Journeyman Stud News

Monday, December 01, 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 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 09, 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.

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.

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

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, 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.

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...

Friday, November 01, 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...

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...

Friday, February 08, 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...

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...

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...

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...

Sunday, August 05, 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
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...

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...

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 07, 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 07, 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...

Saturday, July 07, 2012
Cowtown Cat, the nation's co-leading freshman sire of winners, notched number four at Calder on Saturday...

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...

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...

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...

Saturday, June 09, 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 09, 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 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...

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
Redbud Road, a two-time stakes winner at Calder during her juvenile season, got 2012 off to a terrific start...

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...

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...

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...

Wednesday, March 07, 2012
Three-year-old Nofinancingneeded, by Teuflesberg, proved best against a full field of maidens on March 6 at Parx...

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...

Wednesday, February 08, 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, 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...

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 08, 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 03, 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...

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...

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...

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...

Friday, July 08, 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 08, 2011
Journeyman Stud's first-crop sire Saint Anddan got his second career winner July 8 at Presque Isle Downs...

Friday, July 08, 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 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...

Saturday, July 02, 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 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...

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 08, 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 09, 2011
Manicero keeps on winning at Tampa Bay Downs, setting a track record while scoring his third straight stakes win...

Sunday, April 03, 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...

Tuesday, March 01, 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 03, 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 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...

Monday, January 03, 2011
All breeders are welcome. Lunch will be served, and drawings will be held for complimentary 2011 seasons...