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Adam's Turf - Arson Squad and Michael Blowen

Adam's Turf - Arson Squad and Michael Blowen

Adam Spradling records Arson Squad visiting Keeneland with Michael Blown to teach fans about Old Friends and Thoroughbred aftercare. Read the full blog feature here.

Blowen to Receive Prestigious Award

Blowen to Receive Prestigious Award

Michael Blowen will receive the prestigious Sam McCracken Award for Lifetime Achievement from the New England Turf Writers Association for his outstanding work with the rescue and retirement of Thoroughbred racehorses.

Academy Award to Old Friends

Academy Award, one of the only surviving sons of Triple Crown winner Secretariat, has arrived at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred retirement farm in Georgetown, KY.

Pensioned Gulch Moved to Old Friends

Pensioned Gulch Moved to Old Friends

Gulch, who was pensioned earlier this year because of declining fertility at Will Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., has taken up residence at Old Friends.

Commentator Going to Old Friends

Commentator Going to Old Friends

Tracy and Carol Farmer have chosen Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Ky., as the permanent home for two-time Whitney Handicap (gr. I) winner Commentator, it was announced Oct. 2.

Champion Hidden Lake to Old Friends

Champion Hidden Lake to Old Friends

Hidden Lake, who earned the 1997 Eclipse award for top older female, will become the newest retiree at Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement facility near Georgetown, Ky. Her owner, Robert Evans of Connecticut, donated her.

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