Bernstein's first winner, Rugula, won at Arlington Park at 4 1/2 furlongs in :52.67 in her first time out. Bred by Douglas Arnold, Rugula races for Andrew Logan and Joseph P. McKellar. Bernstein (Storm Cat -- La Affirmed, by Affirmed) stands for $7,500 at Arnold's Buck Pond Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Millionaire Running Stag and Irish group winner Bernstein were represented by their first winners June 5. Running Stag's son, Renga, won at 4 1/2 furlongs in :55.12 at Woodbine at first asking. Bred by Frank Stronach's Adena Springs, Renga races for Gerry Rizzardo and Terri Vella. Running Stag (Cozzene -- Fruhlingstag, by Orsini II) stands for $7,500 at Adena Springs South near Ocala, Fla.