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Old Friends Kentucky signs property deal

For a runty Thoroughbred who is said to bear a striking resemblance to Seabiscuit, and for the other retired racehorses who lucked into meeting Michael Blowen, a land deal in Kentucky has ushered in acres and acres of green clover and two warm, roomy barns.

In a happily-ever-after turn of events, which softens the blow of losing out on a planned expansion to a New York farm earlier this year, Old Friends Equine signed a lease last month on a 120-acre parcel near its Georgetown, Ky. headquarters.