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GIO PONTI TOPS FRESHMAN SIRES AT KEENELAND NOVEMBER

on 12/23/2013 5:35 AM
With first crop weanlings bringing up to $200,000 at the breeding stock sales, Gio Ponti's average of $125,778 was an excellent return for breeders that supported the triple Eclipse Award winner when he first stood for $20,000 at Castleton Lyons for the 2012 season. Gio Ponti's Keeneland November Sale average of $125,250 was the highest for any freshman sire at that sale and his overall median of...
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FIRST CROP OF GIO PONTI'S AT THE BREEDING STOCK SALES

on 11/01/2013 5:12 PM
Gio Ponti has 19 weanlings cataloged at the upcoming breeding stock sales. This group includes colts and fillies closely related to Stopchargingmaria, Hard Spun, Action This Day, Rockport Harbor, Naissance Royale, Monarchos, Half Bridled, Smooth Air and Dixie Flag. There are three Gio Ponti's entered in the Fasig Tipton November sale on November 4th while sixteen weanlings by the triple Eclip...
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BREED NOW TO GIO PONTI!

on 08/12/2013 6:39 AM
Gio Ponti is now available for breeders at Castleton Lyons for a special fee of US$10,000 stand and nurse. The three time Eclipse Award winner is already represented by an exciting and well received first crop born northern hemisphere time in Kentucky, along with a southern hemisphere conceived group of mares that are due now when the stallion was in Arrowfield Stud, Australia in 2012. Please...
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ANOTHER QUALITY FOAL FOR GIO PONTI

on 02/17/2013 5:23 AM
Mrs. Elizabeth Moran's mare Layounne from the great Brushwood family of Bernstein and Sky Mesa, produced this filly on February 6th at her famed Pennsylvania nursey.  
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OUTSTANDING FIRST FOALS

on 02/06/2013 11:58 AM
Shim Racing bred colt by Gio Ponti ex Aliyah, photographed today, February 6th.  Gabriel Duignan of Foxtale Farm said that this three week old colt is "already a real standout and it looks like Gio Ponti is stamping his stock with the brilliant athleticism and looks that he had himself. This is a great physical specimen by one of the best racehorses that we have seen in the last ...
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FIRST BORN IN THE USA

on 01/15/2013 5:20 PM
Aliyah a daughter of Maria's Mon from the family of To Honor and Serve had a colt born this morning by Champion Gio Ponti at Gabriel Duignan's Foxtale Farm in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Gabriel commented that the foal bred by Shim Racing is "an excellent colt with good bone, substance and a great hind end with strong gaskins and forearms"
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GIO PONTI FIRST IN CANADA

on 01/11/2013 5:10 PM
Kissin Party a stakes placed daughter of Kissin Kris produced a colt today at Huntington Stud Farm in Ontario. Owner Dan Mooney commented that he was delighted with his Gio Ponti foal that has "good size, bone and great quality"
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GIO PONTI'S STUD FEE SET FOR 2013

on 11/16/2012 9:09 AM
Castleton Lyons have announced that Gio Ponti will stand for $20,000 November 1st terms in 2013, the same fee as last year. Stuart Fitzgibbon of Castleton Lyons said, ”We had a great response from breeders to Gio Ponti in his freshman season with a full book of high quality mares. He has also been very well received at Arrowfield Stud where he is currently serving his first mares in the...
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GIO PONTI BREEDS STELLAR FIRST BOOK!

on 07/15/2012 7:42 AM
Gio Ponti has been exceptionally well received in his first season at stud breeding a full book for many of the top worldwide breeding operations. Harvey Clarke's mare Arch's Gal Edith, the dam of I'll Have Another, this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, is in foal to the Champion along with the producers of other G1 winners including Miss World, Smiling Tiger and Hot Cha ...
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WHY WE HAD TO HAVE HIM!

on 04/12/2012 7:33 AM
MEDIA RELEASE US CHAMPION GIO PONTI  JOINS 2012 ARROWFIELD ROSTER Thursday 12 April 2012   Three-time Eclipse Award winner, seven-time Grade 1 winner and $US6 million earner GIO PONTI (USA) (Tale of the Cat-Chipeta Springs, by Alydar) will stand at Arrowfield Stud, New South Wales in 2012. ’s John Messara says, “Gio Ponti's superlative record wil...
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GIO PONTI TO SHUTTLE TO ARROWFIELD

on 04/12/2012 7:17 AM
Castleton Lyons is delighted to announce that triple Eclipse Award Winner Gio Ponti will stand at Arrowfield Stud in Australia for the 2012 Southern Hemipshere breeding season. Shane Ryan, president of Castleton Lyons said, "we are excited for Arrowfield to be standing Gio Ponti, a world class operation in the international breeding industry. They have an excellent reputation and have a great reco...
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