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1st Stakes-Winner For US Freshman Sire Pomeroy
Dual US Gr1-winning 8YO freshman stallion Pomeroy (Boundary-Questress, by Seeking the Gold) recorded his 1st stakes-winner when gelded son Positive Response (Pomeroy-Lisa's Approval, by Farma Way) blitzed his rivals by 6-lengths in the US$76,000 Listed Gold Rush Stakes (8 furlongs on all-weather) for 2YOs at Golden Gate Fields in California. Positive Response (ridden by Julien Couton for trainer William Morey) defeated the colts Grand Maneuver (Grand Slam-Trickle Down, by Phone Trick) & King Cola (Lemon Drop Kid-Coker, by Theatrical). Positive Response (originally a US$15,000 yearling at the 2009 Keeneland January Sale, then a US$35,000 yearling at the 2009 Keeneland September Sale & finally a US$21,000 2YO at this year's Ocala Breeders June Sale) now has 3 wins & a placing from 5 starts for US$79,681 earnings.