John Clay

May 1, 2013

John Clay: Bourbon County breeders bursting with Derby pride

One quarter of Saturday's 20-horse Kentucky Derby field was foaled within a 5-mile radius in Bourbon County. Orb, Lines of Battle, Goldencents, Vyjack and Itsmyluckyday will have the full attention of a small group of breeders who will have a big influence on the outcome of the 139th Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs.

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About John Clay

John Clay


A native of Central Kentucky and a 1981 graduate of the University of Kentucky, John Clay is an award-winning blogger who covered UK football for 13 seasons before being promoted to columnist in 2000.