Tuesday, May 29 2012
AWESOME GEM AWARDED BERKELEY HANDICAP WIN WHEN POSITIVE RESPONSE IS DISQUALIFIED
ALBANY -- Positive Response crossed the wire first in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap at Golden Gate Fields Monday but it was runner-up Awesome Gem who was ultimately declared the winner of the Grade 3 stakes for older horses.
Positive Response defeated Awesome Gem by three-quarters of a length in the 1 1/16-mile contest but was disqualified from first and placed fourth by the stewards for interfering with fourth-place finisher Anthony’s Cross in deep stretch.
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