Thursday, July 19, 2012
Zippy Chippy Making Headlines Again, On the Move to Kentucky
The now 21-year-old is part of the Old Friends exchange program, and he is on the move from the Old Friends Cabin Creek facility in Greenfield Center, New York, to spend the summer at the Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement center in Georgetown, Kentucky. In exchange, multiple Grade 1 winner Commentator will go from Kentucky to New York, not far from Saratoga Race Course where he won two renewals of the Grade 1 Whitney Handicap during a career with more than $2 million in earnings.
"This must be the worst trade since the Red Sox sent Babe Ruth to the Yankees," joked Old Friends founder and president Michael Blowen. "Actually, Zippy, whose motto is 'winners don't always finish first,' has a huge fan base here in Kentucky, and we're all looking forward to having him with us in Georgetown."
Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/71335/zippy-chippy-on-tour-in-central-kentucky#ixzz20z0gSOjw
Posted by National HBPA at 10:27 AM