Wild Ride: The Rise & Tragic Fall of Calumet Farm, America’s Premier Racing Dynasty

By Leesa Zalesky


Founded in 1924 by Chicago mogul William Monroe Wright, Calumet Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, was to the world of thoroughbred racing what the New York Yankees are to baseball. The farm, built with money from and named for the Calumet brand of baking powder, bred so many thoroughbred racing superstars that it became the standard by

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