Fire With Fire heats up Fitzsimmons Mile H.
Sunday, January 19, 2014 RSS Feeds
Distorted Humor's Fire With Fire found the Turf Paradise grass course to his liking on Saturday, scoring a game neck victory in a three-way photo in the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile H., the third stakes win for the newly turned 5-year-old.

Trained by Neil Drysdale for long-time client David Heerensperger, Fire With Fire is a graduate of Win
Star Farm's popular “buy WinStar” program that regularly offers top-class horses at auctions throughout the year. Fire With Fire sold for $290,000 at the 2009 Keeneland September Yearling sale. He has gone on to win three stakes, hit the board in 17 of 29 starts, and earn $395,354 to date.

Fire With Fire is out of the multiple stakes-placed mare Cosmic Fire, who has also produced the top-class turf horse Cosmonaut, two-time winner of the Grade 3 Arlington H. and a pair of other Grade 3 races.

Fire With Fire is Distorted Humor's second stakes horse in the first two weeks of 2014, with 3-year-old Kristo running a game second in last Saturday's Sham S. (G3) at Santa Anita, a solid performance that will keep the colt on the Kentucky Derby (G1) trail.