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Interview with Alice Chandler, March 15, 2007

Part of Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Title:
Interview with Alice Chandler, March 15, 2007
Creator:
Alice Chandler; interviewee. Kim Lady Smith; interviewer.
Format:
oral histories
Publication date:
2007
Date uploaded:
2012
Description:
Chandler is the owner and founder of Mill Ridge Farm in Lexington, Kentucky. Her father, Hal Price Headley, owned Beaumont Farm in Lexington and is considered one of the most successful Thoroughbred breeders of his generation. He was instrumental in the founding of Keeneland Racecourse and served as Keeneland's first president. Alice Chandler shares stories of her family and childhood on Beaumont Farm, Keeneland's early years, and the founding of Mill Ridge Farm. She reflects on her fathers influence in the Thoroughbred industry and the Lexington community, his death at Keeneland in 1962, and breeding Sir Ivor, winner of the 1968 Epson Derby.
Language:
english
Publisher:
Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries
Repository:
University of Kentucky
Type:
audio
Subject:
Chandler, Alice Headley, 1926- -- Interviews, Keeneland (Ky.), Thoroughbred horse, Horse owners -- Interviews, Sir Ivor (Race horse), Derby (Horse race), Mill Ridge Farm (Ky.), Beaumont Farm (Ky.), Headley, Hal Price, 1888-1962
Source:
Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project
Metadata record:
http://nyx.uky.edu/dips/xt73n58cg93p/data/mets.xml
Rights:
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