Former President George Bush walks in paddock with friend Will Farish owner of Lane’s End Farm in Woodford Co., at Keeneland today, Sat. Oct. 18, 1997. Presidednt Bush made presentation in the winners circle after The Lane’s End Breeders’ Futurity that was won by Favorite Trick.
Former President George Bush walks in paddock with friend Will Farish owner of Lane’s End Farm in Woodford Co., at Keeneland today, Sat. Oct. 18, 1997. Presidednt Bush made presentation in the winners circle after The Lane’s End Breeders’ Futurity that was won by Favorite Trick. Frank Anderson Herald-Leader File Photo
Former President George Bush walks in paddock with friend Will Farish owner of Lane’s End Farm in Woodford Co., at Keeneland today, Sat. Oct. 18, 1997. Presidednt Bush made presentation in the winners circle after The Lane’s End Breeders’ Futurity that was won by Favorite Trick. Frank Anderson Herald-Leader File Photo

Friendship kept Bush coming to Kentucky. He attended Derby, drove a tank, got a dog.

December 05, 2018 10:15 AM

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Tom Eblen

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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.