Fire King

Fuego the Viral Claimer Lands his Forever Home

Assistant trainer Nikki Kaye was not exactly thrilled when she learned that Fire King (Palace Malice) was joining her barn. According to her best friend, jockey Madison Olver, the 2-year-old was appropriately named. Olver rode for Christophe Clement in the mornings and knew that Fire King had a big attitude and a major stubborn streak. The colt lived up to that reputation when he arrived at Jose Camejo's barn at Aqueduct. "He comes in and he's just shiny, gorgeous and muscular, but he was so mean," Kaye recalled. "He didn't...

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