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Bay Stallion
Foaled April 18, 1991 at Pillar Stud, Kentucky
By Cormorant out of Never Knock, by Stage Door Johnny
Breeder: Pamela Du Pont
Owner: William J. Condren & Joseph M. Cornacchia
Trainer: Nicholas P. Zito

Notable Wins

Remsen Stakes (G2)
Chief's Crown Stakes
Preview Stakes
Kentucky Derby (G1)

Notable Performances

2nd at Preakness Stakes
2nd at Belmont Stakes
2nd at Fountain of Youth Stakes
2nd at Wood Memorial Stakes
3rd at Forego Stakes
3rd at Churchill Downs Handicap

Life at the Hall of Champions

Resident of the Hall of Champions since June 2011

Go for Gin loves his gums rubbed after a performance in the Hall of Champions. He also likes to play in water buckets, splashing the water out with his nose. Gin is known to make quite a mess just to hear the splashing noises. Go for Gin is the oldest living Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner based in North America.

Thoroughbred Horse Racing

Thoroughbred horse racing is the most popular form of horse racing in the world. Thoroughbreds were developed in England by crossing three foundation sires from the Middle East with native English mares. These horses race on dirt, turf or synthetic surfaces.