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Awesome Addition to Old Friends

Awesome Addition to Old Friends

With Awesome Gem arriving at his new home at Old Friends April 7 I thought it would be an appropriate time to reprint a column I wrote in 2010 on this old warrior and the person whose life he changed.

Pacific Overtures

Pacific Overtures

Just as rare is the scenario that is about to unfold. Boy vs. boy on top of boy vs. boy vs. girl; all three with serious designs on Horse of the Year honors, and two of the three already virtual shoo-ins for the Hall of Fame.

Horse Trainer Breeder / Owner
Awesome Gem UNKNOWN
  • West Point Thoroughbreds
  • Runnymede Farm Inc., Catesby Clay & Peter Callahan
Crowded House (GB) Ben D. A. Cecil
  • Burrell, Carmen, Harvey, J. and Reddam, J. Paul
  • Car Colston Hall Stud
Dakota Phone Jerry Hollendorfer
  • Carver, John, Halo Farms, Todaro, George and Hollendorfer, Jerry
  • Cashmark Farms, Inc. & Dakota Stables
Isle of Giant's Ben D. A. Cecil
  • Davonne Stable, Inc. & Reddam
  • Davonne Stables, Inc.
Richard's Kid Doug F. O'Neill
  • Kenney, D., Triple B Farms (Boghossian), Westside Rentals.com, et al
  • Fitzhugh, LLC
Temple City Carla Gaines
  • Spendthrift Farm LLC
  • B. Wayne Hughes
The Usual Q. T. James M. Cassidy
  • Don Van Racing, Inc., Nentwig, Michael, Saadeh, Goerge and Byer, Jeffrey
  • Carlee Van Kempen
Unusual Suspect Barry Abrams
  • Abrams, Barry, David and Dyan
  • David Abrams

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