News - Gio Ponti

Most Inspiring won race 5, a $55,900 maiden special weight at Woodbine earlier today giving triple Eclipse Award winner Gio Ponti his first winner in North America. The juvenile filly is owned by Derek Chin, trained by Danny Vella and was ridden to a 3 length victory by Luis Contreras....
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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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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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The marathon Keeneland November Sale kicks off on Tuesday November 4th with a catalog containing plenty of opportunity for buyers to acquire a mare pregnant to Gio Ponti or to buy a weanling by him. There are a bakers dozen of mares in foal to the three time Eclipse Award winner in this sale by...
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The boutique November Sale has attracted a high class selection of breeding stock at Fasig Tipton for their one night show on Monday November 3rd. Gio Ponti is represented by two choice offerings that have attractive current pedigrees. Brookdale Sales as agent for Mr. Jack Swain present hip #...
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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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