Minister of Fire Sires First Winner

Texas-bred Highgate Court scored at Lone Star Park June 30.

Minister of Fire came through with his first winner when his son Highgate Court won at Lone Star Park June 30 for breeder/owner Kenneth Powers. Highgate Court took the 5 1/2-furlong maiden special weight race by a half-length in 1:05.18 (VIDEO).

Texas-bred Highgate Court is the first named foal out of the Grindstone mare Hot Diamonds, who is a half sister to stakes-placed Mr Tokyo.

Minister of Fire (Deputy Minister—Horsafire, by Hold Your Peace) stands at Sharan Powers and Kenny Thorp's Country Gold Equine near Boyd, Texas. His 2012 fee was $2,000.