One of Lexington's most generous residents was David A. Sayre, a silversmith-turned-banker whose fortune funded a variety of public projects during the 19th century. Today, Sayre is best remembered ...more
Horse Capital of the World
Rolling hills. Misty mornings. Foals frolicking in the paddock. Summer is a wonderful time of year to visit the Horse Capital of the World and get up-close-and-personal with some of our celebrities.
Lexington will host the 2015 Breeders' Cup, and many of the great champions who will race in October were foaled right here on Central Kentucky farms. Several horse farms are open to the public with reservations, or giddyup on a van tour or with a private guide. Click here to learn more about touring horse farms.