Kentucky Derby Gala
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W H A T

Kentucky Derby
Benefit Gala

W H E R E

Turning Stone
Resort Casino

W H E N

May 4th 2019
4:45pm-9pm


OUR MISSION

Sunshine Horses, Inc. is a non-profit, independent adoption agency and rescue facility for horses. While Sunshine rescues all horses in need, we specialize in retraining and rehoming retired standardbred racehorses. Sunshine has found forever homes for more than 200 horses, with an average adoption rate of 20 horses each year.

Before (left) and after (right) of our beautiful appaloosa, Beauty. She was adopted 4 years ago after being rehabilitated at our facility.

KENTUCKY DERBY GALA

We invite you to join us for the first annual Kentucky Derby Benefit Gala to raise money for the majestic steeds that make events like the Kentucky Derby so special. Join us as we watch the iconic 145th Kentucky Derby while enjoying cocktails, dinner, auctions, friendly competitions, and more. This gala will help offset the expenses associated with the care, training, and operational costs of each horse in our facility.

**Each horse costs about $8,000 to maintain per year. These costs include; grain, hay, farrier fees, veterinarian fees, facility maintenance, and taxes.


 

Dave Panlone (DAVEY)

Breed: Standardbred Gelding
Description: 15 years old 15.3 hh
Color: Bay
Lifetime earnings: $831,874