Star Jockeys To Attend Benefit For Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement
West Sixth Brewing and Southern States are throwing a "Hops and Horses Celebration" April 10 to raise money for Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement.
The event will feature Triple Crown winning Seattle Slew's jockey Jean Cruguet and Hall of Fame nominated rider, Craig Perret. It gets underway at 6 pm at West Sixth Brewery on the corner of West Sixth Street and Jefferson Street in Lexington.
The three hour engagement features commemorative glasses, sponsored by Southern States farming supply co-op, along with copies of the Old Friends/Daily Racing Form magazine suitable for autographing.
Guests will also receive free selections and analysis of the "late double" for the Friday, April 11 races at Keeneland.
For more information about Old Friends, visit www.oldfriendsequine.org or call the farm at (502) 863-1775.