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"Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby"
A Unique Online Derby Hat Auction Benefiting Old Friends Equine

sponsored by
MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS®
Custom Millinery by Sally Faith Steinmann

A Five-Year Portfolio

Each year from November through April, MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® and Old Friends team up for an unparalleled online Derby hat auction, "Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby". This unique Derby hat auction begins on November 1st and features six months of one-of-a-kind couture Kentucky Derby hats created by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® to benefit Old Friends Equine of Kentucky. Each month, one custom hat is created to honor one of the retirees of Old Friends. The auction series has been a great success, and we wanted to offer a page where visitors could come and enjoy all of the hats and the horses of Old Friends who inspired them!

Old Friends Equine
Photo by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com

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From the Inaugural Year
November 2009 - April 2010
AUCTION #1 - CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Bruce Dutton of Alabama, the winner of our first Derby auction hat, the "Black Tie Affair", that was up for bid in November. To learn more about the "Black Tie Affair" hat or Old Friends retiree Black Tie Affair himself, please click on either of the photos below.

"Black Tie Affair" hat
Hat Auction #1
"The "Black Tie Affair" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Black Tie Affair
Black Tie Affair photo by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com
To learn more about Black Tie Affair, please click on the photo!

Derby Hat Auction - Poster kickoff at Jockey Day Event

Photo by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #2 - CONGRATULATIONS to Helen Shannon of Chicago, the winner of our second Derby auction hat, the "Commentator", that was up for bid in December. To learn more about the "Commentator" hat or Old Friends retiree Commentator himself, please click on either of the photos below.

"Commentator" hat
Hat Auction #2
The "Commentator" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Commentator
Commentator photo by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com
To learn more about Commentator, please click on the photo!

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AUCTION #3 - CONGRATULATIONS once again to Mr. Bruce Dutton of Alabama, the winner of our third Derby hat, the "Bull Inthe Heather", that was up for bid in January. To learn more about either the "Little Silver Charm" or "Bull Inthe Heather" hats, or the horses themselves, please click on the photos below.

"Little Silver Charm" Hat
"Little Silver Charm" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Little Silver Charm
Little Silver Charm photo by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com
To learn more about Little Silver Charm, please click on the photo!



"Bull In the Heather" Hat
"Bull Inthe Heather" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Bull Inthe Heather

Bull In the Heather
Bull Inthe Heather photos by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com
To learn more about Bull Inthe Heather, please click on the photo!

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AUCTION #4 - CONGRATULATIONS to Helen Shannon of Chicago, the winner of our fourth Derby hat, the "Will's Way", that was up for bid in February. To learn more about the "Will's Way" hat or Old Friends retiree Will's Way himself, please click on either of the photos below.

"Will's Way" hat
Hat Auction #4
"Wills' Way" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Will's Way
Will's Way photo by Rick Capone
To learn more about Will's Way, please click on the photo!

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AUCTION #5 - CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Bruce Dutton of Alabama, the winner of our fifth Derby hat, the "Academy Award", that was up for bid in March.To learn more about the "Academy Award" hat or Old Friends retiree Academy Award himself, please click on either of the photos below.

"Academy Award" hat
Hat Auction #5
"Academy Award" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Academy Award
Photo by Rick Capone
To learn more about Academy Award, please click on the photo!


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AUCTION #6 - CONGRATULATIONS to Brenda and Randy Rosen of Lexington Kentucky, winners of the sixth and final auction hat, created for Old Friend retiree, Sunshine Forever in April. To learn more about the "Sunshine Forever" hat or Sunshine Forever himself, simply click on either of the photos below.

"Sunshine Forever" Hat
Hat Auction #6
"Sunshine Forever" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Sunshine Forever

1985-2014

Sunshine Forever
Sunshine Forever photo by Matt Wooley, www.equisportphotos.com
To learn more about Sunshine Forever, please click on the photo!

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From the Second Year
November 2010 - April 2011
AUCTION #1 - CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of our first Derby auction hat this season, the "Gulch", that was up for bid in November. To learn more about the "Gulch" hat or Old Friends retiree Gulch himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Gulch" hat
Hat Auction #1
"Gulch" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Gulch
Gulch photo by Rick Capone


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AUCTION #2 - CONGRATULATIONS to Bruce Dutton of Alabama, the winner of our second Derby auction hat this season, the "Tinner's Way", that was up for bid in December. To learn more about the "Tinner's Way" hat or Old Friends retiree Tinner's Way himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Tinner's Way" hat
Hat Auction #2
"Tinner's Way" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Tinner's Way
Tinner's Way photo by Rick Capone

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AUCTION #3 - CONGRATULATIONS to the winner of our third Derby auction hat this season, the "Creator", that was up for bid in January. To learn more about the "Creator" hat or Old Friends retiree Creator himself, please click on either of the photos below.

"Creator" hat
Hat Auction #3
"Creator" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Creator
Creator photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #4 - CONGRATULATIONS to Jose and Kathleen Martinez of Chicago, the winners of our fourth Derby auction hat this season, the "Marquetry", that was up for bid in February. To learn more about the "Marquetry" hat or Old Friends retiree Marquetry himself, please click on either of the photos below.

