Lucille P. Markey

Lucille P. Markey

Lucille Parker Wright Markey was an American businesswoman and philanthropist who owned Calumet Farm, the most prestigious Thoroughbred horse farm in the United States.
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Deceased
24 July 1982
home town
Maysville, KY
Death Place
Miami, Florida

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SPORTS OF THE TIMES; Wire to Wire With Affirmed And Alydar
NYTimes - over 9 years
Seen through the current prism of fragile, transient champions, Affirmed and Alydar seem from another planet, another age, another breed. Yet it was only 30 years ago that Affirmed and Alydar not only completed the Triple Crown but actually finished 1-2 on those three different Saturdays. Only 11 thoroughbreds have accomplished what Affirmed did --
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NOTEBOOK; McCarron and Alydar Enter Hall of Fame
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Reactions ranged from spontaneous tears to longstanding bitterness today when two men and three horses became the newest members of the Racing Hall of Fame. Reactions ranged from spontaneous tears to longstanding bitterness today when two men and three horses became the newest members of the Racing Hall of Fame. Chris McCarron, the jockey
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Packard Foundation Will Get $2 Billion Gift From Founder
NYTimes - almost 30 years
LEAD: David Packard has decided to give a $2 billion fortune he amassed in the electronics industry to charitable causes, reflecting a commitment shared with his late wife and their four children. David Packard has decided to give a $2 billion fortune he amassed in the electronics industry to charitable causes, reflecting a commitment shared with
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SPORTS OF THE TIMES; OWNER HAS CHANCE TO SETTLE OLD DEBT
NYTimes - over 32 years
At about 5 o'clock this afternoon, the past and present will meet at Belmont Park with an eerie anniversary. Mom's Command will be walking into the starting gate for the Coaching Club American Oaks. A victory in the mile-and-a-half classic race, following her recent triumphs in the Acorn and the Mother Goose, would give her a sweep of the New York
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MATRIARCHS OF THE MEADOW
NYTimes - almost 33 years
THE JOCKEY CLUB, A SOCIETY OF 91 thoroughbred owners whose roster is littered with Bancrofts, Phippses and Vanderbilts, has an image corresponding to its Madison Avenue location. To outsiders, its name and address conjure a picture of overstuffed millionaires in overstuffed leather club chairs, sipping sherry as they vote to exclude horses and
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DERBY ENTHUSIAST'S WILL SETS BIG TRUST FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH
NYTimes - over 33 years
For years Lucille P. Markey, owner of Kentucky's famed Calumet Farm racing stables, listened to critics complaining that her thoroughbreds won too much and too often, and she typically retorted, ''I give to charity but not at the track.'' Mrs. Markey indeed gave to charity. The Lucille Markey Charitable Trust, created nine months ago under her
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PLAYERS; NEW TRAINER AT CALUMET FARM
NYTimes - almost 35 years
David Whiteley is only the eighth trainer for Calumet Farm since its devil's red and blue silks started becoming the most famous and successful in American throughbred racing more than four decades ago. Whiteley admits that he can't help feeling ''a little staggered'' by the tradition of his predecessors and what they accomplished: eight Kentucky
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    LATE ADULTHOOD
  • 1982
    Age 93
    Lucille Markey's died, July 24, 1982, aged 85, at the Miami Heart Institute in Miami, Florida.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1896
    Age 7
    Born on December 14, 1896.
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