‘Old Friends’ thoroughbred center starts ‘Memory Lane’ fund raiser

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GEORGETOWN, Ky. (WTVQ) – Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility based in Georgetown, has launched its “Memory Lane – Brick by Brick” fundraising campaign.
Now supporters of the non-profit organization can claim a spot in Old Friends’s Nikki Bacharach Memorial Garden with a custom paver honoring a loved one, a legendary horse, a lost pet, a business, or other.
Fans can contribute to Memory Lane by choosing one of two-sized bricks customized with colors, graphics, and text to create an elegant and permanent legacy Paddock Level pavers measure 4” x 8” and are available for $125.00. Winner’s Circle Level pavers measure 8” x 8” and are available for $225.
Donors can customize their bricks with personal text and choose from a variety of brick colors and available graphics. Business logos can also be uploaded.
Bricks will be laid to form a path in the Old Friends Memorial Garden/Champion’s Cemetery, which is located adjacent to the farm’s Visitor Center. Here, great horses such as Kentucky Derby Winners War Emblem and Charismatic, Breeders’ Cup Classic Winner Awesome Again, and Champions Hidden Lake, Noor, and Bint Marscay (AUS) have been laid to rest.
The courtyard will be open to visitors.
Memory Lane bricks are available now and can be ordered via thatsmybrick.com—
Just CLICK HERE to access order page and follow the step-by-step instructions for customizing.
Installation of the Memory Lane-Brick by Brick garden is expected to begin in June 2021.
The Old Friends Memorial Garden is named after the late Nikki Bacharach, daughter of actress Angie Dickinson and composer Burt Bacharach, both long-time supporters of the farm.

 

Old Friends is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that cares for more than 200 retired racehorses. It’s Dream Chase Farm, located in Georgetown, KY, is open to tourists daily by appointment.

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