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Winning Ponies

Winning Ponies

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August 14th 2014:Winning Ponies Welcomes Sports Writer and Old Friends Volunteer Rick Capone and Thoroughbred Times Writer and Handicapper Frank Angst

Kentucky photographer Rick Capone, who has captured hundreds of gorgeous images of ex-racehorses frolicking at Old Friends Equine, has now found the words to describe the amazing undertaking to create the world-renowned home for retired Thoroughbreds. In his new book, 'History of Old Friends, A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds,' Capone tells the story of Michael Blowen’s farm. In addition, he includes biographies of the farm’s famous residents, including Sunshine Forever and Creator, the first two residents to be flown from Japan to the sprawling retirement facility. Capone will discuss his back

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Rick Capone

Rick Capone is a volunteer at Old Friends and is currently the sports editor for The Woodford Sun in Versailles, Ky., which is near Lexington. He has been in the writing profession since 1985, starting as a technical writer with IBM, while also doing some freelance sports writing, mostly about his favorite sport, volleyball. In 2006, Rick moved to Lexington, Ky., to work as editor of Coaching Volleyball magazine for the American Volleyball Coaches Association, and soon discovered he had a passion for something bigger than volleyball – horses. In 2009, he visited Old Friends, where he met Michael Blowen and approached him with the idea of writing a book about the horses of Old Friends. Michae
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Frank Angst

Recently The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) announced Jan. 5, 2015 that The Blood-Horse has won the 2014 Media Eclipse Award in the Audio/Multi-Media Internet category for “Waiting, and Waiting, for Crowning Glory: A generation repeatedly denied a Triple Crown winner looks to California Chrome,” an in depth examination of the difficulties of winning Thoroughbred racing’s greatest challenge, which appeared on bloodhorse.com on May 28, 2014. Written by Frank Angst, “Waiting, and Waiting, for Crowning Glory” offered a comprehensive multi-media presentation on the various components of the “near misses
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https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies 17/11/2017 05:00 17/11/2017 06:00 Winning Ponies https://www.voiceamerica.com/show/1448/winning-ponies Kentucky photographer Rick Capone, who has captured hundreds of gorgeous images of ex-racehorses frolicking at Old Friends Equine, has now found the words to describe the amazing undertaking to create the world-renowned home for retired Thoroughbreds. In his new book, 'History of Old Friends, A Home for Retired Thoroughbreds,' Capone tells the story of Michael Blowen’s farm. In addition, he includes biographies of the farm’s famous residents, including Sunshine Forever and Creator, the first two residents to be flown from Japan to the sprawling retirement facility. Capone will discuss his background, entrance into the sport of horse racing and photography and his eventual association with Old Friends. In the second segment Thoroughbred Times writer and handicapper Frank Angst will join John in dissecting the main stakes races around the country - the $1,000,000 Gr. 1 Arlington Million, the $750,000 Gr. 1 Beverly D. Stakes and the $400,000 Gr. 1 Secretariat Stakes all from Arlington and the $600,000 Gr.1 Alabama Stakes from Saratoga. VoiceAmerica | Talk Radio | Online Talk Radio studio@voiceamerica.com false DD/MM/YYYY Add to Calendar
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