Interview with Henry White, September 27, 2007

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

Interview Summary

A third-generation horseman, Henry White was the manager of Plum Lane Farm from 1957 to 2002. His father Cy White, moved to Lexington in 1928 to manage Elsmeade and later, in 1946, Plum Lane. White learned the business from his grandfather who raised Thoroughbreds in Hopkinsville, his uncle George White who he worked for as an assistant trainer for two years, and his father. He shares stories of growing up in Lexington, the people in the industry he associated with through his father, and friends including Dr. Ed Fallon. Clients and trainers discussed include Mary Hecht, Preston and Elliott Burch, and Paul Mellon. White also discusses working with the LeBus family who owned Plum Lane.

Interview Accession

2007oh196_hik033

Interviewee Name

Henry White

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2007-09-27

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White, Henry Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 27 Sep. 2007. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

White, H. (2007, September 27). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

White, Henry, interview by Kim Lady Smith. September 27, 2007, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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