Lexington once had a racetrack downtown. This man worked there. He might be the last. – Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Lexington Herald Leader (blog)Lexington once had a racetrack downtown. This man worked there. He might be the last.Lexington Herald Leader (blog)… Murphy, who became wealthy and built a mansion where the art garden now stands; Jimmy Winkfield, who li…


Lexington Herald Leader (blog)

Lexington once had a racetrack downtown. This man worked there. He might be the last.
Lexington Herald Leader (blog)
... Murphy, who became wealthy and built a mansion where the art garden now stands; Jimmy Winkfield, who lived next door to Murphy and left Lexington for a brilliant career as a jockey in Europe; and Oliver Lewis, who won the first Kentucky Derby in 1875.