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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Morning is better with Old Friends Coffees.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
On Sunday September 10, Old Friends will host an exclusive live auction of fine art and choice...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Sept. 7 is Old Friends Day at Kentucky Downs!  Join us for a day of exciting Turf Racing on...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Our very good friend, MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® is excited to announce a second running of the "Pick a...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Old Friends Party on the Porch! Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6 pm Anne’s Washington Inn, 111 S...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Click here for our Spring Newsletter!
Friday, April 21, 2017
MAY 1ST 4 th Annual Pickin’ for Ponies; 6 PM Potluck - 7-8:30 PM Music McConnell Auction...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Book This Event! Kick up your heels at our annual fundraiser!
Friday, December 16, 2016
  The GoodGiving Guide Challenge is an online giving campaign designed to engage the...
Sunday, December 11, 2016
WHAT DO WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS? HERE’S THE OLD FRIENDS “PERSONALIZED” TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
  photo © Barbara Livingston  Charismatic is coming home to Old Friends from...
Monday, September 5, 2016
SEPT 8 IS OLD FRIENDS DAY AT KENTUCKY DOWNS Join us for a day of exciting turf racing and the 2nd...
Friday, August 5, 2016
There will be no tours at our Kentucky Downs facility from Aug 14-17th.  Thank you!
Friday, July 15, 2016
Breyerfest helps Old Friends! You can help, too, by participating or volunteering at the inaugural...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Old Friends on TV!   Saturday. April 30. Tune in to KET for Kentucky Life featuring Old...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The Black Tie Affair Commemorative Collection Go to Old Friends Facebook page to see the...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Eat Wings, Raise Funds Buffalo Wild Wings is not only a great restaurant, but a philanthropic...
Monday, March 7, 2016
Old Friends supports KET- Kentucky Educational Television- and welcomes its 2016...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Old Friends Christmas Wish List Horsey Stuff: 3 Stall doors for our Mini Barn in the back....
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Want to help Old Friends when you are online shopping?
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Come to the party! Guests will enjoy silent & live auctions of horse racing memorabilia,...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
  October 6, 2015 For more information, contact: Stacie Clark...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
We have been featured in a new digital magazine that’s all about the horse-racing lifestyle...
Friday, July 10, 2015
Horse Races Now, a mobile app company founded by renowned horse trainer Kenny McPeek, is on a...
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Our Old Friends Calendar date requests are due now. Honor a loved one or memorialize a beloved...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, KY, is launching a quarterly...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
THE KENTUCKY BOURBON AFFAIR JUNE 3-7 OLD FRIENDS SUPPORTERS QUALIFY FOR A 25% DISCOUNT. We're...
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Memorial Day at Old Friends May 25, 1 PM 1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown, KY Old Friends...
Friday, April 24, 2015
11th ANNUAL HOMECOMING EVENT May 3rd, 2015 at 2-6PM 1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown,...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Spotz Gelato will be bringing their famed hot-pink food truck to Old Friends on Thurs, April 23rd...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Musical Chairs Presents Arthur and Arthur April 28th, 2015, 6-8PM McConnell Auction Center, 1833...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
It's all about the hat!! Check out Sally's blog post chronicling the creative process making this...
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Thorofan Awards Breakfast featuring... 2015 ThoroFan Award Recipient Michael Blowen, Founder,...
Monday, December 22, 2014
We are happy to share that we are to be the recipient of horse racing's highest honor, A special...
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Read Jennie Rees' fabulous article in the Courier Journal about Old Friends.  Also great...
Friday, December 19, 2014
Old Friends at Cabin Creek - 6th Annual Birthday Party Fundraiser WHEN: JANUARY 3RD, 2015 ...
Monday, December 8, 2014
MATCHING DONATIONS! MATCH MATCH MATCH!  GoodGiving Guide Challenge is ending with a...
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Would you like to help out with a specific Christmas gift for our horses?  We need six...
Saturday, December 6, 2014
GoodGiving Guide Challenge continues with today's Challenge....  It is Raising Cane’s Giving...
Sunday, November 30, 2014
It's POP UP Challenge Week on The GoodGiving Challenge! Lots of fun and creative ways to help Old...
Friday, November 28, 2014
You're invited!  To a Trunk Show at Damselfly Gallery on Dec. 5th from 5 to 7:30pm...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving, Donors! Donor Challenge – Nov 24th 9am – Nov 30th 11:59 pm Donors who give...
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Now's our chance to start an endowment fund!  Thanks to local businesses and fund holders at...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Old Friends will be featured on Good Day Kentucky 9:00-10:00am tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 4. ABC...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
, Silver Charm photo © Barbara Livingston courtesy Daily Racing Form October 29, 2014:...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Monday, November 3 at 4:00pm - 8:00pm  West Sixth Brewing will donate a total of $3000 in...
Monday, October 13, 2014
  The Old Friends Scene magazine is a stand-alone collector’s edition produced by the...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
   Kroger Cares about Old Friends!  Use your Kroger Plus card and Kroger...
Monday, August 25, 2014
The History of Old Friends A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Everybody's doing it! Click here to see Michael Blowen's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Click here...

