Journeyman Stud

New stakes winner for Saint Anddan

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... Read More...

G1 champion Awesome Feather sells for $1.9 million

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... Read More...

Cool Coal Man to Journeyman Stud

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... Read More...

Journeyman Stud announces fees, upcoming Open House

Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud announced 2014 fees for its 13-horse roster, which features new stallions Brethren and Winslow Homer. Read More...

Journeyman announces fees, upcoming Open House

Brent and Crystal Fernung’s Journeyman Stud announced 2014 fees for its 13-horse roster, which features new stallions Brethren and Winslow Homer... Read More...

Best Plan Yet dominates $300K In Reality S.

Hear No Evil's top 2-year-old Best Plan Yet won his second stakes of the year Saturday at Calder... Read More...

GSW Brethren retires to Journeyman Stud

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... Read More...

Sr. Quisqueyano wires field in $100K Quality Road S.

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... Read More...

Indy Wind’s Pachanga Party best in Birdonthewire S.

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... Read More...

Cowtown Cat gets his first Grade 1 and ‘Derby’ winner

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... Read More...

Black Diamond Cat continues stakes roll at Gulfstream

Black Diamond Cat got his second straight stakes win in Saturday’s $100,000 Montbrook S. at Gulfstream Park... Read More...

New stakes winner for Hear No Evil at Calder

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... Read More...

Winslow Homer, GSW by Unbridled’s Song, to stand at Journeyman

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... Read More...

Wildcat Heir colt topped-ranked horse in Barbados

With four wins in five starts this year, Shared Adventure is the top-rated horse at the prestigious Barbados Turf Club... Read More...

Wildcat Heir 2yo filly dominates Gulfstream MSW

Sunset Silhouette rolled to a 5 1/2-length maiden special weight score Saturday at Gulfstream Park with an emphatic move in midstretch... Read More...

Sr. Quisqueyano makes the grade in $115K Eight Mile East S.

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... Read More...

Wildcat Heir filly “coronated” at Saratoga

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... Read More...

Mass Media colt delivers in Hard Spun S.

Rockyshomerun stepped out to a two-length win in Monday's $50,000 Hard Spun S. to give the 3-year-old Mass Media colt his first career stakes win... Read More...

Black Diamond Cat shines in $115K Housebuster S.

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... Read More...

Hear No Evil exacta in Calder MSW

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... Read More...

Hear No Evil: Southeast’s leading sire of 2-year-olds

The current crop of 2-year-olds by Hear No Evil have gotten off to an excellent start this season... Read More...

Calder Summit of Speed wrap-up

Journeyman stallions made their mark at the July 6 Summit of Speed at Calder Race Course, with five stakes horses on the day... Read More...

Wildcat Heir 2-year-olds striking early and often

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... Read More...

Rainbow Heir rolls by 5 in G3 Jersey Shore to stay unbeaten

Rainbow Heir kicked clear in the lane to score a five length win in the $100,000 Jersey Shore S. (G3)... Read More...

Hear No Evil filly bests the boys in $153K Victoria S.

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. Read More...

Circular Quay colt tops OBS June session one

Cheers of Thunder, Hip No. 266 by Circular Quay, topped the first session of theOBS June Sale... Read More...

Circular Quay colt tops first OBS June session

A bay colt by Journeyman stallion Circular Quay topped the first session of the OBS June Sale, bringing a winning bid of $275,000... Read More...

MTRA Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Banquet

In recent years, more and more retired Thoroughbred organizations have appeared, trying to make sure our retired athletes have a forever home and purpose... Read More...

Son of Wildcat Heir Sparkles in the Ponche

Multiple stakes winner Black Diamond Cat made his first win of the year a blacktype victory,... Read More...

Cowtown Cat 2yo sets new high mark at F-T Midlantic sale

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... Read More...

The Preakness: A Chance at History for My Lute and Rosie Napravnik

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. Read More...

Awesome Belle wins stakes thriller at Calder

Awesome Belle beat Canadian Mistress by a nose in the $55,000 Mairzy Doates S. May 4 at Calder... Read More...

Cowtown Cat: Strong average, $160K colt at OBS 2yo sale

A $160,000 colt topped hefty sales results for Cowtown Cat at the recently concluded OBS 2-year-olds in training sale... Read More...

Day 4 of OBS 2yo sale yields $110K Awesome of Course filly

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... Read More...

Florida Cup Day

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. Read More...

Hear No Evil 2yo lights up board at OBS sale

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... Read More...

Circular Quay near top during day 4 of OBS 2yo sale

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... Read More...

Six-figure colts bookend big OBS sale for Wildcat Heir

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... Read More...

Summer Exclusive gets nod in Hollywood’s Harry Henson S.

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... Read More...

OBS April 2yo Under Tack Breeze Show report

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... Read More...

Journeyman announces new Wildcat Heir apparel line

Brent and Crystal Fernung recently announced the launch of a new apparel line of items featuring Wildcat Heir, Florida's two-time leading sire... Read More...

April’s Horsemen Profile: Kathleen O’Connell

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 attracti... Read More...

Boy of Summer storms home late to take Sophomore Turf S.

The $75,000 Journeyman Stud Sophomore Turf S. fittingly went to a son of Journeyman stallion Exclusive Quality... Read More...

Sr. Quisqueyano romps in $250,000 Calder Derby

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... Read More...

A Weekend Can Change Everything

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... Read More...

Foaling and Breeding Season – The Foaling Mare

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... Read More...

Foaling and Breeding Season – The Breeding Process

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... Read More...

Gold in the Desert

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. Read More...

The Kentucky Derby: How the Starting Gate is filled

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... Read More...

Journeyman Journals Introduction

Welcome to Journeyman Journals, our new blog spot for everything equine. As a breeding farm in the heart of central Florida, we thought it might be fun and useful to have a spot on our website for some of the equine industry’s more unique aspects.... Read More...