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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.

Hoofing It Up at Old Friends

Hoofing It Up at Old Friends

Kelsey Riley, former editorial intern at The Blood-Horse and current Darley Flying Start student, relates her experiences while trimming the hooves of the equine stars at Old Friends retirement farm. Read Blog

Uncle Mo's Earnings to Assist Charities

Uncle Mo's Earnings to Assist Charities

The owner of Uncle Mo, winner of the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), is donating a portion of the colt's earnings from the World Championship race to support five equine retirement organizations.

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.

Inside Track: Making More 'Friends'

Inside Track: Making More 'Friends'

Thunder Rumble, the 1992 Travers (gr. I) and Jim Dandy (gr. II) winner is the 4th horse to make his home at Cabin Creek, a newly opened satellite farm operated by Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm.

Old Friends Satellite Opens in NY

Old Friends, located near Georgetown, Ky., has opened its first satellite for retired Thoroughbreds. Cabin Creek, a 40-acre farm just outside Saratoga Springs, N.Y., near Greenfield Center, will begin receiving horses immediately.

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