Go For Gin
Cormorant – Never Knock X Stage Door JohnnyBred in Kentucky by Pamela Du PontFoaled April 18, 1991 at Pillar Stud, Lexington
Purchased for $150,000 at the 1991 SaratogaAugust Yearling Sale by William Condren and Joseph Cornachia, who were also partners in the 1991 Kentucky Derby winner, Strike The Gold. Go For Gin was trained by Nicholas P. Zito.
AccomplishmentsAt two: 1st G2 Remsen Stakes $200,000 1:52.41st Chief's Crown Stakes $50,000 1:37.1
At three: 1st G1 Kentucky Derby $500,000 2:03.42nd G1 Preakness Stakes $500,0002nd G1 Belmont Stakes $500,0002nd G1 Wood Memorial $500,0002nd G2 Fountain of Youth $200,0003rd G2 Forego Handicap
At four: 3RD Churchill Downs Handicap $100,000
19 Starts [5 First | 7 Second | 2 Third]Lifetime earnings of $1,380,866
At stud, Go For Gin sired the durable Albert The Great, who earned over $3 million.In total, he sired seven stakes winners and has total progeny earnings of over $20 million.Go For Gin was retired from stud duty in 2011 and arrived at the Horse Park in August that same year.
(Photo by Steve Faust)