News - Gio Ponti

A $260,000 Gio Ponti colt presented by Select Sales, as agent, posted the highest price for any first crop sire at the Fasig Tipton October Sale. He was purchased by Pick Six Racing who campaign this colt's half-brother Vyjack who recently won the G2 Kelso at Belmont. The Gio Ponti's successful...
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The first crop of Champion Gio Ponti's yearlings were in great demand from purchasers throughout Book 1 of the Keeneland September Sale. Highlighting an impressive draft for the triple Eclipse Award winner was a colt out of the Ghostzapper mare Eltimaas beautifully presented by Peter...
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8/11/14 At last night's second session of the Saratoga New York Bred Preferred yearling sale, Castleton Lyons purchased hip number 456 a colt by Gio Ponti from the consignment of Highclere for $150,000. The bay, out of the young Dynaformer mare Shoo In, is a half brother to current stakes...
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8/05/14 As expected in the crowded auditorium at the Humphrey Finney pavillion, day one, Monday, August 4th of the Fasig Tipton yearling sale saw a filly from the first crop of Gio Ponti create fireworks among bidders. A beautifully presented yearling, hip 80 offered by Warrendale Sales as...
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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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7/3/14 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...
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7/3/14 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...
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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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Gio Ponti, the leading freshman sire from November with an average of $125,250 has several exciting short yearlings cataloged at the upcoming January Sale. Top consignors with colts and fillies by the triple Eclipse Award winner include Denali, Bluewater, Lantern Hill, Brookdale, Paramount,...
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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...
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