Interview with Carlton "Sunny" Wright, April 21, 2008

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Wright talks about his work in the horse industry as an exercise rider. He began working with horses when he was a child and continued to work at racetracks until he retired from Churchill Downs. Wright tells some stories about his time at the racetrack, his family, and his friends. He talks about the problems he has had with segregation and gives some advice he has about life.

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2008oh008_hik053

Interviewee Name

Carlton "Sunny" Wright

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2008-04-21

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Wright, Carlton Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 21 Apr. 2008. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Wright, C. (2008, April 21). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Wright, Carlton, interview by Kim Lady Smith. April 21, 2008, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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