Winner of the Virginia Derby (gr. IIT) in his last start, Gio Ponti switches coasts for New York-based trainer Christophe Clement and takes a shot at the best the California 3-year-old turf division has to offer in the $350,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) Aug. 31.
- Dark Bay or Brown Gelding
- Born 2005
- KY -Bred
|Trainer||Mike R. Mitchell|
|Owner||Capen or Ustin or Ustin, Et Al|
|Breeder||Brandywine Farm, LLC|
|Kilderry View Five-Cross Pedigree||E Dubai||Mr. Prospector|
|Words of War|
|Empress of India (GB)||Dancing Brave|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||David Scanlon, agent||Brandywine Farm||$50,000|
|Two-year-old||Scanlon Training Center, agent||($55,000)|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.