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Gio Ponti Invades for Del Mar Derby

Gio Ponti Invades for Del Mar Derby

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.


Trainer Mike R. Mitchell
Jockey Rafael Bejarano
Owner Capen or Ustin or Ustin, Et Al
Breeder Brandywine Farm, LLC


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Auction History

Sale / Hip Type Buyer Consignor Price
Hip 2800
Yearling David Scanlon, agent Brandywine Farm $50,000
Hip 186
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.

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