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HRTV's show, Race Day America discussed many topics with Stuart Fitzgibbon including Gio Ponti, Justin Phillip, the Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award and the beauty of Castleton Lyons farm. Please click on the links below to access this two part...
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Grand National tale captures Book Award By Mary Simon           ...
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LEXINGTON, KY. -- David Owen’s book, Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National’s Biggest Upset, was honored with the prestigious Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award at a reception hosted by Castleton Lyons on the evening of April 9. The award, worth $10,000 to the winner—equal to that given the...
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All three finalists for the 2013 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award are tales of unexpected equine stars who grabbed racing’s headlines in their respective eras—with two being set against the dramatic backdrop of England’s Grand National Steeplechase, and two featuring strong,...
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2013 Dr. Ryan semi-finalists exceptional group  The 2013 Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award competition has drawn the strongest slate of semi-finalists in its eight year history to date, an impressive assortment of well-penned histories, fiction, biography, and autobiographies—both human and...
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Gio Ponti's little sister Antonia Autumn won her second allowance in a row at the Gulfstream meet with a victory today over nine fuurlongs on the lawn. With Julien Leparoux again in the irons, the daughter of Bernstein continues to impress as she enjoyed a dream run throughout the race,...
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Join all the Believers and visit with Justin Phillip while you are in town for the Fasig Tipton Winter Mixed Sale. From Saturday February 8th through Monday February 10th between 12 and 3pm call by and inspect our new stallion Justin Phillip and young sales sensation Gio Ponti.
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Antonia Autumn, a 5-y-old sibling to Champion Gio Ponti by former Castleton Lyons resident stallion Bernstein won an allowance in impressive style at Gulfstream yesterday. The homebred mare was having her first afternoon outing since last May having sustained several cuts and lacerations...
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At the recent Keeneland January Sale, Gio Ponti continued where he left off after a stellar November by once again being responsible for an excellent group of short yearlings that continued to wow buyers. Topping the charts for the Champion was hip 413, an exceptional colt out of To The...
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From January 4th thru 9th visitors are welcome, without appointment, to Castleton Lyons to inspect our stallions from 12 to 3pm. Justin Phillip, a 32 time starter and winner of the G1 Alfred G Vanderbilt is new for the 2014 breeding season. Truly an exceptional and imposing young stallion...
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