Gio Ponti

Tale of the Cat - Chipeta Springs, by Alydar

2005, b, 16.1 1/2 hands, entered stud 2012

#1 FRESHMAN SIRE AT KEENELAND 2013
Three time Eclipse Award Winner
7 G1 Wins
19 Grade 1 Starts - 1st/2nd in 14

2014 FEE: $15,000 Live Foal

(payable November 1 of year bred)

Standing at Castleton Lyons, Lexington, KY

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Race Record

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.
Age Starts 1st (SW) 2nd (SP) 3rd (SP) Earned
2 3 2 ( 1 ) 0 0 $124,200
3 6 3 ( 3 ) 2 ( 2 ) 0 $696,600
4 7 4 ( 4 ) 2 ( 2 ) 0 $2,333,000
5 7 2 ( 2 ) 4 ( 4 ) 0 $1,884,000
6 6 1 ( 1 ) 2 ( 2 ) 1 ( 1 ) $1,132,000
Totals 29 12 10 1 $6,169,800

Won at 2

  • Woodford Reserve Bourbon S. at Keeneland

    (8.5f, T, defeating Nownownow, Caberneigh, Your Round, Fire Lookout, Woodland Flood, Spice House). Replay
  • A maiden special weight race at Belmont Park

    (7f, T, defeating Moral Compass, Atwell, Bearish, Kromium Kop, Starbank, Coach Butts, Justice T., Pewter). Replay

Won at 3

  • Virginia Derby (gr. II) at Colonial Downs

    (10f, T, defeating Court Vision, Sailor's Cap, Your Round, Southwest, Old Man Buck, Baltimore Bob). Replay
  • Hill Prince S. (gr. III) at Belmont Park

    (8f, T, defeating Prussian, Moral Compass, Hatta Fort (GB), Dynhocracy, Writingonthewall, Spark Candle). Replay
  • Sir Beaufort S. (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park

    (8f, D, defeating Medjool, El Gato Malo, Dakota Phone, Icemancometh (IRE), Sky Cape, Pistol Pete Afleet, Young Joe, Ten Meropa). Replay

2nd at 3

  • Del Mar Derby (gr. II) at Del Mar

    (9f, T, to Madeo, defeating Tangled Tango, Nownownow, Kilderry, Tiz West, Sky Cape, Spinning Sound (IRE), Blue Chagall (FR), Captain Roy). Replay
  • Jamaica H. (gr. II) at Belmont Park

    (9f, T, to Court Vision, defeating Ready's Echo, Wesley, Roman Tiger, Slambino, Thou Swell). Replay

Won at 4

  • Arlington Million S. (gr. I) at Arlington Park

    (10f, T, defeating Just as Well, Stotsfold (GB), Cima de Triomphe (IRE), Einstein (BRZ), Mr. Sidney, Gloria de Campeao (BRZ), Presious Passion). Replay
  • Man o' War S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (11f, T, defeating Musketier (GER), Quijano (GER), Chinchon (IRE), Grand Couturier (GB), Marsh Side, Interpatation, Dancing Forever, Midships). Replay
  • Woodford Reserve Manhattan H. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (10f, T, defeating Marsh Side, Better Talk Now, Court Vision, Cosmonaut, Interpatation, Lauro (GER), Wesley, Cowboy Cal, Zambezi Sun (GB), Optimer (ARG), Senior). Replay
  • Frank E. Kilroe Mile H. (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park

    (8f, T, defeating Ventura, Dixie Chatter, Global Hunter (ARG), Artiste Royal (IRE), Mr Napper Tandy (GB), Becrux (ITY), Victory Pete, Wise River, Hewitts). Replay

2nd at 4

  • Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Oak Tree At Santa Anita

    (10f, D, to Zenyatta, defeating Twice Over (GB), Summer Bird, Colonel John, Richard's Kid, Awesome Gem, Regal Ransom, Mine That Bird, Rip Van Winkle (IRE), Einstein (BRZ), Girolamo). Replay
  • Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (12f, T, to Interpatation, defeating Grand Couturier (GB), Telling, Al Khali, Musketier (GER)). Replay

Won at 5

  • Shadwell Turf Mile S. (gr. I) at Keeneland

    (8f, T, defeating Society's Chairman, Courageous Cat, Get Stormy, Enriched, Acting Zippy). Replay
  • Man o' War S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (11f, T, defeating Mission Approved, Expansion, Bearpath, Midnite Silver, Interpatation, Grand Couturier (GB), Strike a Deal). Replay

2nd at 5

  • TVG Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. I) at Churchill Downs

    (8f, T, to Goldikova (IRE), defeating The Usual Q. T., Paco Boy (IRE), Court Vision, Sidney's Candy, Proviso (GB), Delegator (GB), Society's Chairman, Beethoven (IRE), Get Stormy). Replay
  • Arlington Million S. (gr. I) at Arlington Park

