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THIS FIRE IS COLD
Sorrel filly, Walk Thru Fire-This Snow Is Cold by This Snow Is Royal
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Race record: Breaking her maiden in the trials, This Fire Is Cold won the 13th trial on Friday. In her previous career starts, the filly finished fifth in her March 29 trial for the Sam Houston Futurity (G2) and second in her May 10 trial for the Heritage Place Futurity (G1).
Pedigree: An earner of $94,280, Walk Thru Fire in 1999 ran in the finals of the Grade 1 Los Alamitos Million Futurity (now the Two Millon Futurity) and the Golden State Futurity. The 17-year-old son of world champion and all-time leading sire First Down Dash out of the graded stakes-placed Beduino (TB) mare Sweet Beduino ($21,824) has sired five champions, 39 other stakes winners, 322 other winners and the earners of more than $19.23 million from 598 starters in 10 crops raced.
A Grade 1-winning earner of $522,915, This Snow Is Cold set a :16.631 track record going 330 yards in the 2004 Harrah’s Ladies Day Stakes at Louisiana Downs. The 13-year-old mare by This Snow Is Royal has produced six winners and the earners of more than $150,000 from seven starters, including the stakes-placed Corona Cartel mare This Corona Is Cold ($65,352), who was third in the 2010 Rainbow Futurity (G1).
Breeder: Since 2003, Los Ladrilleros Horse Racing Co. of Houston, Texas, has bred seven winners and the earners of more than $165,000 from 12 starters, including Alejandro Moya’s stakes-placed mare This Corona Is Cold.
Owner: Armando Moya of Houston, Texas, has bred six winners and the earners of more than $48,000 from 13 starters since 2003, including the stakes-placed Celeb mare A Jettin Chic, who in 2006 finished third in the Longhorn Juvenile Invitational (R) at Manor Downs.
Trainer: In only his fourth year of training, Umberto Belloc has yet to send out a stakes winner but will send out two qualifiers in the All American Futurity (G1), including JM Miracle, who won the 12th trial on Thursday. Going into the trials, Belloc had sent out the winners of seven races from 87 starters, who have earned $213,062.
Jockey: Esgar Ramirez won the 2010 All American Futurity (G1) aboard 22-1 longshot Mr Piloto. One of the top-10 jockeys all-time, Ramirez has ridden 1,242 winners and the earners of more than $27.5 million from 7,931 mounts since 2002, and last year ranked sixth with more than $2.8 million.
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