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Woodford County

Is the  Horse Capital of the World whose countryside is filled with Triple Crown Winners grazing on the incredulous rolling hills which are surrounded by fences as far as the eye can see. This unique countryside comprises some of the most majestic thoroughbred breeding farms in all of the world.
  • 23 Breeders’ Cup winners
  •  5 of the last 15 Kentucky Derby winners
  •  4 of the last 14 Horse of the Year winners
    ​-  2 Triple Crown Race winners
    – Justify and American Pharoah
    -Preakness winner – Oxbow
    -Belmont winner – Palice Malice
  • 2 Oaks Winners
    -American Pharoah & Justify stand right here at Ashford Stud in Versailles, KY!
Woodford County is also home to BOURBON!!!!
Where can you visit 5 unique Bourbon Distilleries in 15 minutes? No where else in the world but from right here in Woodford County, Kentucky! Plus, we minutes away from Buffalo Trace, Four Roses and Wild Turkey!
Woodford County Bourbon Experiences:
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One of the best ways to see Woodford County is through a tour. Try one of our tour partners at:

Woodford County is Napa Valley of the East with our rich agricultural growing seasons and as some of the first and original wine makers here in the East! Come visit one of our four great wineries or take a trip down the Kentucky Wine Trail!
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