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Castleton Lyons homebred Antonia Autumn, by former farm flagship sire Bernstein out of blue hen Chipeta Springs, had a comfortable win in the Indiana General Assembly Distaff Stakes at Indiana Downs last night for in form trainer Ben Colebrook. That track's flagship day included the running of...
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Toni's Hollyday and Mighty Moon were victorious at the prestigious Keeneland April meet providing Castleton Lyons with two wins from just three starters there. Toni's Hollyday annexed a 5 1/2 furlong turf allowance on Thursday the 16th in the hands of James Graham for trainer Andrew McKeever....
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  Shane Ryan, president of Castleton Lyons presents winner’s check to Andy Plattner (photo by Michele MacDonald) Plattner wins Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Lexington, Ky. -- OfferingsFrom a Rust Belt Jockey, by Andrew Plattner and published by Dzanc...
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2014 Book Award Top-Three Castleton Lyons is delighted to announce the three finalists for the ninth annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award. The judges were very impressed with the quality and diversity of this year’s submissions that highlighted the increasing importance that this award...
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  Book Award Semi-finalists  Now in its ninth year, the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award again drew a broad assortment of well-penned entries, from scholarly histories and biographical works—both human and equine—to fast-paced novels, witty short stories, and vintage photo collections.  The...
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Renowned pedigree consultant and industry expert, Bill Oppenheim had this to say in today's Thoroughbred Daily News regarding first runners for freshman sires in 2015: "There are plenty of worthy candidates, but GIO PONTI, who went to stud for $20,000 in 2012 and is now down to $15,000, is my...
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The first reported foal by G1 winner Justin Phillip is a colt born January 23rd at Lee Anne Smith’s Paradigm Farm in Virginia. The colt bred by Quest Realty is also a first foal for his dam Lucy Stragmore by Tale of the Cat and Smith said "he is a very good foal, dark bay or brown and...
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November 13th 2014 Castleton Lyons is pleased to announce the following stud fees for the upcoming 2015 breeding season. Gio Ponti $15,000 Nov 1st terms Justin Phillip $5,000 Nov 1st terms   Shane Ryan, president of Castleton Lyons said "we are very pleased with Gio...
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At last night's boutique Fasig Tipton November Sale, a colt by Gio Ponti and a mare pregnant to the Champion sold well in a catalog that contained some of the best and most current pedigrees of 2014. Early in the evening a weanling out of Revealed brought $175,000 to the bid of Springdell Farm,...
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With 32 lifetime starts of which 23 were in graded company, the 2013 G1 Vanderbilt winner Justin Phillip debuts as a sire at Keeneland with seven pregnant mares cataloged in the sale which commences on Tuesday November 4th. Justin Phillip completed his first year at stud in 2014 having retired...
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