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From the Keeneland Sales Vault: Gold Cup (G1)

May 26, 2017

From The Keeneland Sales Vault: Gold Cup (G1)

Keeneland September Sale graduates have accounted four of the past five winners in the Gold Cup (G1). Relive their shining moments as we travel back in time through Keeneland Sales Vault.

2012 & 2013: Game On Dude

This 2008 Keeneland September Yearling Sale graduate won back-to-back Gold Cup (G1) titles in 2012 and 2013. The winner of 14 graded stakes, eight of which Grade 1, Game On Dude scored six consecutive graded stakes victories during his 2013 campaign and retired with career earnings of nearly $6.5 million.


2014: Majestic Harbor

Multiple graded stakes winner Majestic Harbor ran away with an impressive 61/4 length victory in the 2014 edition of the Gold Cup (G1). The winner of more than $1.2 million sold as a yearling at the 2009 Keeneland September Sale.


2016: Melatonin

A $20,000 bargain at the 2012 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, Melatonin's 5-year-old campaign included wins in both the Gold Cup (G1) and Santa Anita H. (G1). The Keeneland September gradute has earned nearly $1.4 million throughout his accomplished career.

Year after year, no other sale leads to more success on racing's biggest stages than Keeneland September. Learn more about the 2017 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, Sept. 11-23, at september.keeneland.com.