It All Started with a Book

When Emory University professor Pellom McDaniels came to Lexington in 2015 to lecture at Keeneland Library and promote his new book Prince of Jockeys, the Life of Isaac Burns Murphy, he unknowingly set in motion a series of conversations that culminated with the...
How Darley Became the Great Horse, Lexington

How Darley Became the Great Horse, Lexington

In the 19th century, horse racing was America’s most popular sporting event, and the Bluegrass was its center. Foaled in 1850, the horse Lexington became the most famous horse to ever come out of Kentucky. His outstanding career on the track and at stud might never...
The National Chronicle of African American Horse Industry

The National Chronicle of African American Horse Industry

The National Chronicle of African American Horse Industry In the future, this space will feature monthly blogs highlighting African American men and women who had significant careers in the horse industry, and the importance of the Kentucky Association track in the...