Event Information


Location & Time


Turning Stone Resort Casino

5218 Patrick Rd, Verona, NY 13478

Doors open at 4:45 PM

Photos with horses begin at 4:45 pm

Hotel Rooms

A limited amount of hotel rooms are available at a discounted rate at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino.

Please contact the hotel and mention Sunshine Horses Gala to reserve a room for the special guest rate of $239.00 plus tax per night.

To ensure that you receive this rate, please make your reservation by Thursday, April 4, 2019 by calling 1-800-771-7711.


Ladies - Express your inner Southern Belle, so don your splendid hats and you’ll look swell.

Gents - Dapper and distinguished is the name of the game, bright colors and bow ties will impress your dame.


First Course

House Salad

Second Course

Meat: Filet Mignon with Cabernet Demi-Glace

Seafood: Pan Seared Halibut with Citrus Beurre Blanc

Vegetarian: Three Cheese Ravioli with Sautéed Arugula, Crumbled Feta, Toasted Almonds and Warm Sun dried Tomato Vinaigrette

Third Course


Evening Schedule

4:45: Doors Open, register; (Photos, tastings, 50/50’s, wine pull, silent auction, baskets)

6:30: Rider’s Up for the 145th Running of the Kentucky Derby

7:00: Be seated for dinner and a few words

8:30: Prizes and silent auction items are awarded