FIRENZE (USA) b. F, 1884
DP = 0-0-0-0-0 (0) DI = Inf CD = Inf - 82 Starts, 47 Wins, 21 Places, 9 Shows Career Earnings: $112,471
Owner: James B. Haggin Breeder: Daniel Swigert State Bred: KY Winnings: 82 Starts: 47 - 21 - 9, $112,471
At 2: WON Nursery S. At 3: WON Gazelle H., Ladies H., Monmouth Oaks, Jerome H., Free Handicap Sweepstakes At 4: WON Free Handicap Sweepstakes, Champion S., Monmouth Cup, Freehold S. At 5: WON Monmouth Cup, Freehold S., New York H., Knickerbocker H., Omnium H. At 6: WON New York H., Knickerbocker H., Freehold S., Coney Island Cup At 7: WON Champion S.
Historically considered the Champion 3YO Filly of 1887 and the Champion Handicap Mare from 1888-1890.
Died in 1902.
Jockey Jimmy McLaughlin called her the greatest filly he ever rode.
Second filly to reach $100,000 in earnings.
Inducted into Hall of Farm in 1981.
Rarely referred to as "Firenze" in contemporary books and newspapers. Almost always spelled "Firenzi."