Seelster Farms is pleased to announce that the Battle of Brandywine winner Sunshine Beach p, 2, 1:52.1s, 3 1:47.4f –’13 ($977,438) will be standing at their Lucan, Ontario farm starting with the 2015 breeding season. 

A spectacular looking son of super-sire Somebeachsomewhere, Sunshine Beach is from the prolific Artsplace mare Light Up, making him the half brother to Warrawee Flare p, 1:50.3s ($609,019), Safe Harbor p, 1:50.1f –’14 ($466,178) and Western Moonlight p, 2, 1:52.3 ($366,091). 

Trained throughout his career by Mark Steacy, Sunshine Beach is owned by Hudson Standardbred Stable Inc, Conrad Leber, Diane Bertrand Holdings Ltd and Blue Chip Bloodstock Inc.  Bred by John and Judy Egloff, Sunshine Beach was an $85,000 yearling purchase at the 2011 Harrisburg Sale.

As a sophomore, Sunshine Beach captured the $500,000 Battle of Brandywine Stake final at Pocono Downs, ending Captaintreacherous' undefeated three-year-old season, in a world record-equalling time of 1:47.4.

Sunshine Beach also paced to victory in the final of the $284,160 Progress Pace at Dover Downs, a division of the Bluegrass Series at The Red Mile, an elimination of the Meadowlands Pace at The Meadowlands and an elimination of the Matron Stake at Dover Downs during his sophomore campaign.

Sunshine Beach will be syndicated and stand for an introductory service fee of $5,000. Booking inquiries should be directed to Seelster Farms. To obtain a Syndicate Prospectus contact Jean Brown at Blue Chip Farms ( or Ann Straatman at Seelster Farms (