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War Emblem arrives in the USA and retires to Old Friends. Photo courtesy Old Friends

War Emblem retires to Old Friends

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY, is happy to announce that dual-classic winner War Emblem is back in the Bluegrass. Winner of the 2002 Kentucky Derby and 2002 Preakness Stakes, War Emblem arrived in the United States on Monday October 12 after 13 years standing stud at the renowned Shadai Stallion Station in Hokkaido. “He arrived safely and looks terrific,” said Old Friends President and founder Michael Blowen. “Fans have been so anxious to see him, and we just want everyone to know that as soon as he clears quarantine he’ll come to the farm,” Blowen said. […]