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From the land of the Medici

Di Poggio farm

The Di Poggio farm trotting horses started at the end of the 80s and in 32 years has produced 219 racing horses that have distinguished themselves on the Italian tracks and on the most important European circuits and have given rise to our splendid mares. From 2015 on the initiative of Giorgio Sandi, who took over the last remaining mares and the ownership of the “Di Poggio” brand, the relaunch of the breeding took place which saw the first products conceived and born on the meadows of the Cascine di Tavola in Prato in 2017 .

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Many of our winning products, starting with Idole di Poggio, Like di Poggio, Nabab di Poggio, Nuvola di Poggio, Oui di Poggio, Prince di Poggio and more recently Valzer di Poggio, Vasty di Poggio, Cresus di Poggio and Calypso of Poggio.

Our fleet of 30 mares includes the best of international bloodlines, starting right from Idole di Poggio da Varenne (winner in 2007 of the Oaks and the Orsi Mangelli Filly and numerous other group races), Nuvola di Poggio by Varenne with the record of 1.11, mother of Bardo di Poggio, Conrad di Poggio and Eton di Poggio, by Oui di Poggio da Varenne, mother of Cresus di Poggio, multiple winner in France, by Princess America, sister of Lisa America and already mother of Calypso di Poggio, second in the Oaks 2021 and multiple winner in Italy and France, and then the youngest, the Americans Student of life (from Full Count), Sand Grenade (from Explosive Matter), Discordia (Muscle Hill) and the new mothers Muscles Mahal (by Muscle Hill, whose dam Taj Mahal inherits the precious line being the full sister of the great champion Maharajah, stallion of great value and winner of the Grand Prix d’Amerique) pregnant by Nuncio, Zoe Grif Italia (by Ready Cash) pregnant by Bar Hopping, and then Whimbel Hanover (from Father Patrick) in whose maternal line is the champion Creatine, pregnant with the American champion Captain Corey, winner of Hambletonian 2021.

Each Di Poggio foal, the result of targeted crossings using the semen of the best Italian, French, Swedish, American stallions, is bred and grown on the large pastures of the Medici land at Cascine di Tavola, is followed individually by specialized personnel with the use of best products available to obtain healthy, robust, well formed and developed products, endowed with good character, able to make owners and trainers dream of the greatest successes, who will trust our products.

We combine the qualities of our mares, champions and blood-bearers of the best Italian and international breeding products, with the best American, French and Italian stallions to produce foals ready to become champions.

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