Gio Ponti wins third G1 in a row
Gio Ponti extended his Grade 1 winning streak to three with a 1 3/4-length win over Musketier on Saturday in the $500,000 Man o' War Stakes on the turf at Belmont Park.
The run of Grade 1's started with the Frank Kilroe, going one mile at Santa Anita.
Back at Belmont, where he is now 4 for 5, Gio Ponti rallied from last in a 12-horse field to take the Manhattan Handicap at 1 1/4 miles on the Belmont Stakes undercard.
The Man o' War at 1 3/8 miles was the most decisive victory ...
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