Below are some photographs collected over the years of Ted’s life and his remarkable experiences. We hope you enjoy.
James E. “Ted” Bassett III is a former president, chairman of the board and trustee of Keeneland, and continues to serve as trustee emeritus. A highly honored Marine Corps veteran, Bassett remains active in numerous fund-raising drives involving the Marines, Kent School, Yale, and numerous Central Kentucky organizations. He lives with his wife, Lucy, at Lanark Farm in Woodford County.
Bill Mooney has covered Thoroughbred racing for the New York Times, The Thoroughbred Record and The Blood-Horse, and is currently a contributing editor for Thoroughbred Times. An alumnus of North Texas State University and Michigan State University, Mooney is the author of The Complete Encyclopedia of Horse Racing, and lives in Lexington.