The horse won the 2000 King George VI Chase race by a distance of 10 lengths when ridden by Thierry Doumen, beating Florida Pearl into second place. At the time of the win the horse was owned by the Marquesa de Moratalla.
- Summary and career stats at Racing Post
- 2000 King George VI Chase result and distances at Racing Post
- Tony O'Hehir (11 January 2011). "King George winner First Gold dies at 18". Racing Post. Archived from the original on 3 November 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2011.