Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Gio Ponti Schools for Sir Beaufort Stakes at Santa Anita

Gio Ponti
, the likely favorite for Friday’s Grade 3 Sir Beaufort Stakes at Santa Anita, schooled in the paddock on Tuesday morning.

The 3-year-old son of Tale of the Cat is trained by Christophe Clement for owner Castleton Lyons. Garrett Gomez has the call in the Sir Beaufort. Gio Ponti enters the race with a record of 4 wins from 8 starts, including the Grade 3 Hill Prince Stakes at Belmont and Grade 2 Virginia Derby at Colonial Downs, and earnings of $760,800.

1 comment:

M.H. Adolphson, Jr. said...

I really think, if he has any luck at all (and even if he is slightly over-raced this year), he should win this race in the same fashion that Vacare won her race last week. Great post!

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