Sunday, March 15, 2020

Cicero Farms Gets Another Perfect Ice Storm Win

In her second start for 2020, Perfect Ice Storm showed her blistering fast speed. Content to track the pace from off the rail then three-wide, Perfect Ice Storm roused and quickly advanced on the second turn. Read More

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Cicero Farms Fire Diamonds Starts Three-Year-Old Season with a Win

The Cicero Farms filly showed flexibility and class similar to that of her sire, He Be Fire N Ice, in her 2020 debut. Fire Diamonds continues her winning ways by scoring her first victory of the season. Read More

Friday, December 13, 2019

Cicero Farms Gets First Debut Winner

Ice Kitty, the first foal by her dam Ridge Kitten, by Monsieur Cat, proved to be a worthy opponent for the field of six, winning her debut at five and one-half furlongs on a fast dirt track. Read More

Friday, December 6, 2019

Cicero Farms Gets First Two-Year Winner by Sire

The sultry chestnut filly, Fire Diamonds, was a runaway success at Golden Gate Fields, during her first start for trainer Steve M. Sherman. Read More

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Perfect Ice Storm Second Winner for Sire He Be Fire N Ice

Leaving competitors frozen in their tracks, she danced to a six and half-length victory today at Santa Anita. Read More

Monday, November 19, 2018

Spirited Guy First Winner for Sire He Be Fire N Ice

Spirited Guy became the first winner for his sire, He Be Fire N Ice, when the 2-year-old gelding broke his maiden Nov. 9 at Golden Gate Fields. Read More

Monday, December 4, 2017

He Be Fire N Ice’s First Crop Foals In Training

Cicero Farms is pleased to announce that He Be Fire N Ice’s first crop foals have begun their racing career at the Hartley/DeRenzo Training Facility in Ocala Florida on the Mayberry Farm. Read More

Friday, May 19, 2017

Unusual Heat Dies at 27

Perennial leading California sire Unusual Heat, the all-time leading sire by California progeny earnings, died May 17 at the age of 27 due to complications from arthritis-induced laminitis. Read More

Friday, March 31, 2017

CTBA Member Profile: Barbara Ranck Perry & Ron Perry

Barbara Ranck-Perry can still recall when, as a kid showing horses in Montana, she asked her father for a Dutch warmblood to school over jumps. “He grabbed one of his racehorses and said, ‘Here, this one can’t run. Take him and teach him how to jump.’” Read More

Monday, January 23, 2017

Tiz A Kiss Retired

Cicero Farms’ Grade II placed mare Tiz A Kiss has been officially retired. The 7-year old is scheduled to visit He Be Fire N Ice for her first mating. Read More

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Mufeed wins his first start in Meydan Dubai

Hannah’s Dowery just had her second foal Mufeed win his first start in Meydan Dubai. Hannah’s Dowery was recently bred to He Be Fire N Ice. Read More

Monday, October 10, 2016

Top CA Sire Unusual Heat Pensioned at Age 26

Unusual Heat, the all time leading sire in California progeny earnings, has been pensioned from stud duty at Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif., at the age of 26. Read More

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

He Be Fire N Ice First Foals Arrive

He Be Fire N Ice, a Stakes Winner and multiple G2 placed son of dominant CA sire Unusual Heat, sired his first foals February 2016. Read More

Friday, December 11, 2015

Jim & Pat Thompson Elected to the CTBA Hall of Fame

Jim & Pat Thompson are synonymous with the operation of Ridgeley Farm in Hemet, CA. Among the stakes-producing stallions that have stood there are Memo and Iam The Iceman. The newest stallion arrival is stakes winner He Be Fire N Ice. Read More

Friday, November 20, 2015

He Be Fire N Ice (Unusual Heat – Deputy Tombe, by Deputy Commander) Now Standing at Ridgeley Farm

Pat Thompson of Ridgeley Farms announced today that He Be Fire N Ice has moved to southern California and will be standing at Ridgeley Farm – one of the oldest continuously operating Thoroughbred Farms in California. Read More

Friday, November 1, 2013

Richie Sambora Excited About Breeder’s Cup and He Be Fire N Ice

Richie Sambora, the legendary guitarist for Bon Jovi, shares his love of horse racing (and enthusiasm for He Be Fire N Ice) at the Breeders' Cup in Santa Anita. Read More

Saturday, October 5, 2013

He Be Fire N Ice Gets Second in City of Hope Handicap

“When I kicked [No Jet Lag] out turning for home he exploded. I was loaded (when coming to Obviously at the top of the stretch)... I was more worried about the grey (second place finisher He Be Fire N Ice) at that point.” Read More

Sunday, August 25, 2013

He Be Fire N Ice Rallies from Last to Second in Del Mar Mile

He Be Fire N Ice, winner of the California Dreamin Handicap a month ago, rallied from last place under Victor Espinoza finishing second to Obviously. Read More

Friday, August 23, 2013

Del Mar: Obviously the ‘Gorilla’ for Mile Repeat

He Be Fire N Ice, a closer, has won his last four starts on turf and makes his graded stakes debut Sunday. “He Be Fire N Ice is a fighter, and he’ll run well,” Sadler said. Read More

Sunday, July 21, 2013

He Be Fire N Ice Too Hot To Handle in California Dreamin’

Ridden by Victor Espinoza, He Be Fire N Ice closed from sixth in a field of nine to win the California Dreamin’ over 1 1/16 miles by a head over Rock Me Baby. Read More