Bourbon Bay is a 17 year old gelding that was born in 2006 and raced from 2008 to 2013. He was sired by Sligo Bay out of the Conquistador Cielo mare Coral Necklace. He was trained by Neil D. Drysdale and raced for David Heerensperger, and was bred in Kentucky, United States by Thomas Fackler. Bourbon Bay has raced at Del Mar, Hollywood Park, Meydan-UAE, Monmouth Park, Santa Anita Park, Woodbine with wins at Del Mar, Santa Anita Park. His stakes wins include wins in the 2012 San Juan Capistrano Stakes (G2), 2012 San Luis Rey (G2), 2011 Cougar II Handicap (G3), 2011 San Marcos (G2), 2010 San Juan Capistrano Stakes (G2), 2010 San Luis Rey (G2), and the 2010 San Luis Obispo Handicap (G2).