SANTA ANITA PARK, Arcadia, CA
|1||Gio Ponti||Margin: nose||TrueNicks: D||$180,000|
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||Ventura||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$60,000|
2004 | Dark Bay or Brown Mare | Chester House - Estala (GB), Be My Guest
Sire: Chester House, Dark Bay or Brown, 1995. Raced 4 years. 21 starts, 6 wins, $1,944,545. Lifetime: 87 yearlings sold, median $27,000.
Broodmare Sire: Be My Guest, Chestnut, 1974.
|3||Dixie Chatter||Margin: ¾||TrueNicks: A++||$36,000|
2005 | Bay Horse | Dixie Union - Mini Chat, Deputy Minister
Sire: Dixie Union, Dark Bay or Brown, 1997. Raced 2 years. 12 starts, 7 wins, $1,233,190. Lifetime: 451 yearlings sold, median $85,000.
Broodmare Sire: Deputy Minister, Dark Bay or Brown, 1979.
Keeneland Association 2006 September Yearling Sale, ($220,000).
|1||Gio Ponti||Ramon A. Dominguez||Christophe Clement|
|2||Ventura||Garrett K. Gomez||Robert J. Frankel|
|3||Dixie Chatter||Tyler Baze||Richard E. Mandella|
|4||Global Hunter (ARG)||Jose Valdivia, Jr.||A. C. Avila|
|5||Artiste Royal (IRE)||Rafael Bejarano||Neil D. Drysdale|
|6||Mr Napper Tandy (GB)||Joel Rosario||Jack Carava|
|7||Becrux (ITY)||Edgar S. Prado||John W. Sadler|
|8||Victory Pete||Mike E. Smith||Alexis Barba|
|9||Wise River||Robby Albarado||Clark Hanna|
|10||Hewitts||David Romero Flores||Robert B. Hess, Jr.|
California freshman sire Dixie Chatter was represented by his first winner June 7 when 2-year-old filly Chattering Nikita won a maiden special weight at Canada's Northlands Park in Edmonton, Alberta.Saturday, June 08, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Flotilla, one of two 2012 Breeders' Cup winners for sire Mizzen Mast, returned to win the 2013 Poule d'Essai des Pouliches-French One Thousand Guineas.
Coming off a March sale that jumped more than 30% in average, Barretts offers a catalog of 142 juveniles plus a catalog supplement of another 13 for its May 2-year-old sale in Pomona, Calif. The sale is May 13.Sunday, May 12, 2013
A daughter of Dixie Chatter breezed a quarter-mile in :21, and 11 other 2-year-olds went a furlong in :10 at the May 10 under tack preview for the Barretts May 2-year-old sale in Pomona, Calif.Friday, May 10, 2013
by John P. Sparkman
Despite admirable objective accomplishments, some very good sires like Dixie Union seem fated not to be fully appreciated within their lifetimes.
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
Grade I winning son of Jade Hunter has already been shipped to Buenos Aires and is in quarantine.Tuesday, February 26, 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
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
Game On Dude may have caused his backers a bit of concern when he trailed the field in the San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) after a tardy start, but it all worked out for the 3-10 favorite, who romped to victory at Santa Anita.Sunday, February 05, 2012
Game on Dude makes his first start since he nearly pirated the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) last fall when he takes on six opponents in the $200,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 5.Thursday, February 02, 2012
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2012.Sunday, December 18, 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