Statesman Henry Clay was an accomplished farmer and breeder of racehorses and livestock. Eleven Kentucky Derby winners can trace their lineage to his horses. Clay's role in agriculture will be featured by Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, at this year's Living History day on Sept. 23.
Statesman Henry Clay was an accomplished farmer and breeder of racehorses and livestock. Eleven Kentucky Derby winners can trace their lineage to his horses. Clay's role in agriculture will be featured by Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, at this year's Living History day on Sept. 23. Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate
Statesman Henry Clay was an accomplished farmer and breeder of racehorses and livestock. Eleven Kentucky Derby winners can trace their lineage to his horses. Clay's role in agriculture will be featured by Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate, at this year's Living History day on Sept. 23. Ashland, the Henry Clay Estate

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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.