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Gio Ponti has a Most Inspiring juvenile to follow

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July 31st, 2015

Future Hall of Famer Gio Ponti -- surely he'll get in as a triple Eclipse Award winner with a bankroll in excess of $6 million -- might have sired a pretty good one in his very first crop.

Debutante Most Inspiring became her sire's first North American winner on Friday, not in the ho-hum, check-the-box manner that can occur in these cases, but in some style at a major venue. The Daniel Vella trainee looked a class apart when storming clear in the 5TH race at Woodbine:

 

The full details are available in the Brisnet.com recap, so I'll just scribble one final thought: might we see her in the September 12 Natalma (G2), a "Win & You're In" for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1)? And will she wear the same silks, or are the phones already ringing with prospective buyers?

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