Of this year's first-crop stallions to make strong impressions with their sales horses, three-time champion Gio Ponti is a definite standout.
Three time champion in the U.S. and winner of seven grade I stakes, Castleton Lyons' stallion Gio Ponti will not shuttle to Australia's Arrowfield Stud for the 2013 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.
Bernstein, who is represented as a stallion by 19 stakes winners this year, will stand in 2011 for $20,000 at Shane Ryan's Castleton Lyons near Lexington.
In a brief ceremony Sept. 18, representatives of Castleton Lyons presented a check for $29,400 to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
Castleton Lyons announced March 6 that leading sire Bernstein will not shuttle to Haras La Biznaga for the 2009 southern hemisphere breeding season.
The untimely loss of Hennessy will not only leave a void at Coolmore's Ashford Stud, but for breeders in both hemispheres looking for speed and versatility.
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