Old Friends Blog: Saying Goodbye to Sun King

Sun King achieved his public debut at a week old as one of the cutest babies of 2002. He was featured in the Bloodhorse foal slide show. He had yet to catch up to the huge star on his forehead but his strapping physique already hinted at the muscular... Read More

Old Friends Blog: Breeders’ Cup Sprint Champion Work All Week, Dies

Work All Week dominated impressively where it mattered, on the track. He made his win at in the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Sprint look easy, but he beat some exceptionably fast horses, such as Fast Anna and future Old Friends resident Private Zone. Read mo... Read More

Old Friends Blog: Tom’s Ready Succumbs to Colic

For an all too short three years Old Friends was fortunate to be the home of Tom’s Ready. He died last Monday due to complications from colic surgery, and we miss his kindness and the sweet, expressive ways he convinced us that a carrot is ok but a... Read More

Daily Racing Form: Sprint champion Amazombie dead at 16

“Eclipse Award champion sprinter Amazombie, who resided at Old Friends in Georgetown, Ky., was euthanized on Monday due to a fractured ankle. The California-bred son of Northern Afleet was 16.” Read more on Daily Racing Form.... Read More

Blue-collar hero: record-breaking Rapid Redux enjoys life in retirement

“Rapid Redux made history by winning 22 consecutive races in a little over two years – more than Citation, Cigar or Zenyatta. Amanda Duckworth caught up with this everyday equine celebrity at the Old Friends equine retirement home.” Rea... Read More


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