STRIKE THE GOLD (USA) ch. C, 1988
DP = 10-6-20-0-0 (36) DI = 2.60 CD = 0.72 - 31 Starts, 6 Wins, 8 Places, 5 Shows Career Earnings: $3,457,026
Owner: Jockey Club of Turkey Breeder: Calumet Farm State Bred: KY Winnings: 31 Starts: 6 - 8 - 5, $3,457,026
At 3: 1st Kentucky Derby (G1), Blue Grass S.(G2); 2nd Belmont S.(G1), Florida Derby (G1); 3rd Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), Jim Dandy S.(G2)
At 4: 1st Pimlico Special (G1), Nassau County H.(G2); 2nd Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), Suburban H.(G1), Gulfstream Park H.(G1)
At 5: 3rd Nassau County H.(G1).
First Kentucky Derby winner ever with DI >4.00.
Entered stud 1994 at Vinery, Ky. Sent to Turkey in 1998 to Karacabey Stud Farm. Was euthanized on December 13, 2011,after breaking his left fetlock from a fall due to a heart attack.