|Sire||Lemon Drop Kid|
|Breeder||Farfellow Farms Ltd.|
|Owner||Leon Willis, Terry Horton, Dallas Stewart|
|Kentucky Oaks (2006)|
Lemons Forever (foaled May 24, 2003 in Kentucky) is an American Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the Grade 1 132nd Kentucky Oaks horse race on May 5, 2006. Her win was the biggest upset in the history of the Oaks.
Lemons Forever did not make a run for the Triple Tiara of Thoroughbred Racing, the filly equivalent of the Triple Crown, as she did not compete in the second leg of the competition, the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes, on May 19.
After winning the Oaks, Lemons Forever raced ten more times (eight in Grade 1 or Grade 2 races), only winning once in an optional claimer and running 3rd in the Grade 1 Alabama Stakes at Saratoga. She was retired in 2007.
Lemons Forever sold for $2.5 million at the sold for $2.5 million at the 2007 Keeneland broodmare sale to geologist Charles Fipke. As of 2017[update], she has produced five named foals, four of them winners:
- Perfect Forever, chestnut filly, 2009, by Perfect Soul, winless in twelve starts
- Forever Perfect, chestnut colt, two wins in eighteen starts
- Unbridled Forever, bay filly, 2011, by Unbridled's Song, ran 3rd in the 2014 Kentucky Oaks and as a 4-year-old won the Grade 1 Ballerina Stakes, earning over $800,000 in her career
- Forever Unbridled, bay filly, 2012, by Unbridled's Song, multiple graded stakes winner including Grade I wins in the Apple Blossom Handicap, Beldame Stakes and Personal Ensign Stakes - earnings of over $2 million
- Forever d'Oro, bay colt, 2013, one win from six starts (as of August 2017). stakes placed
- "Lemons Forever Pulls Huge Upset in Kentucky Oaks - bloodhorse.com" by Dan Liebman, bloodhorse.com, May 5, 2006, retrieved May 6, 2006
- "Oaks Day Results", The Courier Journal, May 5, 2006, retrieved May 6, 2006
- Thoroughbred Times - November 06, 2007
- "Lemons Forever Offspring". www.pedigreequery.com. Retrieved 27 August 2017.