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1st Winner For US Freshman Sire So Long Birdie
US 7YO freshman sire So Long Birdie (Pioneering-Dear Birdie, by Storm Bird) recorded his 1st winner when 2YO filly Senorita Bree (So Long Birdie-Season For Glory, by Four Seasons) scored by 7.25-lengths over 8 furlongs at Zia Park in New Mexico for trainer Chris Hartman. So Long Birdie (who will stand the 2010 season at Buena Suerte Equine in New Mexico) is a half-brother to 2003 champion 3YO filly Bird Town & 2004 Gr1 Belmont Stakes-Gr1 Travers Stakes winner Birdstone; on the track he notched 2 wins & 2 placings from 5 starts.