Straight Fire

Straight Fire Making Waves in California

With just 26 named foals in his first crop, 'TDN Rising Star' Straight Fire (Dominus - Tricky Indy, by A.P. Indy) is reeling off some impressive statistics as his young stock are making waves in California. Last year, the son of Dominus based at Legacy Ranch produced 10 winners from 13 runners with his first crop of 2-year-olds. So far in 2022, he has had six winners from 10 runners including dual stakes winner Straight Up G and also a pair of sophomores that swept the California-bred stakes on the...

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Straight Fire Colt Breezes :10 1/5 for TTA Sale

A Straight Fire colt out of Luckfromabove (Ire) (Excellent Art {GB}) topped workers for the 2022 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Monday, breezing his eighth in :10 1/5 at Lone Star. Cataloged in the supplement as Hip 144, the colt was bred by LNJ Foxwoods in California and is consigned by Pike Racing, agent. The annual sale is conducted by the Texas Thoroughbred Association (TTA) and is scheduled for Wednesday, Apr. 6, at 12 p.m. CT at Lone Star. "I think the quality horses the consignors sent to us for...

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Big Weekend Ahead for KMN Racing

Kevin and Kim Nish of KMN Racing are looking forward to a big weekend of racing in California with not one, but two homebreds entered in stakes races at Santa Anita. On Saturday, What In Blazes (Straight Fire), a blaze-faced 3-year-old colt will make his third career start in the GII San Vicente S. After running a close second on debut, the colt was last seen defeating a field of maiden juveniles by nearly six lengths last July at Del Mar. "What in Blazes was brought up by Jerry Hollendorfer,"...

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First Winner for Straight Fire Lights Up the Tote

Let go at debut odds of 52-1, Fourteeneightyfour (Straight Fire) became the first winner for his freshman sire (by Dominus) with a surprisingly easy victory in Monday's third race from Delaware Park. The California-bred, who was entered for, but ultimately withdrawn from last year's Fasig-Tipton October sale, was last away from the inside gate, but recovered to be within a couple of lengths in the opening quarter-mile, which was timed in a sharp :22 flat. Taken to the outside for the run around the turn, he launched an eye-catching bid...

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