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NE Turf Writers to fete Blowen for life’s work
By Susan Salk on July 1, 2011
Michael Blowen never gives up. Not on horses or his friends. In good times, when his famed Kentucky horse sanctuary was aglow with sparkling fundraisers among the celebrity set, or in bad, when financial debt nearly threatened the very survival of his sprawling farm, Blowen got up everyday to greet fans of Old Friends, and usher sightseers on tours. He kept up the pace even during the worst of days, this past spring, when he announced Old Friends was in financial trouble and needed to raise $200,000 in a matter of months. He did not falter. He appealed to friends […]
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