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.

    (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)

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

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

    (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)

    (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)

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

Won at 4

  • Arlington Million S. (gr. I)

    (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)

    (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)

    (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)

    (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)

    (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)

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

Won at 5

  • Shadwell Turf Mile S. (gr. I)

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

    (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)

    (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)

    (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)

    (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.

    (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)

    (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)

    (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)

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

3rd at 6

  • Woodford Reserve Manhattan H. (gr. I)

    (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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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

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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 216 92 4 6 1 1 Stopchargingmaria ($866,000) $4,382,501
2013 281 135 12 20 5 1 She's a Tiger ($725,650) $7,698,858

Auction Results (N. Hemisphere only)

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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 16 0 6 9 0 0
Total Average $51,167 $0 $119,188 $0 $58,167 $125,778 $0 $0
Total Median $47,500 $0 $83,500 $0 $43,500 $120,000 $0 $0
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $101,833 (12) $0 (0) n/a $125,286 (7) $0 (0) $0 (0)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $171,250 (4) $0 (0) n/a $127,500 (2) $0 (0) $0 (0)

Gio Ponti's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Current Sales Results

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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 New York 2014 New York Bred Preferred Yearling Sale

(8/9/2014 - 8/10/2014 )

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

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
456 Gucci Factor, 2013 C Y Shoo In*, 2005 Highclere Sales Castleton Lyons $150,000
431 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Rizzi Rose, 2006 Hidden Brook Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners $85,000
305 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Fleet Streak, 2006 Sequel Stallions New York Nick de Meric $75,000

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga 2014 Yearling Sale

(8/4/2014 - 8/5/2014 )

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

Hip # Horse Name (YOB) Sex Type Dam, YOB Consignor Buyer Price (RNA)
80 UNNAMED, 2013 F Y Shandra Smiles*, 1998 Warrendale Sales John Ferguson $500,000
165 Perelli Power, 2013 C Y Eyepopnruby*, 2002 St George Sales Barry Berkelhammer, agent $150,000
24 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y History, 2003 Four Star Sales Kim M. Valerio, agent $150,000
42 UNNAMED, 2013 C Y Lofty Lizzy, 2003 Sweezey & Partners JAH Racing $90,000

Gio Ponti's Complete Worldwide Auction Results

Upcoming Sales Entries

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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.

Equine Sales of Louisiana 2014 Yearling Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
196 Gio Ruston c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Shy Baby Out of Place Red River Farm, Agent forNeal McFadden
204 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Slammin' Lil Grand Slam Red River Farm

Keeneland Association September 2014 Yearling Sale

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
33 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Life Happened Stravinsky Select Sales, Agent
45 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Long Approach Broad Brush Stonehaven Steadings
186 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Rap and Dance Pleasant Tap Gainesway, Agent XLVII
218 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Sarie Marais Unbridled Four Star Sales, Agent
277 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Spinnette (IRE) Spinning World Paramount Sales, Agent LIII
294 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Street Scene (IRE) Zafonic Penn Sales
455 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Ask Me When Speightstown Paramount Sales, Agent LIII
484 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Blageuse Distorted Humor Paramount Sales, Agent LIII
611 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Eltimaas Ghostzapper Woods Edge Farm (Peter O'Callaghan), Agent
651 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Forty Love Forty Niner Paramount Sales, Agent XXVI
757 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Kissin Party Kissin Kris War Horse Place LLC, Agent I
798 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Midwife Family Calling Allied Bloodstock, Agent XXI
879 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Sadler's Charm Honour and Glory Castle Park Farm LLC (Noel Murphy), Agent VII
895 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Senora Dancer Distorted Humor Denali Stud (Craig & Holly Bandoroff), Agent III
911 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Silver Reserve Silver Deputy Lane's End, Agent
915 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Skyscape Marquetry Gainesway, Agent XXXIV
920 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Special Grayce Smart Strike Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent for White Fox Farm
953 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti To the Brim Ascot Knight Lane's End, Agent
1256 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Patti's Regal Song Unbridled's Song Paramount Sales, Agent LIII
1270 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Probable Storm Tabasco Cat Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, Inc. (J. Stuart),Agent for Merriebelle Stable, LLC
1290 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Ring True Is It True Warrendale Sales, Agent II
1357 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Swiss Courts Cheat Notebook Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent CXII
1393 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Yo Ali Quiet American Blackburn Farm (Michael T. Barnett), Agent
1403 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Ammalu Boston Harbor Brandywine Farm (Jim & Pam Robinson)
1408 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti A Precious Memory Honor Grades Brookdale Sales, Agent
1414 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Ava Darling Gilded Time Valkyre Stud, Agent for Oakbrook Farm
1429 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Best of the Sea Lord of the Sea Four Star Sales, Agent
1502 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Ensign Appeal Successful Appeal First Finds
1503 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Euroslew Seattle Slew Paramount Sales, Agent LII
1506 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Exotic Bloom Montbrook Brookdale Sales, Agent
1507 Bold Relic c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Expressive Diva In Excess (IRE) Taylor Made Sales Agency, Agent CIX
1557 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti High Mist Olmodavor Hidden Brook, Agent XL
1718 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Selene's Delight Maria's Mon Nursery Place, Agent
1771 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Tizsweet Cee's Tizzy Bluewater Sales LLC, Agent XV
1815 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Annabill Outflanker Eaton Sales, Agent
1853 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Carson City Babe Carson City Judy Klosterman, Agent for Langsem Farm Inc.
1870 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Cool Slew Seattle Slew Denali Stud (Craig & Holly Bandoroff), Agent
1947 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Groovitude Dixie Union Stonehaven Steadings
1969 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Jazz Life (BRZ) Gilded Time Nursery Place, Agent
2038 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti My Pal Lana Kris S. Paramount Sales, Agent LIII
2075 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Rahy's Colors Rahy Hidden Brook, Agent XXXI
2163 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Truly Spectacular Yes It's True Paramount Sales, Agent XXXIX
2184 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Wild Promises Wild Event Paramount Sales, Agent LXXX
2206 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Anna Thetranslator Mineshaft Lane's End, Agent
2240 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Casino Glory Honour and Glory Highclere, Agent I
2243 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Catch My Fancy Yes It's True Paramount Sales, Agent LIII
2284 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Dixie Quest Coronado's Quest Paul Tackett
2305 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Empiress Empire Maker Hidden Brook, Agent XXIV
2324 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Flowerette Victory Gallop Indian Creek, Agent
2391 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Layounne Mt. Livermore Eaton Sales, Agent
2507 Stormy Bay f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Seoul Unbridled Unbridled's Song Elm Tree Farm LLC (Mr. and Mrs. Jody Huckabay),Agent VII
2550 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Super Phoebe Malabar Gold Pope McLean (Crestwood Farm), Agent
2794 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Lemon Sorbet Lemon Drop Kid St. George Sales, Agent XXXVII
2956 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Sweetdetermination Alphabet Soup Hidden Brook, Agent XLI
3050 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Boston Flyer Boston Harbor Bedouin Bloodstock, Agent
3955 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Prop Unbridled's Song Gainesway, Agent XIX
4012 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Strikes a Chord Smart Strike Stuart Morris, Agent V
4021 f 2013 Y Gio Ponti Tap'n Tango Elusive Quality Gainesway, Agent XIX

Ocala Breeders' Sales Company 2014 August Yearlings

Hip Name Sex YOB Type Sire Dam BroodmareSire Consignor
64 c 2013 Y Gio Ponti Darling Monique El Corredor Tom McCrocklin, Agent

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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