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Sunshine Forever

Sunshine Forever
Sire Roberto
Dam Outward Sunshine
Grandsire Hail To Reason
Damsire Graustark
Gender Stallion
Foaled 1985
Country United States
Color Dark Bay
Breeder John W. Galbreath
Owner Darby Dan Farm
Trainer John M. Veitch
Record 23: 8-6-2
Earnings $2,084,800
Sunshine Forever is a thoroughbred racehorse out of Outward Sunshine by Roberto. He was born around 1985 in the United States, and was bred by John W. Galbreath.
Major wins
Hill Prince Stakes (1988)
Lexington Stakes (1988)
Turf Classic (1988)
Washington, D.C. International Stakes (1988)
Man o' War Stakes (1988)
American Champion Male Turf Horse (1988)
Horse (Equus ferus caballus)
Last updated on September 17, 2007

Sunshine Forever (foaled 1985 in Kentucky) is an American Champion Thoroughbred racehorse. Bred by Darby Dan Farm owner John W. Galbreath who owned his dam, Outward Sunshine, and his damsire, Graustark, Sunshine Forever was sired by Galbreath's 1972 Epsom Derby winner, Roberto.

Trained by future U.S. Racing Hall of Fame inductee, John M. Veitch, Sunshine Forever was voted the Eclipse Award for American Champion Male Turf Horse following a 1988 season in which he won three Grade I races. In addition to winning the important Turf Classic, Man o' War Stakes, and the Washington, D.C. International Stakes, the colt ran second to Great Communicator in the Breeders' Cup Turf and third to winner Mill Native in the Arlington Million.

In 1989, Sunshine Forever's best major race results were a second in the Grade II Canadian Turf Handicap at Gulfstream Park in Florida and a third place finish in the Grade III Fort Marcy Handicap at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York.

Retired to stud duty at Darby Dan Farm, Sunshine Forever's offspring met with modest racing success. After standing in the United States, he was sent to Nitta Farm in Japan. In late 2004, arrangements were made to bring the then nineteen-year-old horse to the Old Friends retirement home for thoroughbred racehorses in Georgetown, Kentucky where he remains.



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