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.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Entertainment • Sports • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 1953.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Midland Avenue, Lexington KY 40508, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 540 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.