2013 b. 16.2hh (1.65m)
Gio Ponti – Eltimaas
2022 Fee : JPY7,000,000

American Champion Sprinter and three-time G1 winner.
Sire of 28 winners in 2021 including Graded winner Geoglyph.
Champion First Season Sire for 2021.



Gio Ponti
2005 b.
Tale of the Cat
1994 dk.b.
Storm Cat Storm Bird Northern Dancer
South Ocean
Terlingua Secretariat
Crimson Saint
Yarn Mr. Prospector Raise a Native
Gold Digger
Narrate Honest Pleasure
Chipeta Springs
1989 b.
Alydar Raise a Native Native Dancer
Raise You
Sweet Tooth On-and-On
Plum Cake
Salt Spring Salt Marsh Tom Rolfe
Jungle Mythologic Mount Athos
Jungle Queen
2007 b.
2000 b.
Awesome Again Deputy Minister Vice Regent
Mint Copy
Primal Force Blushing Groom
Prime Prospect
Baby Zip Relaunch In Reality
Foggy Note
Thirty Zip Tri Jet
1993 ch.
Trempolino Sharpen Up Atan
Trephine Viceregal
Sue Warner Forli Aristophanes
Bitty Girl Habitat
Garvey Girl

Inbreeding / Raise a Native 4S×5S


Age Country Starts 1st 2nd 3rd Earnings
  • 3yo (2016) Eclipse Awards Champion Sprint Horse
Age FP Race Name · Grade Race Course Dist. Finish Time
21stMaiden Special WeightDel MarD6F1.09.17
5thMaiden Special WeightSanta Anita ParkD5.5F1.05.0
31stBreeders' Cup Sprint-G1Santa Anita ParkD6F1.08.79
King's Bishop Stakes-G1SaratogaD7F1.21.25
Allowance Optional ClaimingSanta Anita ParkD6F1.08.50
Allowance Optional ClaimingSanta Anita ParkD6.5F1.14.65
41stForego Stakes-G1SaratogaD7F1.21.12
6thBreeders' Cup Sprint-G1Del MarD6F1.09.9
URBing Crosby Stakes-G1Del MarD6F


Drefong entered stud in Japan in 2018.

He got off to a very good start as a stallion and was crowned Japanese Champion Freshman Sire in 2021. His first crop, including Grade 3 Sapporo Nisai Stakes winner Geoglyph, produced 31 winners in Japan (28 winners in JRA) in 2021.

He was ranked fifth on the Japanese Leading Two-Year-Old Sire list in 2021.


  • Geoglyph(2019, chestnut, colt) Aromatico by King Kamehameha

    3 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY45,371,000
    1st: Sapporo Nisai Stakes-G3 (Sapporo, T1800m); 5th: Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes-G1

  • Kawakita Reverie(2019, dark bay or brown, colt) Kafuji Venus by Deep Impact

    7 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY35,821,000
    3rd: Daily Hai Nisai Stakes-G2, Clover Sho-OP; 5th: Hakodate Nisai Stakes-G3

  • Consigliere(2019, bay, colt) Tasha's Star (USA) by Spanish Steps (USA)

    2 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY23,322,000
    1st: Cattleya Stakes-OP (Tokyo, D1600m)

  • Historic Nova(2019, bay, filly) Hana's Revenge by Heart's Cry

    6 starts 1 win in JRA & NAR, Earn JPY19,310,000
    2nd: Edelweiss Sho-L

  • Unaginobori(2019, dark bay or brown, colt) Nonki by Sunday Silence (USA)

    5 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY16,060,000
    4th: Saudi Arabia Royal Cup-G3

  • Desierto(2019, dark bay or brown, colt) Admire Sceptre by King Kamehameha

    2 starts 2 wins in JRA, Earn JPY14,500,000
    1st: 3-year-Old 5,000,000 & Less

  • Hyams Beach(2019, white, filly) Yukichan by Kurofune (USA)

    2 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY11,054,000
    1st: 2-year-Old Newcomer

  • Fez Kazuma(2019, chestnut, colt) Synergy Whisper by Neo Universe

    4 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY7,000,000
    1st: 2-year-Old Newcomer

  • Orkos(2019, bay, filly) Swear Tosho by Deep Impact

    3 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY7,000,000
    1st: 2-year-Old Newcomer

  • Yunino Ojisama(2019, grey, colt) Yukihana by Manhattan Cafe

    2 starts 1 win in JRA, Earn JPY7,000,000
    1st: 2-year-Old Newcomer