"Marquetry" hat
Hat Auction #4
"Marquetry" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!



Marquetry
Marquetry photo by Rick Capone


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AUCTION #5 - CONGRATULATIONS to Roberta Brandstatter of Michigan, the winner of our fifth Derby auction hat this season, the "Ogygian", that was up for bid in March. To learn more about the "Ogygian" hat or Old Friends retiree Ogygian himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Ogygian" hat
Hat Auction #5
"Ogygian" Hat
To learn more about this amazing hat, please click on the photo!

Ogygian

Ogygian photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #6 - CONGRATULATIONS to Nicole Tufano of Farmingdale, NY, the winner of our sixth and final Derby auction hat this season, the "Ruhlmann", that was up for bid in April. To learn more about the "Ruhlmann" hat or Old Friends retiree Ruhlmann himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Ruhlmann" hat
To learn more about the "Ruhlmann" hat, please click on the photo of the hat above!

To read about this magnificent stallion, please click on the photo of Ruhlmannn below.

Ruhlmann
Ruhlmann photo, "Run Free Sweet Ruhlmann", by Rick Capone

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From the Third Year
November 2011 - April 2012
AUCTION #1 - CONGRATULATIONS to Bruce Dutton, our faithful Old Friends supporter from Montgomery, Alabama, the winner of the "Noor" hat that was up for bid in November. To learn more about the "Noor" hat or the great racehorse Noor himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Noor" hat
To learn more about the "Noor" hat, please click on the photo of the hat above!

Noor, head shot
Noor photo courtesy of Devora Berliner

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AUCTION #2 - CONGRATULATIONS to Brenda Rosen, our faithful Old Friends supporter from Lexington, KY, the winner of the "Prized" hat that was up for bid in December. To learn more about the "Prized" hat or the great racehorse Prized himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Prized" hat
To learn more about the "Prized" hat, please click on the photo of the hat above!

Prized
Prized photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #3 - CONGRATULATIONS to Jody Glancy, an Old Friends supporter from Ann Arbor, Michigan, the winner of the "Benburb" hat that was up for bid in January. To learn more about the "Benburb" hat or the great racehorse Benburb himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Benburb" hat
To learn more about the "Benburb" hat, please click on the photo of the hat above!

Benburb
Benburb photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #4 - CONGRATULATIONS to Steve and Shannon Johnson of Highland Village, Texas, the winners of the "Fortunate Prospect" hat that was up for bid in February. To learn more about the "Fortunate Prospect" hat or the great racehorse Fortunate Prospect himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Fortunate Prospect" hat

Fortunate Prospect
Fortunate Prospect photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #5 - CONGRATULATIONS to Tiffiney Veloudis of Lexington, Kentucky, the winner of the "Wallenda" hat that was up for bid in March. To learn more about the "Wallenda" hat or the great racehorse Wallenda himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Wallenda" hat
The "Wallenda" Hat

To read about this magnificent stallion, please click on the photos of Wallenda below.

Wallenda
Wallenda photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #6 - CONGRATULATIONS to Brenda and Randy Rosen of Lexington Kentucky, the winners of the "Arson Squad" hat that was up for bid in April. To learn more about the "Arson Squad" hat or the great racehorse Arson Squad himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Arson Squad" hat
The "Arson Squad" Hat

Arson Squad
Arson Squad photo by Matt Wooley -
www.equisportphotos.com

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From the Fourth Year
November 2012 - April 2013
AUCTION #1 - CONGRATULATIONS to Helen Shannon, one of our faithful Old Friends supporter from Chicago, Illinois, the winner of the "Rapid Redux" hat that was up for bid in November. To learn more about the "Rapid Redux" hat or the great racehorse Rapid Redux himself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Rapid Redux" hat
The "Rapid Redux" Hat


Rapid Redux

Rapid Redux photo by Matt Wooley - www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #2 - CONGRATULATIONS to the the winner of the "Dancin' Renee" hat that was up for bid in December. To learn more about the "Dancin' Renee" hat or the great racehorse Dancin' Renee herself, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Dancin' Renee" hat
The Dancin' Renee” Hat

Dancin' Renee (with Klassy Briefcase)
Dancin' Renee photo by Rick Capone
(Shown here with Klassy Briefcase)

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AUCTION #3 - CONGRATULATIONS to John and Kristy Deyeso of New York, NY, the winners of the "Thunder Rumble" hat that was up for bid in January. To learn more about the "Thunder Rumble" hat or the great racehorse, Thunder Rumble, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Thunder Rumble" hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"
The “Thunder Rumble” Hat

Thunder Rumble
Thunder Rumble photo by Connie Bush of Tiger Eye Photography

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AUCTION #4 - CONGRATULATIONS to John and Kristy Deyeso of New York, NY, winners of the "Popcorn Deelites" hat that was up for bid in February. To learn more about the "Popcorn Deelites" hat or the racehorse, Popcorn Deelites, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Thunder Rumble" hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"
ThePopcorn Deelites" Hat

