Politics & Government

Farishes plan fund-raiser for the Beshear-Abramson campaign

FRANKFORT — Father and son Will and Bill Farish of Lane's End Farm near Versailles will host a fund-raising reception Friday at their Thoroughbred breeding farm for the Democratic gubernatorial ticket.

The reception for Gov. Steve Beshear and his running mate, former Louisville Mayor Jerry Abramson, will be from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the farm's stallion barn on Midway Road.

The invitation said couples Will and Sarah Farish and Bill and Kelley Farish suggest a contribution of $1,000 to attend.

Will Farish owns Lane's End. He was the U.S. ambassador to Great Britain from 2001 to 2004 during the Republican administration of President George W. Bush.

Bill Farish is the farm's director of sales. Beshear appointed him to the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees in June 2010.

In the Nov. 8 general election, Beshear and Abramson are running against the Republican ticket of Senate President David Williams and Agriculture Commissioner Richie Farmer, and the independent slate of Lexington attorney Gatewood Galbraith and Frankfort marketing consultant Dea Riley.

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