It's time for the eighth consecutive of "Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby", the annual online Derby hat auction created by MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS® to support the retired racehorses of Old Friends. All of the proceeds from this running auction benefit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement facility in KY and you can read all about it at http://www.maggiemae.com/OldFriendsAuction.htm
Our first hat up on the auction block is the "Alphabet Soup" Chapeau created to honor 1996 Breeders' Cup winner, Alphabet Soup. The hat with full description and photos can be seen at The Alphabet Soup Hat webpage.
We loved having Jon, Krystal and Aubrey Court modeling this handcrafted, one-of-a-kind Derby hat for us in a special photo shoot at Old Friends. Check out this fabulous behind-the-scenes video by EquiSport Photos of the photo shoot at https://vimeo.com/196895360
The “Alphabet Soup” chapeau is up for bid from January 1st thru' the 11th at the following Ebay link - http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/282307571891
MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS is pleased to announce a new social media campaign for this year as we welcome the following "Friends of Old Friends" to our "Hats Off" auction series for Old Friends. We are all on the same team for the retired racehorses of Dream Chase Farm, and these wonderful "Friends" are joining with us to spread the word about "Hats Off". To learn more, please visit http://www.maggiemae.com/OldFriendsAuction-FriendsofOldFriends.htm
To date over $28,000 has been raised by "Hats Off to the Horses" for the retired racehorses of Old Friends. To view some of the hats created in the past five years of this auction series, simply click on the following link -- http://www.maggiemae.com/OldFriendsHatAuctionPortfolio.htm.
Source: Maggie Mae Designs