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Java Gold (1984–2009) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse who won Grade 1 races and sired two Champions.

Java Gold
SireKey To The Mint
GrandsireGraustark
DamJavamine
DamsireNijinsky
SexStallion
Foaled1984
CountryUnited States
ColourBay
BreederPaul Mellon
OwnerRokeby Stables
TrainerMacKenzie Miller
Record15: 9-3-1
EarningsUS$1,908,832.
Major wins
Remsen Stakes (1986)
Best Turn Stakes (1987)
Travers Stakes (1987)
Marlboro Cup Invitational (1987)
Whitney Handicap (1987)
Last updated on May 14, 2010

Bred by Paul Mellon, and raced by his Rokeby Stables, Java Gold notably won the 1986 Remsen Stakes [1] at age two and the Grades 1 Travers Stakes,[2] Marlboro Cup Invitational [3] and Whitney Handicaps.[4] He retired from racing having won nine of his fifteen starts and with earnings of US$1,908,832.

A successful sire, Java Gold produced Kona Gold, winner of the 2000 Breeders' Cup Sprint and the Eclipse Award winner for American Champion Sprint Horse. Standing at Gestüt Ammerland in Germany, he also sired Access To Java, the 2000 German Champion Two-Year-Old Colt, and Boreal, who won the 2001 Group One Deutsches Derby in Germany and the 2002 Group One Coronation Cup in England.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ South Florida Sun Sentinel - November 23, 1986
  2. ^ Crist, Steven (August 23, 1987). "Java Gold's Late Run Captures Travers". The New York Times. Retrieved 2018-08-07.
  3. ^ Anchorage Daily News - September 21, 1987
  4. ^ Gainesville Sun - August 9, 1987