Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
HRM Queen Elizabeth II
Both King George V and King George VI were also active in breeding and racing. The year of Queen Elizabeth's coronation, 1953, her Aureole was second in the Epsom Derby and she subsequently raced the winners of each of the other four English classic races. Queen Elizabeth II generally boards a portion of her broodmare band in Kentucky and she has visited the Bluegrass on occasion as a guest at Lane's End Farm.
Location. 38° 2.513′ N, 84° 29.405′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Kentucky, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 60) and Midland Avenue (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ogden Phipps (here, next to this marker); Allen Paulson (here, next to this marker); Lucille Parker Markey (here, next to this marker); Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt (a few steps from this marker); Col. Phil T. Chinn (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps (a few steps from this marker); Capt. Harry Guggenheim (a few steps from this marker); Harry Payne Whitney (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . . Start with this plaque. The page for this plaque has a Related Markers list of all the plaques in Thoroughbred Park. You can use that list to easily page through all of the markers. (Submitted on August 19, 2012.)
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