Interview with Francis Arthur "Junie" Roberts, November 30, 2007

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Junie Roberts grew up on Winganeek Farm in Lexington, Kentucky where his father, Arthur Roberts, a well-known trainer and judge of American Saddlebreds, was farm manager. Roberts describes his childhood on the farm and tells stories about Miss Clara S. Peck, the owner of Winganeek. He discusses his father's career and his job on the farm, assisting his father with training and breeding horses. The sale of Winganeek in 1959 and some of the farm's stallions, including King's Sport, are also discussed.

Interview Accession

2007oh210_hik041

Interviewee Name

Francis Arthur "Junie" Roberts

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2007-11-30

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Roberts, Francis Arthur Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 30 Nov. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Roberts, F.A. (2007, November 30). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Roberts, Francis Arthur, interview by Kim Lady Smith. November 30, 2007, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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