Sunday May 5, 2013

GEORGETOWN, KY–APRIL 29, 2013– Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility in Georgetown, KY, will hold its 9th Annual Homecoming fundraising event, on Sunday May 5, 2013 beginning at 3 pm.

The festivities will take place at Old Friends’s Dream Chase Farm, located at 1841 Paynes Depot Road in Georgetown, KY.

Tickets are $25; Old Friends members, shareholders, and students with IDs are $15. Reservations are strongly suggested and can be made by calling (502) 863-1775.

This year’s event will be highlighted by live music from Bluegrass favorites Shades of Grass, a sumptuous BBQ buffet by Furlongs Catering, and live and silent auctions of select racing memorabilia, collectible stallion halters, jewelry, fine art, pottery, and more.

There is also free parking on site.

Old Friends’s Georgetown farm is home to more than 60 champions of the turf, including GR1-winner and top sire You and I, Belmont Stakes winner Sarava, Florida Derby star Bull inthe Heather, top sprinter Ogygian,, millionaire gelding Arson Squad, and Breeders’ Cup winner and famed sire Gulch.

Farm tours to meet and greet the champs will be conducted all day.

Proceeds from the event go to Old Friends, a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that cares for more than 120 retired Thoroughbreds whose racing or breeding careers have come to an end.

For more information about Old Friends or any of its retirees call (502) 863-1775 or visit the website at www.oldfriendsequine.org.

About Old Friends
Old Friends is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that cares for more than 120 retired racehorses. It’s Dream Chase Farm, located in Georgetown, KY, is open to visitors daily by appointment. Old Friends also has a satellite facility in Greenfield Center, New York, Old Friends at Cabin Creek: The Bobby Frankel Division, which is also open to visitors. For more information on tours or to make a donation, contact the main farm at (502) 863-1775 or see their website at www.oldfriendsequine.org.