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Abdallah Pilot Golddust broadside, circa 1880s

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey

Title

Abdallah Pilot Golddust broadside

Date

circa 1880s

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2008MS002: [identification of item], Abdallah Pilot Golddust broadside, circa 1880s, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.1 Cubic feet

1 box

Biography/History

S. P. McKinley of Pioneer Stock Farm, Shelby County, Kentucky, owned the horse Abdallah Pilot Golddust. McKinley attended St. Joseph's College, Bardstown, Kentucky, and made his living as a farmer and stockman. He began by trading mules, eventually owning and breeding trotters and thoroughbred horses. Additionally, he introduce Chester white hogs, Berkshire hogs, shorthorn cattle, and Cotswold sheep into the region. Golddust race horses were initially germane to Kentucky and were foundation horses for both trotters and Morgan Horses.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a broadside advertising the stud services of S. P. McKinley's trotter Abdallah Pilot Golddust.

Subjects

  • Loch Lea Antiques.
  • Broadsides.
  • Shelby County (Ky.)
  • Horses--Breeding--Kentucky.

Collection Inventory

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