Sweet Stream, who was produced from the stakes-placed Jareer mare Snug Dinner, will be bred to German stallion Monsun, sire of 2005 John Deere Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. I) winner Shirocco.
Sweet Stream, an English champion and French group I winner, has been retired from racing because of a bone fracture in a hind foot. Owned by Team Valor (Barry Irwin, president) and Gary Barber, the 6-year-old daughter of Shantou was being aimed for the March 25 Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I).An Italian-bred, Sweet Stream scored group wins in the Prix Vermeille Fouquet's Barriere (Fr-I), Park Hill Stakes (Eng-II), and Prix Gontaut-Biron (Fr-III). She retired with seven wins from 18 races and earnings of $585,203. She was bought following her 2-year-old season in 2002