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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire Popular
US Gr3-winning 9YO freshman sire Popular (Saint Ballado-Western Lady, by Gone West) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Fashionita (Popular-Ivy Lane, by Devil On Ice) led all-the-way to score by 2-lengths over 5.5 furlongs at the Solano County Fair for trainer Greg James, reported thoroughbredtimes.com. Popular stands at Cottonwood Creek Ranch in California & has 15 2YOs in his 1st-crop. On the track, Popular notched 2 wins (including the 2002 Gr3 San Miguel Stakes at Santa Anita, plus runner-up in the 2001 Gr3 Hollywood Prevue Stakes) from 15 starts.