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Thursday, September 21, 2017
Morning is better with Old Friends Coffees.
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
On Sunday September 10, Old Friends will host an exclusive live auction of fine art and choice...
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Sept. 7 is Old Friends Day at Kentucky Downs!  Join us for a day of exciting Turf Racing on...
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Our very good friend, MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® is excited to announce a second running of the "Pick a...
Thursday, July 20, 2017
Old Friends Party on the Porch! Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at 6 pm Anne’s Washington Inn, 111 S...
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Click here for our Spring Newsletter!
Friday, April 21, 2017
MAY 1ST 4 th Annual Pickin’ for Ponies; 6 PM Potluck - 7-8:30 PM Music McConnell Auction...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Book This Event! Kick up your heels at our annual fundraiser!
Friday, December 16, 2016
  The GoodGiving Guide Challenge is an online giving campaign designed to engage the...
Sunday, December 11, 2016
WHAT DO WE WANT FOR CHRISTMAS? HERE’S THE OLD FRIENDS “PERSONALIZED” TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
  photo © Barbara Livingston  Charismatic is coming home to Old Friends from...
Monday, September 5, 2016
SEPT 8 IS OLD FRIENDS DAY AT KENTUCKY DOWNS Join us for a day of exciting turf racing and the 2nd...
Friday, August 5, 2016
There will be no tours at our Kentucky Downs facility from Aug 14-17th.  Thank you!
Friday, July 15, 2016
Breyerfest helps Old Friends! You can help, too, by participating or volunteering at the inaugural...
Friday, April 29, 2016
Old Friends on TV!   Saturday. April 30. Tune in to KET for Kentucky Life featuring Old...
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The Black Tie Affair Commemorative Collection Go to Old Friends Facebook page to see the...
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Eat Wings, Raise Funds Buffalo Wild Wings is not only a great restaurant, but a philanthropic...
Monday, March 7, 2016
Old Friends supports KET- Kentucky Educational Television- and welcomes its 2016...
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Old Friends Christmas Wish List Horsey Stuff: 3 Stall doors for our Mini Barn in the back....
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Want to help Old Friends when you are online shopping?
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Come to the party! Guests will enjoy silent & live auctions of horse racing memorabilia,...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
  October 6, 2015 For more information, contact: Stacie Clark...
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
We have been featured in a new digital magazine that’s all about the horse-racing lifestyle...
Friday, July 10, 2015
Horse Races Now, a mobile app company founded by renowned horse trainer Kenny McPeek, is on a...
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Our Old Friends Calendar date requests are due now. Honor a loved one or memorialize a beloved...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, KY, is launching a quarterly...
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
THE KENTUCKY BOURBON AFFAIR JUNE 3-7 OLD FRIENDS SUPPORTERS QUALIFY FOR A 25% DISCOUNT. We're...
Friday, April 24, 2015
11th ANNUAL HOMECOMING EVENT May 3rd, 2015 at 2-6PM 1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown,...
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Spotz Gelato will be bringing their famed hot-pink food truck to Old Friends on Thurs, April 23rd...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Musical Chairs Presents Arthur and Arthur April 28th, 2015, 6-8PM McConnell Auction Center, 1833...
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
It's all about the hat!! Check out Sally's blog post chronicling the creative process making this...
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Thorofan Awards Breakfast featuring... 2015 ThoroFan Award Recipient Michael Blowen, Founder,...
Monday, December 22, 2014
We are happy to share that we are to be the recipient of horse racing's highest honor, A special...
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Read Jennie Rees' fabulous article in the Courier Journal about Old Friends.  Also great...
Friday, December 19, 2014
Old Friends at Cabin Creek - 6th Annual Birthday Party Fundraiser WHEN: JANUARY 3RD, 2015 ...
Monday, December 8, 2014
MATCHING DONATIONS! MATCH MATCH MATCH!  GoodGiving Guide Challenge is ending with a...
Sunday, December 7, 2014
Would you like to help out with a specific Christmas gift for our horses?  We need six...
Saturday, December 6, 2014
GoodGiving Guide Challenge continues with today's Challenge....  It is Raising Cane’s Giving...
Sunday, November 30, 2014
It's POP UP Challenge Week on The GoodGiving Challenge! Lots of fun and creative ways to help Old...
Friday, November 28, 2014
You're invited!  To a Trunk Show at Damselfly Gallery on Dec. 5th from 5 to 7:30pm...
Monday, November 24, 2014
Happy Thanksgiving, Donors! Donor Challenge – Nov 24th 9am – Nov 30th 11:59 pm Donors who give...
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Now's our chance to start an endowment fund!  Thanks to local businesses and fund holders at...
Monday, November 3, 2014
Old Friends will be featured on Good Day Kentucky 9:00-10:00am tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 4. ABC...
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
, Silver Charm photo © Barbara Livingston courtesy Daily Racing Form October 29, 2014:...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Monday, November 3 at 4:00pm - 8:00pm  West Sixth Brewing will donate a total of $3000 in...
Monday, October 13, 2014
  The Old Friends Scene magazine is a stand-alone collector’s edition produced by the...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
   Kroger Cares about Old Friends!  Use your Kroger Plus card and Kroger...
Monday, August 25, 2014
The History of Old Friends A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Everybody's doing it! Click here to see Michael Blowen's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge! Click here...
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Wed., September 17th - Post Time 1:35pm World Class Racing along with fun activities to benefit...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Jockey Rosie Napravnik and MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® Team Up and Tip a Hat to Old Friends  ...
Monday, May 26, 2014
"In Memory Of" is the official memorial painting for Old Friends Thoroughbred Rescue in...
Monday, May 26, 2014
Memorial Day at Old Friends May 26, 1 PM Old Friends Farm, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown,...
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Old Friends Farm and Red Brand KeepSafe VMesh Horse Fence are pleased to offer you the opportunity...

