Old Friends to Receive Special Eclipse Award

Cross-posted from The BloodHorse.com The nonprofit Thoroughbred retirement center Old Friends will be presented the Special Eclipse Award at ceremonies Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The award selection of Old Friends was announced Dec. 19 by event sponsors National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and… Continue reading Old Friends to Receive Special Eclipse Award

Old Friends welcomes Silver Charm home from stud duty in Japan

WELCOME HOME SILVER CHARM I have followed Silver Charm's career from its beginning to stud duty which eventually took him far away from us to Japan. His return to America is an early Christmas present for me, for which I am extremely grateful. But he is not just coming home but retiring to Old Friends… Continue reading Old Friends welcomes Silver Charm home from stud duty in Japan

Charismatic, Empire Maker, and Silver Charm safe so far in Japan

When we heard about the devastation following the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, our first thoughts turned to the suffering of the people there, which received much of the early coverage. Little by little, the impact on Japan's animals started to receive more attention. Among Japan's animal population are American bred Thoroughbred champions… Continue reading Charismatic, Empire Maker, and Silver Charm safe so far in Japan