Start the Fire

Desirio  x  Firewater Fiesta, Fire Water Flit


Start the Fire is a kind and gorgeous gray mare that is out of the 3x NFR Qualifying mare, Firewater Fiesta. Her sire is the Champion and Multiple Grade 1 Stakes Sire, Desirio by Strawfly Special. Start the Fire has a full sibling via Embryo Transfer that is currently being hauled by Kelly Yates. She is also the closest bred mare that’s out of the same dam to the Futurity Champion stallion, Epic Leader.


Sire Desirio by Strawfly Special:

  • 1st-All American Juvenile Invitational [R] (G3)
  • 1st-Zia Park Quarter Horse Championship
  • 1st-James Isaac Hobbs S.
  • 3rd-Lovington H.
  • Finalist in Championship at Sunland Park(G1)
  • Finalist in Ruidoso Derby(G1)
  • Finalist in James Isaac Hobbs S.
  • Sire of The All American Futurity Champion, PJ CHICK IN BLACK $652,081 LTE
  • Million Dollar Sire
  • $256,786 LTE


1st Dam Firewater Fiesta by Fire Water Flit:

  • 3x Wrangler National Finals Rodeo Qualifier
  • 2000 Women’s Professional Rodeo Association Reserve World Champion
  • Won at the Barrel Futurities of America Futurity
  • Won at the Barrel Futurities of America Derby
  • 2000 AQHA/PRCA Horse of the Year Award
  • 2001 AQHA/PRCA Horse of the Year Award
  • 2000 WRPA Horse with the Most Heart Award
  • Multiple PRCA Champion
  • $800,000 LTE
    • Dam of:
      • Epic Leader (Confederate Leader) $169,187.16
      • Party of the King (Dual King) $61,555.63
      • Credit to Fiesta (Cash No Credit) $58,410.67
      • Go Figure Fiesta ( Popular Resortfigure) $57,036.45
      • Janos Rascal (Royal Shake Em) $48,935.74
      • Fiesta Royale (Royal Shake Em) $39,500.35
      • Fiestanozshezfamous (Dash Ta Fame) $20,000.00


Start the Fire dam of:

  • 2014 Woodbridge gray filly, deceased in 2014
  • 2015 Shawne Bug Leo gray filly, deceased in 2015



Firewater Fiesta


Firewater Fiesta


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Start the Fire Foal and Egg Inquiry

  • Color Gray
  • Date of Birth 2010
  • Height 15.3 hands
  • Performance/Produce Record Maternal sibling's earnings are over $470,000