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Friday, January 20, 2017
ap slew A.P. Slew photo © Laura Battles A.P. Slew by Karyn...
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Geri - Slew the Queen, by Seattle Slew | 1999 Gelding - (View Pedigree) December 21, 2014  ...
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Jules - King's Sweetest, by Rollicking Obit: Nov. 12, 2014 - This weekend we were saddened by...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Our volunteer and tour guide, John, will be hosting a special ceremony on Saturday, August 30 at...
Monday, July 14, 2014
Kris S - My Turbulent Miss, by My Dad George Obit: Breeders’ Cup Turf Winner Prized Euthanized...
Monday, May 26, 2014
CLEVER ALLEMONT 1982-2014 Clever Trick - Allemont, by Carlemont Obit Press Release: Clever...
Monday, May 26, 2014
"In Memory Of" is the official memorial painting for Old Friends Thoroughbred Rescue in...
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Damascus - Copernica, by Nijinsky (CAN)    Obit from the DRF click...
Saturday, April 5, 2014
  Obit Press Release: Bull Inthe Heather Dies at Old Friends 1993 Florida Derby winner...
Monday, March 10, 2014
THE NAME'S JIMMY 1989 - 2014 Encino out of Dancing at Dawn by Grey Dawn Obit Press...
Monday, January 13, 2014
DANCIN RENEE 1992 - 2014            ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
SUNSHINE FOREVER 1985 - 2014 Roberto out of Outward Sunshine by Graustark Obit: January 7,...
Monday, January 6, 2014
PATTON 1991 - 2014 Lord At War (ARG) out of Slew Me Down by Seattle Slew Obit: January 6,...
Thursday, September 19, 2013
KLASSY BRIEFCASE - 1985 - 2013 Medieval Man out of Leather Gallery by The Pruner Obit:...
Friday, February 1, 2013
Marquetry 1987-2013 Conquistador Cielo out of Regent’s Walk (CAN) by Vice Regent (CAN) Obit:...
Sunday, August 5, 2012
1992 Canadian Horse of the Year
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Handicap Winner Eternal Orage
Friday, May 18, 2012
Leave Seattle's road to Old Friends was anything but smooth.
Friday, March 30, 2012
Photo by Rick Capone   Lucy's Axe - Crackling Wind - Forever Casting |...
Friday, March 16, 2012
One of the truly great stallions in Florida's breeding history
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Charming girl
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Windundermywings
Saturday, December 31, 2011
Richard's Lass
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Daughter of the great Precisionist
Monday, August 1, 2011
Magic Dot raced only two times, never earning She foaled two winners
Sunday, July 24, 2011
Grand old dame...Cozy Miss
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Of his 70 starts, he finished in the money 50 percent of the time
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Generous horse...
Thursday, April 14, 2011
All that glitters may not be gold, but sometimes the real thing is unmistakable. Glitterman,...
Tuesday, March 29, 2011
The Wicked North -1994 Eclipse Award for Older Male Horse
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Sire of the 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri
Thursday, January 6, 2011
Among the best racers of a great generation; sire of 1993 Derby winner Sea Hero
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
Academy Award, a graded stakes-winning son of Secretariat
Thursday, August 5, 2010
Dam of 1997 Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
His prowess, and its range from 1 mile to classic distance, caught the eye of trainer Bobby Frankel.
Thursday, July 1, 2010
1991 Horse of the Year; winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic
Friday, February 19, 2010
Came in 4th to Winning Colors in the 1988 Kentucky Derby
Monday, October 5, 2009
The King of Beulah Park
Saturday, April 11, 2009
Grand Dame, daughter of Exceller
Wednesday, December 24, 2008
Ruhlmann
Saturday, January 1, 2005
Saturday, January 1, 2005

Video

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Fantastic video Tractor Supply shot here at Old Friends.
Thursday, March 1, 2012
Our good friends Tim Wilson and Nick Newman are developing videos for each of our horses.  They have completed Fortunate Prospect, Creator, Sunshine Forever, Hidden Lake, Kiri's Clown, Ogygian,...

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