BELMONT PARK, Elmont, NY
|1||Gio Ponti||Margin: neck||TrueNicks: A+||$360,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Tale of the Cat - Chipeta Springs, Alydar
Sire: Tale of the Cat , Dark Bay or Brown, 1994. Raced 2 years. 9 starts, 5 wins, $360,900. Lifetime: 1075 yearlings sold, median $63,018.
Broodmare Sire: Alydar, Chestnut, 1975.
Fasig-Tipton Florida Select 2-Year-Olds in Training 2007, ($45,000).
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($95,000).
|2||Mission Approved||Margin: ½||TrueNicks: C+||$120,000|
2004 | Bay Horse | With Approval - Fortunate Find, Fortunate Prospect
Sire: With Approval, Gray or Roan, 1986. Raced 3 years. 23 starts, 13 wins, $2,863,540. Lifetime: 291 yearlings sold, median $18,940.
Broodmare Sire: Fortunate Prospect, Dark Bay or Brown, 1981. In 2009: 1.47 AEI.
Fasig-Tipton New York 2005 Preferred Yearling Sale, ($14,000).
|3||Expansion||Margin: 1¼||TrueNicks: A||$60,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Maria's Mon - La Sylphide (SWI), Barathea (IRE)
Sire: Maria's Mon, Gray or Roan, 1993. Raced 2 years. 7 starts, 4 wins, $507,140. Lifetime: 496 yearlings sold, median $47,000.
Broodmare Sire: Barathea (IRE), Bay, 1990.
Keeneland Association January 2012 Horses of All Ages Sale, $7,000.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, $150,000.
|1||Gio Ponti||Ramon A. Dominguez||Christophe Clement|
|2||Mission Approved||Jose L. Espinoza||Naipaul Chatterpaul|
|3||Expansion||Javier Castellano||Chad C. Brown|
|4||Bearpath||Frederic Lenclud||Ian R. Wilkes|
|5||Midnite Silver||Cornelio H. Velasquez||Carl J. Domino|
|6||Interpatation||Jose Lezcano||Robert Barbara|
|7||Grand Couturier (GB)||Rajiv Maragh||Robert Ribaudo|
|8||Strike a Deal||John R. Velazquez||Alan E. Goldberg|
Classic winner and champion Animal Kingdom will stand for Aus$38,500 (about $40,000 in U.S. funds) when he enters stud this year at John Messara's Arrowfield Stud in Australia.Monday, April 15, 2013
The first reported foal by three-time Eclipse Award Winner Gio Ponti was born Jan. 11 at Huntington Stud Farm in Kleinburg, Ontario.Friday, January 11, 2013
The farm is welcoming the return of Gio Ponti from stud duty in Australia.Saturday, January 05, 2013
Gio Ponti, a three-time Eclipse Award winner, will stand in 2013 for $20,000 at Castleton Lyons.Friday, November 16, 2012
Evan recaps the American Derby, Man o War Stakes, and more from the weekend's races.Sunday, July 15, 2012
f Americans are going to have any chance against the mighty Europeans in this year's Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), they're going to have to show what they're made of. They can start July 14 in the $600,000 Man o' War Stakes.Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Despite being in Baltimore, the man who recommended selling I'll Have Another won't be at Pimlico Race Course to watch the colt try to win the second jewel of the Triple Crown.Friday, May 18, 2012
Three-time Eclipse Award winner Gio Ponti will shuttle from Castleton Lyons near Lexington to Arrowfield Stud in New South Wales, Australia in 2012.Thursday, April 12, 2012
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2012.Sunday, December 18, 2011
Buena Vista, disqualified from first to second for interference in last year's Japan Cup (Jpn-I), found no such problems this year. The 5-year-old mare surged late to win the $6.1 million event Nov. 27 at Tokyo Racecourse.Sunday, November 27, 2011
Castleton Lyons' three-time homebred champion Gio Ponti has been retired from racing to stand at stud in 2012 at the Lexington farm.Tuesday, November 08, 2011
The world-class racemare, already a record-holder having won three Breeders' Cup Miles, finishes third in her attempt to win a fourth. Longshot Court Vision wins by a nose over Turallure.Saturday, November 05, 2011
An audible groan went up from the table of traveling lads from France at the Breeders' Cup World Championships post-position draw when it was announced three-time Mile (gr. IT) winner had drawn the rail.Monday, October 31, 2011
Plotting strategy for So You Think and Game On Dude.Saturday, October 29, 2011
Shane Ryan, president of Castleton Lyons, announced Oct. 27 that Gio Ponti will run in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) rather than the Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs Nov. 5.Thursday, October 27, 2011
Sullimar Stable's homebred Get Stormy turned in his lone work prior to his next start in the Nov. 5 TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at the Lexington track Oct. 26 when he covered five furlongs on the turf in 1:00 4/5.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Multiple Eclipse Award winner Gio Ponti and dual grade I winner It's Tricky had their final works over at Belmont Park Oct. 26 in preparation for the Breeders' Cup next week at Churchill Downs.Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Gio Ponti, winner of Saturday's Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) at Keeneland, will be returning to trainer Christophe Clement's Belmont Park base.Sunday, October 09, 2011
Castleton Lyons Farm's Gio Ponti rallied past Get Stormy and Sidney's Candy in deep stretch to win the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) for the second consecutive year Oct. 8 at Keeneland.Saturday, October 08, 2011
Jason, Tom, and James Scully of TwinSpires.com handicap the Shadwell Turf Mile and First Lady Stakes from Keeneland.Thursday, October 06, 2011
A European import coming off a difficult trip at Woodbine is among the classy turf runners seeking to keep Gio Ponti from winning his second consecutive Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 8 at Keeneland.Thursday, October 06, 2011
Trainer of three-time Eclipse champion and 2010 BC Mile runner-up feels the Mile is again the best spot for the 6-year-old horse.Tuesday, October 04, 2011
Multiple Eclipse Award winner Gio Ponti returns to Keeneland on Oct. 8 as he seeks to defend his title in the $600,000 Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT), one of nine graded stakes over the Lexington track's opening weekend.Monday, October 03, 2011
Cape Blanco and Teaks North, both two-time grade I winners on turf this year, headline a star-studded six-horse field for the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational (gr. IT).Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Graded stakes winner and grade I stakes-placed Bearpath, who sustained a shoulder injury during the John's Call Stakes at Saratoga Aug. 5, was euthanized Sept. 23.Monday, September 26, 2011