Lexington in Fayette County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Hal Price Headley
1888 - 1962
Headley was the son of Lexington horseman Hal Petit Headley and launched his own career while a teenager, buying the mare Tweedledum with $420 he hadborrowed from his grandfather. Later, he was first president of the Thoroughbred Horse Association and of the American Thoroughbred Breeders' Association. Headley was the first owner to win 100 races at Keeneland and his best runners included Alcibiades and Menow.
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Location. 38° 2.498′ N, 84° 29.437′ 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. Located in Thoroughbred Park. 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. August Belmont II (here, next to this marker); Col. E. R. Bradley (a few steps from this marker); Sheikh Mohammed (a few steps from this marker); John Hay Whitney (a few steps from this marker); E. P. Taylor (a few steps from this marker); Arthur B. Hancock, Jr. (a few steps from this marker); James R. Keene (a few steps from this marker); Bing Crosby (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map 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.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 368 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.