Start of the 35th running of the Blue Grass Stakes, April 23, 1959 at Keeneland in Lexington. Tomy Lee won the $32,550 race by a half a length. In the picture, the bay colt, who went off as the favorite, is the fourth horse from the rail. Nine days later, Bill Shoemaker and his English-bred mount won the Kentucky Derby, becoming only the second non-American bred horse to ever win the Run for the Roses. He did not run in the remaining two Triple Crown races because his trainer said he didn't…

Start of the 35th running of the Blue Grass Stakes, April 23, 1959 at Keeneland in Lexington. Tomy Lee won the $32,550 race by a half a length. In the picture, the bay colt, who went off as the favorite, is the fourth horse from the rail. Nine days later, Bill Shoemaker and his English-bred mount won the Kentucky Derby, becoming only the second non-American bred horse to ever win the Run for the Roses. He did not run in the remaining two Triple Crown races because his trainer said he didn't…

W.B. Griggs; exterior view of home, snow covered,, 1939  Part of Lafayette Studios photographs: 1930s decade, 1930-1939

W.B. Griggs; exterior view of home, snow covered,, 1939 Part of Lafayette Studios photographs: 1930s decade, 1930-1939

#LexingtonKY- Simple beauty. http://www.visitlex.com/  http://www.lexingtonky.gov/index.aspx?page=1

#LexingtonKY- Simple beauty. http://www.visitlex.com/ http://www.lexingtonky.gov/index.aspx?page=1

Christmas greeting to Ms. McDowell, 1908  Part of Anna Kadlec Papers, 1893-1991

Christmas greeting to Ms. McDowell, 1908 Part of Anna Kadlec Papers, 1893-1991

View above Steam Mains running from Heating Plant to Old Chemistry Building (Miller Hall). Path is clear of snow because of heat from underground pipes. Received January of 1953 from Dr. McVey's files, 1900  Part of University of Kentucky general photographic prints,, circa 1900 - 2005

View above Steam Mains running from Heating Plant to Old Chemistry Building (Miller Hall). Path is clear of snow because of heat from underground pipes. Received January of 1953 from Dr. McVey's files, 1900 Part of University of Kentucky general photographic prints,, circa 1900 - 2005

Campus views (1940 Kentuckian) (University of Kentucky); two women playing in the snow, 1940  Part of Lafayette Studios photographs: 1940s decade, 1940-1949

Campus views (1940 Kentuckian) (University of Kentucky); two women playing in the snow, 1940 Part of Lafayette Studios photographs: 1940s decade, 1940-1949

A Christmas tree made with medical supplies, 1974  Part of University of Kentucky general photographic prints,, circa 1900 - 2005

A Christmas tree made with medical supplies, 1974 Part of University of Kentucky general photographic prints,, circa 1900 - 2005

One of the horse and carriages I used for my Lexington KY wedding. (Oh well.... Meaning, I'm single now ;))

One of the horse and carriages I used for my Lexington KY wedding. (Oh well.... Meaning, I'm single now ;))

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