Sid Fernando is president of eMatings.com and Werk Thoroughbred Consultants, Inc. (WTC), owner of eNicks. A former bloodstock editor and columnist at Daily Racing Form, Sid is an internationally known pedigree writer whose articles have appeared in leading thoroughbred racing and breeding publications around the world, including Owner-Breeder, Racing Post, North American Trainer, The Thoroughbred Times, Thoroughbred Daily News, Turf Diario, and Pacemaker.
Sid also is an accomplished youth travel baseball manager. In 2007 his 10U Brooklyn Bulldogs travel team journeyed south to Myrtle Beach, S.C., where they won the Triple Crown Summer Nationals, a national championship. The 2010 squad played 14U in the spring as a predominantly 13U squad, and at the end of July, 2010, Sid retired from more than a decade of coaching. He is now fully immersed in breeding and racing.
A 1982 graduate of Vassar College with a degree in Art History, Sid lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., with his wife of 26 years, Cynthia, a longtime criminal defense attorney and public defender who now clerks for a NY Supreme Court judge; and his baseball-playing son Joe, 17. His son John, three years older than Joe, died on March 19, 2011, at age 17.