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Go For Gin retired to Kentucky Horse Park

GO FOR GIN, winner of the 1994 Kentucky Derby, has been sent to Kentucky Horse Park's Hall of Champions, where he willreside alongside fellow Kentucky Derby winner Funny Cide, dual Breeders' Cup scorer Da Hoss and the great Cigar.

Kentucky Horse Park executive director John Nicholson said: "Go for Gin will make another great addition to our Hall of Champions. We entertain nearly 1 million visitors each year and they will be delighted to have the opportunity to meet a horse of his caliber, who performed so well in all three Triple Crown races."

Bred in Kentucky by Pamela Dupont Darmstadt, owned by William J. Condren and Joseph M. Cornacchia and trained by Nick Zito, Go for Gin also finished placed behind Tabasco Cat in the Preakness and Belmont Stakes.

Go For Gin retired to stud at Claiborne in Kentucky and was sold to Bonita Farm in Maryland in 2004. His best offspring is
Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup winner Albert The Great, who in turn has producedtop-flight scorers Albertus Maximus and Nobiz Like Shobiz at stud.

Go For Gin is by Cormorant and out of the Stage Door Johnny mare Never Knock. He can be visited at Kentucky Horse Park as it is open to the public.

 

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