Hats Off to Danthebluegrassman of Old Friends

The 2017 “Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby” for Old Friends continues in April with our fourth and final hat of the season, the “Danthebluegrassman”!

Special thanks to Krystal Court, her husband, jockey Jon Court and their daughter Aubrey and also to Shelby Landeros and her husband, jockey Chris Landeros for helping us this month with our “Danthebluegrassman” hat auction for Old Friends.

Thanks also to EquiSport Photos for their stunning images and video footage. A special thanks to Bella Rose Clothing Boutique of Lexington, Kentucky for furnishing Krystal and Shelby’s lovely dresses!

See Wendy Wooley’s behind-the-scenes video of the hat photo shoot with our models at Old Friends:

If you would like to bid on the “Danthebluegrassman” chapeau please place your bid at this link on EBay.

Bidding ends Tuesday, April 11th at 8 PM EST.

To learn more about Danthebluegrassman, the horse, please visit the Danthebluegrassman webpage. For more information about the “Danthebluegrassman” Chapeau please visit the Danthebluegrassman hat webpage.

Thank you for supporting Old Friends!


Author: hatsandhorses

Sally Faith Steinmann is the owner and designer of MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS Custom Millinery. A native of Cape Cod, Sally creates couture hats for the Kentucky Derby, Royal Ascot, Saratoga, weddings, teas, and garden parties. MAGGIE MAE DESIGNS sponsors "Hats Off to the Horses", an annual online Derby hat fundraiser for the retired racehorses of Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement facility in KY.

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