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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. 

Wise Dan visits fans in Kentucky

Wise Dan was back in central Kentucky Saturday visiting fans at Old Friends Farm.

Old Friends resident Geri, a grade 1 winner, euthanized at 27

Grade I winner Geri was euthanized May 25 at Park Equine Hospital in Versailles due to complications from colic. 

Old Friends Farm hosts homecoming event

Every year after the derby is over, Old Friends Farm holds a homecoming and welcomes everyone to visit.

Old Friends Farm holding homecoming event this weekend

A thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky that is home to champion horses is having its annual homecoming event this weekend.

Old Friends welcomes new resident Einstein

Old Friends farm says five-time Grade 1 winner Einstein arrived Monday

Dual-Classic winner Silver Charm celebrates 25th birthday at Old Friends

Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Facility will be holding an open-house Birthday Bash on Friday, February 22nd, for Dual-classic winner and racing Hall of Famer Silver Charm on his 25th birthday.

Old Friends’ Private Zone euthanized in Versailles

According to Old Friends Farm, Multiple grade 1 winner Private Zone was euthanized Saturday at Park Equine Hospital in Versailles. 

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.

Derby fans stay in town extra day to visit “Old Friends”

12 years ago former Boston Globe movie critic Michael Blowen moved out to the Bluegrass to take care of what is now 104 race horses also living out their retirement. And every year at the open house the farm's keeping visitors like Amy Gulbrandson from California in town for one more day.

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.

Horses honored at Old Friends farm on Memorial Day

Some were racetrack winners and descendants of racing royalty, while others were also-rans or never raced at all. All 11 thoroughbreds were remembered in a Memorial Day service in Kentucky horse country.

Thoroughbreds remembered at Memorial Day service in Kentucky

Eleven retired thoroughbreds were honored and eulogized at Old Friends farm in Scott County for a Memorial Day service.

Horse farm helps horse farm after burglary

Another horse farm came to the rescue after Old Friends farm was burglarized, sometime between Thursday night and Friday morning.

Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Home coping with burglary

The non-profit Old Friends thoroughbred retirement home in Scott County is coping with a burglary.

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