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Touch Gold is pictured at Old Friends. Photo by Rick Capone

Touch Gold retires to Old Friends

GEORGETOWN, KY — Belmont Stakes winner Touch Gold, the horse famous for denying Silver Charm the Triple Crown in 1997, has been retired to Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, Ky. Michael Blowen, founder and president of Old Friends, made the announcement yesterday. The 21-year-old stallion comes to Old Friends from Adena Springs in Paris, Ky., and has been generously donated by Adena owner Frank Stronach along with an endowment. In October, Old Friends also accepted the Stronach-owned Alphabet Soup. Touch Gold Sire: Deputy Minister Dam: Passing Mood Foal date: May 26, 1994 Earnings: $1,679,907 in 15 startsSired […]