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Mon February 15, 2010
Black Jockeys Stories To Be Told At Event This Week
By Alan Lytle
Lexington, KY – In honor of Black History Month, the Lexington History Museum is co-sponsoring an event this Thursday night at 7:30 at the Public Library's Beaumont Branch, featuring a presentation by former Herald Leader Turf writer, and three time Eclipse Award winner, Maryjean Wall. She'll be giving a talk titled "Black Horsemen of Central Kentucky", which chronicles the disappearance and legacy of the African American jockey.