All About Our Upcoming Events

Friday, April 29, 2016
Old Friends on TV!  
Saturday. April 30. Tune in to KET for Kentucky Life featuring Old Friends!

6 races, divided by 4 horses, equals 2 Triple Crowns - - at Old Friends! Meet the 4 champion racehorses who are now reunited in retirement and learn how these old foes on the racetrack give Old Friends a unique claim to racing's ultimate prize. That's this Saturday, April 30, at 8/7CT on Kentucky Life!   More info click here
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Musical Chairs Presents The Wooks with Arthur Hancock III
May 1, 2016, 6-9PM
McConnell Auction Center, 1833 S. Main Street, Paris, KY
A bluegrass music benefit concert at the 3rd Annual “Pickin’ for Ponies” presented by Musical Chairs from 7 to 9pm. The concert is open to the public, with the entire $20 admission proceeds going to support a cause near and dear to the Hancock family; Retired Racehorse Care. Two thoroughbred aftercare organizations that benefit from the evening are Old Friends and Our Mims Retirement Haven. “My mom (Staci) is very passionate about this cause, as we all are,” says Arthur IV.  A crowd of approximately 325 enjoyed last year’s Musical Chairs Concert and the Community is again looking forward to hearing The Wooks (Arthur Hancock IV, CJ Cain, Galen Green, Roddy Puckett with new member, Famed Kentucky Fiddler Jesse Wells) along with Arthur Hancock III. Reservations are required for this May 1st Musical Chairs Event, which features a potluck social hour at 6pm followed by the concert beginning at 7pm. Bring a dish to share and drink of your choice. Make reservations by e-mailing: [email protected]
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Pre Derby CPR!  (Celebrate, Promote, Revere.. our Bluegrass treasures)
May 4th, 2016 at 6PM
Henry Clay Public House, 112 North Upper St., Lexington, KY  40507

Music by Hay Oats Water from 8-11PM
Benefits Old Friends, Kentucky Equine Education Project, and Fayette Alliance
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12th ANNUAL HOMECOMING EVENT
May 8th, 2016 at 2-6PM
1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown, KY

Please join us at our 12th Annual Homecoming Event sponsored by Red Brand Fence..
Sunday, May 8th at 2PM EST
Old Friends Farm 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown, KY.

Guests will enjoy silent & live auctions of horse racing memorabilia, collectible halters, equine art, jewelry and more! Live music with Shades of Grass, BBQ dinner by Proud Mary BBQ, tours of the farm. Artist Robert Clark will be working on a painting to be auctioned. The Spotz Gelato truck will be there!   Tickets are $25; Old Friends members are $15. Kids 12 and under free.

Click here to book this event   or call (502) 863-1775.
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Memorial Day at Old Friends
May 30, 2016 1 PM
1841 Paynes Depot Road, Georgetown, KY

Old Friends Farm, 1841 Paynes Depot Rd., Georgetown, KY 40324
Join us Memorial Day as we pay tribute to some very special Thoroughbred Champions with a commemorative service for our retirees that have passed away in the last year. "It's an honor to pay tribute to these great athletes," said Old Friends founder and President Michael Blowen. "Old Friends is an assisted living facility and we specialize in elder care. The only down side of the job is when they pass. But we try to treat them with the dignity they deserve both in life and in death."

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