Fierce Wind

  • Dark Bay or Brown Colt
  • Born 2005
  • KY-Bred
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Zito Works a Pair of Contenders

Zito Works a Pair of Contenders

Halsey Minor's 3-year-old Fierce Wind drilled a bullet half-mile in 46 4/5 over a fast track at Palm Meadows March 24 for trainer Nick Zito in preparation for the $1 million Florida Derby (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park March 29.

Ky. Derby Trail: Breakheart Pass

Ky. Derby Trail: Breakheart Pass

There's just no escaping it. You can question his pedigree and his running style all you want, but War Pass is simply in a class by himself right now, and until someone figures out how to beat him or his pedigree catches up to him, he has to be the top dog.

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Trainer William Phipps
Jockey Kent J. Desormeaux
Owner Minor Stables
Breeder W. S. Farish, Hilbert Thoroughbreds, Inc. & Menard Thoroughbreds, Inc.


Fierce Wind View Five-Cross Pedigree Dixie Union Dixieland Band
She's Tops
Post Parade A.P. Indy
Spanish Parade

Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 2567
Yearling Whitehorse Stables Lane's End, agent $90,000
Hip 102
Two-year-old Scanlon Training Center, agent ($300,000)

Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.

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