Louisville in Jefferson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Three Kentucky Derby winners, Azra (1892), Manuel (1899), and Sir Huon (1906), were born here. The peacock blue and yellow silks were carried by two Derby winners, Azra and Sir Huon. Two Kentucky Oaks, a Preakness, and a Travers winner born on this farm. The barns razed in 1970; the mansion in 1973. Only original carriage house remains.
Erected 2000 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2040.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 38° Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2020 Bashford Manor Lane, Louisville KY 40218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alonzo "Lonnie" Clayton / African American Jockey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bray Place / Scoggan-Jones Horse Farm (approx. half a mile away); Farmington (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Brothers Speed — Joshua and James (approx. 0.9 miles away); Abraham Lincoln & Farmington — 1841 (approx. one mile away); Hayfield (approx. 1.1 miles away); Forest Home Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bowman Field (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
Also see . . . Bashford Manor Farms home to three Derby winners. From the Courier Journal newspaper. Posted April 10, 2015. (Submitted on December 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 5. submitted on December 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.