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Hal Price Headley

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Cause of death  Heart attack
Resting place  Lexington Cemetery
Education  Princeton University

Name  Hal Headley
Residence  Lexington, Kentucky
Board member of  Keeneland
Born  December 19, 1888Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Occupation  Farmer, racehorse owner/breeder, racetrack owner/executive, philanthropist
Known for  Beaumont Farm, Keeneland
Spouse(s)  1) Martha Sharkey Withers (1889-1922) 2) Genevieve Morgan Molloy (1897-1987)
Children  Son: Hal Jr., Daughters: Alice, Alma, Patricia
Died  March 22, 1962, Lexington, Kentucky, United States

National Museum of Racing 2018 Pillar of the Turf Hal Price Headley

Hal Price Headley (December 19, 1888 - March 22, 1962) was an American owner and breeder of Thoroughbred racehorses and a founder of Keeneland who served as the race track's president from 1935 to 1951. He owned the 4,000 acre Beaumont Farm on Harrodsburg Road at the western edge of Lexington, Kentucky as well as the 15,000-acre Pinebloom Plantation in Baker County, Georgia.

Hal Price Headley was one of those profiled by racing historian Edward L. Bowen in his 2003 book Legacies of the Turf : A Century of Great Thoroughbred Breeders.


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