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07/04/2014 3:02 PM Catching up with Gio Ponti: Great expectations at stud   Barbara D. Livingston Eclipse Award champion Gio Ponti at Castleton Lyons, where he entered stud in 2012. For the past year or so, Daily Racing Form has...
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The leading North American boutique auction for yearlings is held at Saratoga each August by the Fasig Tipton Sales company and Gio Ponti has three colts and two fillies cataloged for sale at this upmarket venue on August 4th and 5th. Hip 24 consigned by Four Star Sales is a dark bay or brown...
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Gio Ponti is represented by two colts at the upcoming July Sale at Fasig Tipton on July 14th in Lexington. Hip 65 a bay out of the Wild Again mare Uncontrollable, is presented by CandyLand Farm as agent and is a half brother to a pair of stakes performers including Southern Truth, a speedy filly...
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Montana Native had enjoyed a very successful 2013 racing season with victories in the $200,000 Remington Park Oaks in September preceded by a win in the Broom Dance Stakes at Saratoga in July. Purchased by Castleton Lyons at Keeneland's November Breeding Stock Sale later that year, this was her...
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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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