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

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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.
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 156 51 1 1 0 0 Knit One Purr Too ($102,210) $1,640,689
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 9 0 6 9 0 0
Total Average $51,167 $0 $78,556 $0 $58,167 $125,778 $0 $0
Total Median $47,500 $0 $55,000 $0 $43,500 $120,000 $0 $0
Colt Average n/a $0 (0) $85,286 (7) $0 (0) n/a $125,286 (7) $0 (0) $0 (0)
Filly Average n/a $0 (0) $55,000 (2) $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.

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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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