1926 -The English Royal family has been instrumental in Thoroughbred racing through many successions, and no monarch has been more knowledgeable about the sport that Queen Elizabeth II. There was a Royal Stud farm in the time of Henry VIII, and with Charles II, the term Sport of Kings took on new meaning, for the king was so fond of racing that he personally rode in match races. Queen Victoria's son, the Prince of Wales (afterward Edward VII), lent additional prestige to racing in the latter 19th and early 20th century with his Epsom Derby winners Persimmon, Diamond Jubilee, and Minoru.
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|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 8:57am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 720255 N 4213436|
|Decimal Degrees||38.04188333, -84.49008333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 38° 2.513', W 84° 29.405'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||38° 2' 30.78" N, 84° 29' 24.30" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 374-376 E Short St, Lexington KY 40507, US|
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