Friday, October 19, 2012

The Markeys and Alydar at Keeneland

I stumbled upon the gravesite of Admiral Gene and Mrs. Lucille (Wright) Markey today while wandering around the beautiful Lexington Cemetery with a friend -- never mind that we were on an mission to get a look at Henry Clay’s grave marker, which we managed not to find despite its being 120 feet high and visible from the road -- and was reminded of the touching video from their beloved Alydars 1978 Keeneland Blue Grass Stakes win, under Jorge Velasquez, below. Narrated by Jim McKay.