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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 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...

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...

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...

First foal for J P’s Gusto

The first foal for Journeyman Stud stallion J P’s Gusto, a multiple graded stakes winner of the Del Mar Futurity (G1), was recently reported by Journeyman's Brent and Crystal Fernung... Read More...

Rainbow Heir still undefeated after Laurel score

Three-year-old Rainbow Heir kept his record intact with a front-running allowance victory March 21 at Laurel Park... Read More...

Saint of Saints floats over Gulfstream lawn

Saint Anddan's leading runner this year, Saint of Saints, overcame plenty of trouble to prevail by two lengths on the turf in the feature race at Gulfstream Park... 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...

April 2013 brings excitement to Florida Racing

In the next few weeks there are many exciting events to look forward to. Excitement will be building with Kentucky Derby qualifiers in full throw... Read More...

Cowtown Cat filly brings $60K at OBS Select 2YO sale

A filly by Cowtown Cat brought a top bid of $60,000, 15x his 2013 stud fee, during the first day of the March 12-13 OBS Selected Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale... Read More...

Summer Exclusive debuts a winner in Santa Anita MSW

Exclusive Quality's 3-year-old colt Summer Exclusive turned in a sharp-looking effort in his first lifetime start Saturday at Santa Anita... Read More...

Fiscal Cliff Legislation Reinstates and Increases Investment Incentives for Horse Owners

The fiscal cliff tax legislation passed by Congress and signed by President Obama earlier this week reinstated an important business investment incentive and substantially increased another incentive program. Read More...

FISCAL CLIFF LEGISLATION REINSTATES AND INCREASES INVESTMENT INCENTIVES FOR HORSE OWNERS

The fiscal cliff tax legislation passed by Congress and signed by President Obama earlier this week reinstated an important business investment incentive and substantially increased another incentive program. Read More...

Fort Loudon scores gutsy win in G3 Gulfstream Sprint Championship

Awesome of Course's multiple stakes winner Fort Loudon collected his seventh career black-type win in Saturday's Gulfstream Sprint Championship (G3)... Read More...

Hemingway tabbed as Senior Bloodstock Associate

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... Read More...

Saint Anddan G3 winner Another Romance to sell Feb. 11

Saint Anddan's multiple stakes winner Another Romance will sell as a broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale... Read More...

Jackson Bend will not stand stud in 2013

Journeyman Stud stallion Jackson Bend, a multiple Grade 1-winning millionaire who retired from racing in 2012, will not stand his first season at stud in 2013 after it was determined that he would require more time to recover from a training accident s... Read More...

Fort Loudon: Florida’s top 3YO of 2012

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. Read More...

Circular Quay filly named champion 2YO of 2012

Circular Quay's 2-year-old stakes-winning filly Verso a Verso was recently named the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (FTBOA) 2012 divisional winner... Read More...

Fort Loudon Florida’s top 3YO of 2012

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. Read More...

Fort Loudon: Florida’s top 3YO of 2012

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. Read More...

Circular Quay and Cowtown Cat 1-2 on Florida Freshman Sire list

Journeyman Stud stallions Circular Quay and Cowtown Cat wrapped up 2012 ranked first and second, respectively, on Florida's First Crop Sire list... Read More...

Wildcat Heir: Florida’s leading sire of 2012 by North American earnings

For the third straight year Wildcat Heir finished atop the Florida General Sire List in North American earnings... Read More...