Elizabeth Daingerfield, horse breeder, posed with groom John Henry Buckner and Man o' War, then 12 years old, at Hinata Farm near Lexington in June 1929.
Elizabeth Daingerfield, horse breeder, posed with groom John Henry Buckner and Man o' War, then 12 years old, at Hinata Farm near Lexington in June 1929. Herald-Post Collection/University of Louisville Photographic Archives
Elizabeth Daingerfield, horse breeder, posed with groom John Henry Buckner and Man o' War, then 12 years old, at Hinata Farm near Lexington in June 1929. Herald-Post Collection/University of Louisville Photographic Archives

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.