Old Friends Offers Tribute to Recently Passed Horses

Old Friends hosts its Annual Tribute to recently deceased horses at its Georgetown, Kentucky facility May 29 at 1 p.m. The event is open and free to the public. Horses to be honored are Afternoon Deelites, Albertus Maximus, Devilocity Lass, Disturbingthepeace, Dumaani, Eye of the Tiger, Favorite, Holy Estrapade, Hussonfirst, Inaspecial Way, Kudos, Miss Saigon, Mustanfar, Mystery Trip, Star Plus, Swain, Thornfield, Victor Cooley, You and I, in addition to JR Guy, Horse Care Staff, Ellen Zehnder, Tour Guide, Buddy, Chief Greeter Cat. The event will be held at Old...

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Swain and Dumaani Euthanized at Old Friends

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, Ky., lost two retirees Wednesday--multiple graded stakes winner Dumaani (Danzig--Desirable {Ire}, by Lord Gayle), who was 31, and European champion and GI Breeders' Cup Classic third-place finisher Swain (Ire) (Nashwan--Love Smitten, by Key to the Mint), who was 30. Both were humanely euthanized due to the infirmities of old age. The stallions stood most recently at the Lexington-based Shadwell Farm, where they were originally pensioned. They relocated to Old Friends in the spring of this year as part of a downsizing of...

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Shadwell Donates Six Pensioned Stallions to Old Friends

Six pensioned stallions from Shadwell Farm have been donated to Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement in Georgetown, Ky. Albertus Maximus, Kayrawan, Intidab, Mustanfar, Dumaani, and Swain were relocated in recent weeks from Shadwell's Nashwan Stud complex to the non-profit organization's farm, joining its 143 other residents, including 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness S. winner Silver Charm and Belmont S. winners Birdstone, Touch Gold and Sarava. "We are so honored that Michael Blowen and his dedicated staff have elected to bring our retired stallions to Old Friends where they join an array...

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