    (10f, T, to Debussy (IRE), defeating Tazeez, Rahystrada, Summit Surge (IRE), Tajaaweed, General Quarters, Just as Well, Quite a Handful). Replay
  • Woodford Reserve Manhattan H. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (10f, T, to Winchester, defeating Expansion, Take the Points, Just as Well, Court Vision, Grand Couturier (GB), Pinckney Hill, Interpatation, Strike a Deal, Jet Propulsion). Replay
  • Tampa Bay S. at Tampa Bay Downs

    (8.5f, T, to Karelian, defeating Rahystrada, Almoradi (IRE), Public Speaker, Dinner in Odem, Quiet Emarati). Replay

Won at 6

  • Shadwell Turf Mile S. (gr. I) at Keeneland

    (8f, T, defeating Get Stormy, Sidney's Candy, Wise Dan, Dance And Dance (IRE), Tajaaweed, Society's Chairman, Zoffany (IRE)). Replay

2nd at 6

  • Arlington Million S. (gr. I) at Arlington Park

    (10f, T, to Cape Blanco (IRE), defeating Dean's Kitten, Wigmore Hall (IRE), Rahystrada, Tajaaweed, Mission Approved, Proceed Bee, Zack Hall (FR), General Perfect). Replay
  • Man o' War S. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (11f, T, to Cape Blanco (IRE), defeating Boisterous, Mission Approved, Al Khali, Bearpath). Replay

3rd at 6

  • Woodford Reserve Manhattan H. (gr. I) at Belmont Park

    (10f, T, to Mission Approved, Bim Bam, defeating Al Khali, Bold Hawk, Straight Story, Windward Islands, Viscount Nelson, Prince Will I Am). Replay

Pedigree

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A brief pedigree is accompanied by a notation of inbreeding within five generations. Below the sire’s name are two links—“Download Stallion Register Pages” goes to the stallion’s current Stallion Register print pages in PDF (if made available by the subscribing farm) and the equineline.com “Reports” link goes to a list of reports available from The Jockey Club’s equineline.com service.

Gio Ponti

Tale of the Cat Storm Cat Storm Bird
Terlingua
Yarn Mr. Prospector
Narrate
Chipeta Springs Alydar Raise a Native
Sweet Tooth
Salt Spring (ARG) Salt Marsh
Jungle Mythologic (ARG)

Inbreeding

4S X 3D Raise a Native.

Tale of the Cat's Northern Hemisphere Rankings

What's This?
Stallions whose progeny performance statistics make them the top 100 sires nationally or among the top 25 leadings sires in a given state are listed with runners, winners, stakes winners, stakes wins, graded stakes winners, grade I stakes winners, chief earner, and aggregate earnings identified for the current year. The same data for the previous year is also presented if the sire met the ranking thresholds. All data except stakes and graded stakes represents Northern Hemisphere data; stakes information is worldwide.
  Rankings Rnrs Wnrs SWs SWins GSWs G1SWs Chief Earner Earnings
2014 240 111 4 7 2 1 Stopchargingmaria ($946,000) $5,505,762
2013 281 135 12 20 5 1 She's a Tiger ($725,650) $7,698,858

Auction Results (N. Hemisphere only)

What's This?
Summary sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all significant sales in the Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially. Below the summary results are links to worldwide hip-by-hip results for the major sales during the current year and two previous years. An online database with access to more detailed searches is available at www.bloodhorse.com/auctions-tool/. Recent Results Displays hip-by-hip sales results for the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares from the past two months; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed.
2014 2013
Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os Covering Sire Weanlings Yearlings 2-Y-Os
Number Sold 6 0 66 0 6 9 0 0
Total Average $51,167 $0 $93,348 $0 $58,167 $125,778 $0 $0
Total Median $47,500 $0 $75,000 $0 $43,500 $120,000 $0 $0
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $95,436 (47) $0 (0) n/a $125,286 (7) $0 (0) $0 (0)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $88,184 (19) $0 (0) n/a $127,500 (2) $0 (0) $0 (0)

Gio Ponti's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Current Sales Results

What's This?
Sales results include the subject stallion's progeny and covered mares for the current year to date and the past year; data include results of all sales in Northern Hemisphere. Information is updated daily and reflects official results as recorded by The Jockey Club Information Services; records of sales outside of North America may be delayed and will appear only when recorded officially.

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky October Yearling Sale

(10/20/2014 - 10/22/2014 )

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Gio Ponti

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
664 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Life Happened*, 2001 Select Sales Pick Six Racing $260,000
384 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Encouragement, 2002 Denali Stud Castleton Lyons, Ciaran Dunne, agent $152,000
1188 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y To the Brim*, 2003 Lane's End All in Sales $90,000
158 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Best of the Sea*, 1992 Four Star Sales Fred Allor, Kenneth Lejeune, agent $75,000
240 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Chemise*, 1995 Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services Derek Chin $57,000

Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2014 Fall Yearling Sale

(9/29/2014 - 9/29/2014 )

Top Weanling, Yearling, and Two-Year Olds by Gio Ponti

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
318 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Princess V.*, 2000 Charlton Michael W. Ueltzen $54,000
198 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Jet Away Jane, 2003 Paramount Sales Jerry Romans $40,000

Gio Ponti's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Upcoming Sales Entries

What's This?
North American auction listings are included for the progeny and covered mares of all featured stallions. Expand each sale by clicking the + symbol to the left of the sale name. Entries include hip number, name (when applicable), sex, year of birth, type [A=stallion; B=broodmare; C=stallion season; D=broodmare prospect; E=racing or broodmare prospect; F=racing or stallion prospect; G=stallion prospect; H=horse; I=racing prospect; S=stallion share; W=weanling; Y=yearling; 2 (or other numeral)=age of hip], sire, dam, broodmare sire, and consignor. Cover sire information is available for broodmares that have been bred by hovering the cursor over the “B” designation.

