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Breeders' Cup 2017

Firenze Fire First Winner for Poseidon's Warrior

Joe and Helen Barbazon are pleased to announce Freshman Sire Poseidon’s Warrior’s first winner at Monmouth Park. Firenze Fire (Poseidon’s Warrior/My Every Wish, by Langfuhr) won the five-furlong Maiden Special Weight by an outstanding 3½ lengths with a final time of :58.37.

The colt is owned and bred by Mr. Amore Stable, LLC and trained by Jason Servis and is out of My Every Wish, by Langfuhr.

Poseidon’s Warrior is a Grade 1 SW sprinter and was the first son of champion sprinter and prominent sire-of-sires, Speightstown, to stand in Florida. Poseidon’s Warrior was a runaway SW at 2, a three-time SW at 3, and a Grade 1 SW at 4. Throughout his career, he won seven races by a combined total of 31 lengths, posted six triple-digit Beyer Speed Figures, and posted fractions of :21.1, :43.36, :55.51, 1:08.18. He ran sub-22-second first quarter six times! With a record of 7-2-4 from 21 starts, Poseidon’s Warrior earned $701,147.

“We are pleased that Poseidon’s Warrior is off to such a sharp start with this impressive winner today. This stallion has all the marks to be a serious horse,” said Joe Barbazon, Owner Pleasant Acres Stallions.

Poseidon’s Warrior stands for $6,500 at Pleasant Acres Stallions, along with Amira’s Prince, Anthony’s Cross, Beau Choix, Brethren, Csaba, Handsome Mike, Prayer for Relief, Ride on Curlin, and Treasure Beach at the 220-acre farm located just northwest of Ocala. Pleasant Acres Stallions has received many accolades for excellence, including 2009 Florida Breeder of the Year, 2009 Florida Broodmare of the Year, Breeder of the 2009 Florida Horse of the Year, and was ranked third in the nation for leading breeders in 2009 by average earnings per starter with 10 or more starters.

For more information about Poseidon’s Warrior and Pleasant Acres Stallions, visit the website, or email michelle@pleasantacresstallions.com. Pleasant Acres Stallions is located at 2153 S.E. HWY-41, Morriston, Florida 32668.

Source: Pleasant Acres Stallions


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