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Seeking The Gold

Seeking The Gold
Sire Mr. Prospector
Dam Con Game
Grandsire Raise a Native
Damsire Buckpasser
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1985
Country United States
Color Bay
Breeder Ogden Phipps
Owner Ogden Phipps
Trainer Shug McGaughey
Record 15: 8-6-0
Earnings $2,307,000
Seeking The Gold is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Con Game by Mr. Prospector. He was born around 1985 in the United States, and was bred by Ogden Phipps.
Major wins
Super Derby (1988)
Peter Pan Stakes (1988)
Dwyer Stakes (1988)
Swale Stakes (1988)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on August 10, 2007

Seeking The Gold (foaled 1985 in Kentucky) is an American thoroughbred Stallion racehorse. He was sired by the leading stud, Mr. Prospector, who in turn was a son of Raise a Native, out of the mare, Con Game.

He was raced at 2, 3, and 4, and never placed worse than second in 15 starts earning over $2 million lifetime.

Winning the Super Derby, the Peter Pan Stakes, the Dwyer Stakes, and the Swale Stakes, he placed second by a nose to Forty Niner in the 1988 Haskell Invitational Handicap, and second to Alysheba in the 1988 Breeder's Cup Classic.

As a sire

Seeking The Gold currently is standing at stud at Claiborne Farm for a fee of $125,000 (live foal). Very successful, as at 07/28/08, Seeking The Gold has sired eighty-five Stakes winners of which eighteen are Grade I winners. Some of his notable progeny includes:

  • Seeking the Pearl (b.1994) - first Japan-based horse to win a Group 1 race in Europe, career earnings of $4,021,716
  • Meiner Love (b.1995) - Japanese multi-millionaire
  • Gold Tiara (b. 1996) - raced in Japan, career earnings of $3,548,991
  • Wanderin Boy (b.2001)(deceased) - multiple stakes winner including G1 Pimlico Special



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