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Old Friends Farm featured in Smithsonian Magazine

Central Kentuckians and horse racing lovers the world over know how special thoroughbred retirement farm Old Friends is, but now an even larger group will be able to get to know the farm and its founder Michael Blowen. 
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Unusual malady claimed War Emblem

Kentucky Derby winner died March 11 at Old Friends Horse Retirement Center.

Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints lend ‘Old Friends’ a helping hand

Versailles veterinarian and NFL star now connected to surgery that saved a mare's life.

Eclipse Champion ‘Hidden Lake,’ dead at 23

Eclipse Champion and multiple grade-one winner Hidden Lake has died. The 23-year-old daughter of Quiet American was euthanized Thursday morning at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY, where she had been pensioned since 2009.

Old Friends named Breeders’ Cup charity for 2016

There's big news for Old Friends Farm. The thoroughbred retirement home in Georgetown was just named the official charity beneficiary of the 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championships.
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Fans pay tribute to horse racing legends at Old Friends Farm

The Derby celebration continues for one more day at the Old Friends Farm Open House in Georgetown.

Dual classic winner War Emblem arrives in U.S.

GEORGETOWN, KY - Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, is happy to announce that dual-classic winner War Emblem is back in...
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Derby & Preakness winner War Emblem to retire at Old Friends

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, will welcome its second Kentucky Derby winner this fall when War Emblem, winner of the 2002 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, will return to the Bluegrass from Japan.
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Silver Charm Retiring In Comfort

Silver Charm has been at Old Friends Farm for about a week. Silver Charm came from Japan.
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Woodford Reserve Donates $26,000 To Old Friends Retirement Center

Woodford Reserve donated $26,000 to Old Friends Retirement Center in Scott County. The money was raised during the selling of 89 exclusive $1000 Mint Julep Cups during the Kentucky Derby.
'Prized' Thoroughbred -Euthanized at Old Friends 7-14-14

1989 Breeders’ Cup Turf Champion ‘Prized” Euthanized

1989 Breeders' Cup Turf Champion 'Prized' was euthanized Sunday due to infirmities of old age. The stallion was 28-years old.
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Big Donation Given To ‘Old Friends’ Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Jockey Rosie Napravnik and Wild Turkey distiller Jimmy Russel presented a check on Friday for $35,000 to 'Old Friends' thoroughbred retirement farm in Scott County. The money was raised during the Triple Crown campaign.
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Big Donation Given To ‘Old Friends’ Thoroughbred Retirement Farm

Jockey Rosie Napravnik and Wild Turkey distiller Jimmy Russel presented a check on Friday for $35,000 to 'Old Friends' thoroughbred retirement farm in Scott County. The money was raised during the Triple Crown campaign.

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