Pollard's Vision Gets First American Winner

Son of Pollard's Vision wins by 8 1/2.

Pollard's Vision , whose first winner won in Italy, came through with his initial North American winner when his son Closing Vision scored by 8 1/2 lengths June 9 at Philadelphia Park (VIDEO). The gelding captured the 4 1/2-furlong race in :53.02 for owner Daniel J. Ljoka.

Bred in Pennsylvania by Timothy J. Gardner, Closing Vision is out of the winning Valley Crossing mare Pleasant Pastures, who is a half-sister to stakes winner Run for Joy.

A grade II winner, Pollard’s Vision (Carson City—Etats Unis, by Dixieland Band) stands for $5,000 at Wintergreen Stallion Station near Midway, Ky.