days into the new year and Wildcat Heir recorded his first stakes winner of 2011...
Sunday, December 19, 2010
Wildcat Heiress capped an excellent 2010 with a victory in the $60,000 Esplanade S. at Fair Grounds...
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...
Wednesday, December 01, 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...
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, October 02, 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...
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 05, 2010
Fiscal Policy became Wildcat Heir's latest stakes winner with a masterful 6 1/4-length triumph in the Coca-Cola Bassinet...
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
She'll Heir showed her fighting spirit, overcoming all types of trouble to win Hollywood Park's Cinderella S. on June 9...
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 06, 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 06, 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...
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.
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...
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...
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 06, 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 04, 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...
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
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...
Monday, November 09, 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...
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 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 06, 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 06, 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, 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 08, 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...
Sunday, August 02, 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 04, 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 02, 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 05, 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 01, 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 03, 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 03, 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 01, 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...
Friday, March 13, 2009
The first 2-year-olds by Grade 1-winning sprinter Wildcat Heir represented well at the opening under tack show for the OBS March Select Two-Year-Olds Sale March 12th, as Hip 100, a Wildcat Heir colt, and Hip 172, a Wildcat Heir filly, zipped through the co-fastest eighth of a mile on the day in 9.80 over the local SafeTrack surface in Ocala...
Thursday, February 19, 2009
The excitement of Wildcat Heir’s first crop of 2-year-olds continued during the OBS February Select Sale on Feb. 17th, when a filly by the brilliant Grade 1-winning sprinter entered the ring as Hip No. 180 and sold for $125,000...
Sunday, February 15, 2009
Journeyman Stud’s Wildcat Heir saw several of his first Select 2-year-olds blaze the track at the OBS February Select Sale Under Tack Show Feb. 13th over the local SafeTrack surface...
Tuesday, November 11, 2008
Brent & Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud has set stud fees for its expanded 11-horse roster for 2009, it was announced Tuesday, Nov 11th...
Sunday, October 26, 2008
A colt from the first crop of Journeyman Stud’s Wildcat Heir topped the final session of the three-day Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall Yearlings Sale on Oct. 23rd in Lexington, Ky., selling for $107,000...
Friday, August 22, 2008
Two of Journeyman Stud's young guns enjoyed successful showings from their first yearlings offered at public auction, as racing prospects by Wildcat Heir and Bwana Charlie were well-received at the OBS August Select Sale on August 18...
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
Select yearlings from the debut crop of sensational sprinter Wildcat Heir hit the sales ring at the first big yearling sale of the season, the Fasig-Tipton July new-sire showcase in Lexington, Ky., and they were well-received by buyers...

Race Record:

Age Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
2 2 1 1(1) 0 $49,200
3 1 0 1 0 $9,400
4 7 4(2) 2(1) 0 $305,860
5 2 1(1) 0 0 $60,000
Totals 12 6(3) 4(2) 0 $424,460


  • As a racehorse, won the Frank J. DeFrancis Memorial Dash S. (G1) defeating graded stakes winners MIDAS EYES, CHAMPALI, GATORS N BEARS, SHAKE YOU DOWN, etc.
  • Previous winners of the DeFrancis include CHEROKEE RUN, YES IT'S TRUE, MONTBROOK and SMOKE GLACKEN.
  • Rated one of the best sprinters of his generation, having posted a 117 Beyer Speed Figure, ranking him just below GHOSTZAPPER (G1), COMMENTATOR (G1) and FOREST DANGER (G1), ahead of LOST IN THE FOG (G1) in races up to one mile.
  • The best son of the late FOREST WILDCAT from the legendary sire line of Storm Cat.
  • Ran 6 furlongs in 1:08 2/5.
  • His sire Forest Wildcat is the sire of 5 Grade 1 winners, 25% 2YO winners with 2005 yearlings selling for up to $725,000.
  • 18 Stakes horses under the first 2 dams, including a Classic winner - from the family of Leading Sire Nashua.
  • Graded Stakes placed 2YO who broke his maiden first time out in June of his 2YO year.


Wildcat Heir shown winning the Grade 1 DeFrancis Dash defeating Midas Eyes (G1)

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Wildcat Heir Generational Pedigree

Dosage Profile: DP = 6-4-6-0-0 (16) DI = 4.33 CD = 1.00
FOREST WILDCAT (USA)
b. 1991
STORM CAT (USA)
dkb/br. 1983
STORM BIRD (CAN)
b. 1978
NORTHERN DANCER (CAN)
SOUTH OCEAN (CAN)
TERLINGUA (USA)
ch. 1976
SECRETARIAT (USA)
CRIMSON SAINT (USA)
VICTORIA BEAUTY (USA)
ch. 1972
BOLD NATIVE (USA)
ch. 1965
RAISE A NATIVE (USA)
SPRING BEAUTY (USA)
ABIFAITH (USA)
ch. 1964
SEANEEN (GB)
SHERRY JEN (USA)
PENNILESS HEIRESS (USA)
b. 1992
PENTELICUS (USA)
b. 1984
FAPPIANO (USA)
b. 1977 [IC]
MR. PROSPECTOR (USA)
KILLALOE (USA)
CHAREDI (USA)
dkb/br. 1976
IN REALITY (USA)
MAGIC (USA)
ROYAL TIES (USA)
dkb/br. 1973
DISTINCTIVE (USA)
dkb/br. 1966
NEVER BEND (USA)
PRECIOUS LADY (USA)
NEW LOVE (GB)
dkb/br. 1963
PARDAL (FR)
STAVROULA (USA)
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