Popcorn Deelites
Popcorn Deelites photo by Rick Capone

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AUCTION #5 - CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle Nicklay of North Dakota, winner of the "Hidden Lake" hat that was up for bid in March. To learn more about the "Hidden Lake" hat or the racehorse, Hidden Lake, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Hidden Lake" hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"
TheHidden Lake" Hat

Hidden Lake
Hidden Lake photo by Peggy Maness

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AUCTION #6 - CONGRATULATIONS to the Keith and Pam Corrigan of Kingsport, TN, winners of the "Sarava" hat that was up for bid in April. To learn more about the "Sarava" hat or the racehorse, Sarava, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Sarava" hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"
TheSarava" Hat


Sarava - Photo by Rick Capone

Sarava photo by Rick Capone

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From the Fifth Year
November 2013 - April 2014

AUCTION #1 - CONGRATULATIONS to Michelle Nicklay of North Dakota, winner of the "Sean Avery" hat that was up for bid in November.

The "Sean Avery" hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"

TheSean Avery" Hat

The "Sean Avery" Derby hat - "Hats Off to the Horses" auction
Rosie Napravnik wearing
The “Sean Avery” Hat
by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS
®
Photo by www.equisportphotos.com




Sean Avery - Photo by Rick Capone

Sean Avery photo by Rick Capone

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AUCTION #2 - CONGRATULATIONS to Lynda St. Andre of Taunton, MA, winner of the "Patton" hat that was up for bid in December!

The "Patton" auction hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"


TheSean Avery" Hat

Patton/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com
Rosie Napravnik wearing
The “Patton” Hat
by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS
®
Photo by www.equisportphotos.com



Patton

1991-2014

Patton and Michael - Photo by Rick Capone

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AUCTION #3 - CONGRATULATIONS to Pam Corrigan of Kingsport, TN, winner of the "Afternoon Deelites" hat that was up for bid in January. To learn more about the "Afternoon Deelites" hat or the racehorse, Afternoon Deelites, please click on either of the photos below.

The "Afternoon Deelites" auction hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"

Afternoon Deelites/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com
Rosie Napravnik wearing
The “Patton” Hat
by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS®

Photo by
www.equisportphotos.com

Afternoon Deelites - Photo by Laura Battles

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AUCTION #4 - CONGRATULATIONS to Kristy Deyeso of New York, NY, the winner of the "Ball Four" hat that was up for bid in February. To learn more about the "Ball Four" hat or the great racehorse, Ball Four, please click on either of the photos below.


The "Ball Four" auction hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"



The "Ball Four" auction hat - "Hats Off to the Horses"

Ball Four/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com
Rosie Napravnik wearing
The “Ball Four” Hat
by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS®

Photo by
www.equisportphotos.com



Ball Four - photo by EquiSport Photos, www.equisportphotos.com

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AUCTION #5 - CONGRATULATIONS to Helen Shannon of Chicago, Illinois, the winner of the "Silver Ray" hat that was up for bid in March. To learn more about the "Silver Ray" hat or the great racehorse, Silver Ray, please click on either of the photos below.


The "Silver Ray" auction hat - "Hats Off to the Horses" of Old Friends



The "Silver Ray" auction hat - "Hats Off to the Horses" of Old Friends

Silver Ray/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com
Rosie Napravnik wearing
The “Ball Four” Hat
by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS®
Photo by
www.equisportphotos.com



Silver Ray - Photo by Rick Capone
Silver Ray photo by Rick Capone

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AUCTION #6 - CONGRATULATIONS to Stacie Grant of Gretna, Louisiana, the winner of the "Geri" hat that was up for bid in April. To learn more about the "Geri" hat or the great racehorse, Geri, please click on either of the photos below.



Geri/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com

Geri/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com

Geri/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com
Rosie Napravnik wearing
The “Geri” Hat
by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS®
Photo by
www.equisportphotos.com



Geri - Photo by Rick Capone

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Throughout this auction series, visitors to maggiemae.com were invited to go to the Old Friends website at www.oldfriendsequine.org and click on the link provided after the first of each month. Winners were announced each month (unless they prefer to remain anonymous) and on the first day of the following month a new one-of-a-kind millinery creation placed up for bid to celebrate another resident of Old Friends. To learn more about Old Friends of KY, please contact them at 502-863-1775 or visit their website at Old Friends.
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Hats Off to Rosie Napravnik”
ESPN.com article by Amanda Duckworth
Jockey Rosie Napravnik and MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® are currently featured in a story by Amanda Duckworth on ESPN.com about our Fifth Annual "Hat Off to the Horses" auctions for Old Friends!

Geri/Rosie Napravnik photo - Matt/Wendy Wooley, EquisportPhotos.com
Thank you ESPN and Amanda for supporting the retired racehorses of Old Friends!

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All winning bidders' hats are shipped to them in custom MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® hatboxes for storage.

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