Thomas Clay McDowell

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Birthday
9, 1866
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 9, 1935 (68)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
9, 1866
Birthplace
Kentucky
Death Date
Feb 9, 1935 (68)

About

Famed Thoroughbred racehorse owner, breeder, and trainer best known for his colt Alan-a-Dale, which won the 1902 Kentucky Derby. He was the great-grandson of famed American politician Henry Clay.

Before Fame

He worked as a Thoroughbred trainer in Kentucky in the early 1900's.

Trivia

His horse named The Manager won the Kentucky Oaks and was named 1912 American Horse of the Year.

Family Life

He was the fourth of seven children.

Associated With

He and Penny Chenery are both famous racehorse breeders.