Florida stallions

First Foals for Awesome Slew

Ocala Stud stallion Awesome Slew (Awesome Again--Slewfoundmoney, by Seeking the Gold), a multiple graded stakes winner, sired his first reported foals Jan. 18 when a bay colt was born in Ocala and a bay filly was foaled in Ohio. Bill Law bred the colt out of the multiple stakes-winning Yesbyjimminy mare Flay Mignon. Craig and Cindy Powell bred the filly who is produced from the Super Saver mare Winnercoasttocoast. A Live Oak Stud homebred, Awesome Slew won stakes ranging in distance from seven furlongs to 1 1/16 miles and won...

[ Read More ]
Greatness Returns to Solera Farm ‘For Life’

Florida sire Greatness (Mr. Prospector--Harbour Club, by Danzig) has returned to his roots and will stand the 2020 season at Solera Farm in Williston, west of Ocala, Fla, Dr. Krista Seltzer announced Monday. There he will join Field Commission, Florida's eighth-leading active sire of 2019 with progeny earnings of more than $1.6 million. "[Greatness] has a home here for life beyond his breeding career," said Seltzer. "My dad [Edward Seltzer] bred him, raised and raced him and now he is back with us forever." The 21-year-old Greatness is one of...

[ Read More ]
Journeyman Stud Hopes St. Patrick’s Day Repeats Khozan Success

Over the past year, Brent and Crystal Fernung, the owners of Journeyman Stud in Ocala, Florida, have carefully tracked wins from Journeyman first-crop sire Khozan. It's kept them busy. To date, 20 sons and daughters of the son of Distorted Humor have tallied up 26 victories, but the Fernungs are even more excited about the nine black-type runners Khozan has already accounted for, placing him among the top three freshman sires in the country in that particular category. "It's one thing to get winners," said Brent Fernung. "A lot of...

[ Read More ]