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Fall 2014 Mixed Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
44 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Revealed Old Trieste
140 Soaring Emotions m 2005 B Kingmambo Luminous Beauty A.P. Indy

Keeneland Association November 2014 Breeding Stock Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
121 Lettre Spirituelle (GB) m 2005 B Invincible Spirit (IRE) Epistole (IRE) Alzao Valkyre Stud, Agent
191 Seductress m 2009 B Lemon Drop Kid Indy Pendence A.P. Indy Rockwell Farm Inc., Agent I
455 c 2014 W Gio Ponti The Dove Hawk Wing St. George Sales, Agent XXI
480 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Winner's Edge Seeking the Gold St. George Sales, Agent XIX
528 Campy m 2004 B Theatrical (IRE) Miasma Lear Fan St. George Sales, Agent V
714 Marieval m 2003 B El Prado (IRE) Adorahy Rahy Walnut Green, Agent for the Partnership Dispersalof Smart Angle, LLP and C-Biscuit Racing
752 Nana Anna f 2011 B Henny Hughes Muklah (IRE) Singspiel (IRE) Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent XXXIV
829 Turbo Drive c 2014 W Gio Ponti Snappy Tune Tour d'Or Darby Dan Farm, Agent XLVII
872 Two Punch Gal m 2001 B Two Punch Cranberry Muffin Shelter Half Warrendale Sales, Agent
1038 Priority One c 2014 W Gio Ponti Glencoe Church Capote Paramount Sales, Agent XCIV
1060 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Holy Kuga Orientate Brookdale Sales, Agent for Franklin Stables LLC
1205 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Reserve Bid Pine Bluff Four Star Sales, Agent
1331 Banda Victoria m 2004 B Victory Gallop Cheerio Charmer Dixieland Band Blackburn Farm (Michael T. Barnett), Agent
1334 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Bella Talia Richter Scale Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), Agent
1386 Crown You m 2003 B Two Punch Crowned Chief's Crown Bluewater Sales LLC, Agent XIV
1481 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Hedge Ratio Unbridled James M. Herbener Jr., Agent VI
1532 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Luzziann Songandaprayer Bluewater Sales LLC, Agent XXVIII
1547 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Minnie's Meadow Affirmed Keith Lancaster, Agent
1692 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Touchallthebases Grand Slam Brookdale Sales, Agent for Griffin Place LLC & Highpoint Bloodstock
1743 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Anna Thetranslator Mineshaft Paramount Sales, Agent LXXXII
1922 Lady Gamer m 2003 B Game Plan Mariah Reyna Far North Warrendale Sales, Agent XXI
1961 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Moonlit Malibu Malibu Moon Eaton Sales, Agent
1994 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Pleasant Point Pleasant Colony Eaton Sales, Agent
2000 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Profumo Gone West Paramount Sales, Agent LXXXI
2061 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Smiley Jane Lear Fan Paramount Sales, Agent LXXX
2072 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Splendorella Deputy Minister Gainesway, Agent XI
2097 Thrown Away m 2007 B Cape Town Positioning Boundary Hurstland Farm (Alfred H. Nuckols, Jr.), Agent V
2330 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Kris Pit Kris S. Winter Quarter Farm, Agent
2358 Marialua m 2003 B Maria's Mon Honolua Bay Storm Bird Lane's End, Agent
2364 Miss Forest City m 2004 B Coronado's Quest Smooth Charmer Easy Goer Allied Bloodstock, Agent XXIII
2498 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Tap'n Tango Elusive Quality Gainesway, Agent XI
2503 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Tender And True (IRE) Galileo (IRE) Paramount Sales, Agent LXXXI
2532 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Winsockie Trippi Woodford Thoroughbreds, Agent
2570 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Boston Flyer Boston Harbor Bedouin Bloodstock, Agent II
2628 c 2014 W Gio Ponti Escape to Victory (GB) Salse Paramount Sales, Agent LXXXII
2752 f 2014 W Gio Ponti Nefarious Maria's Mon Stone Farm, Agent
2801 Rutledge Affair m 1996 B Colonial Affair Look Who's Dancing Affirmed Elm Tree Farm LLC (Mr. and Mrs. Jody Huckabay),Agent IV

Farm Information

Castleton Lyons

Stuart Fitzgibbon, Castleton Lyons, 2469 Iron Works Pike, Lexington KY 40511. Phone (859) 455-9222. Fax (859) 455-8892.

E-mail: sfitzgibbon@castletonlyons.com

Web Site: www.castletonlyons.com

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