Friday, January 6, 2017

"Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby"

"Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby"

Photo copyright Maggie Mae Designs (c)

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 

The 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.

Check out this fabulous behind-the-scenes video by EquiSport Photos of the photo shoot at 

The “Alphabet Soup
” chapeau is up for bid from January 1st thru' the 11th at the following Ebay link -

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  

To date over $28,000 has been raised b
y "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 --

Sally Faith Steinmann
929-B Route 28
PO Box 929
South Harwich, MA 02661
Web Address -
Images of Cape Cod Blog Address - 
Hats and Horses Blog Address -
Facebook for “Hats Off to the Horses” fundraiser - 


Sally Steinmann said...

Thank you for your wonderful support, Gina, for the retired racehorses of Old Friends! We are all so excited about the new "Friends of Old Friends" social media campaign this season, and we so appreciate your help in spreading the word! <3

Gina said...

Always my pleasure, Sally! Anything for Old Friends! Blessings...