Stakes Winners Liberty Gold, Perigee Moon, Valid Belfast Sire First Winners

Stakes winners Liberty Gold, Perigee Moon, and Valid Belfast sired their first winners.

Liberty Gold's daughter, Jo's Gold Basket, won July 2 at Emerald Downs. Bred in Washington by David and Elaine Parks, Jo's Gold Basket ran the five furlongs in :59.60 to win for Don MacKenzie and Chuck LeFevre.

A graded stakes winner Liberty Gold (Crafty Prospector--Restless Colony, by Pleasant Colony) stands for $2,000 at El Dorado Farms near Enumclaw, Wash.

Perigee Moon's son, Moon Worship, won at the same distance and on the same day. Bred in Ontario, Canada, by Michael C. Byrne, Moon Worship scored in :59.26 at Woodbine for D. Morgan Firestone.

An Irish group winner, Perigree Moon (Hennessy--Lovlier Linda, by Vigors) stands for $3,500 in Canadian funds at Byrnes' Park Stud near Orangeville, Ontario.

Valid Belfast's first winner, Z Drive, won June 29 at Evangeline Downs. Bred in Louisiana by Judice Farms, the gelding scored in :54.27 for 4 1/2 furlongs for David Lee Vance.

Valid Belfast (Valid Appeal--Belfast Becky, by Overskate) stands for $1,000 at Judice near Carencro, La.