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Henry Dulin WhiteHenry Dulin White was an internationally renowned and respected third generation horseman.

He was born in Hopkinsville in 1927 but moved with his family to Lexington when he was just an infant. He graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture in 1952, and served in the U.S. Air Force.

White served as a breeding adviser for many notable Thoroughbred owners including Paul Mellon’s Rokeby Stable during the years that the stable produced the 1969 Horse of the Year, Arts and Letters and the 1971 European Horse of the Year, Mill Reef.

White was farm manager of Elsmeade and Plum Lane Farms until he retired in 2002. Among the numerous horses he raised were Singletary, winner of the 2004 Breeders’ Cup Mile; Crytoclearance, winner of the 1987 Florida  Derby and Temperate Sil, winner of the 1987 Santa Anita Derby. The latter two horses won their respective races on the same day.

White was a tireless ambassador for the Thoroughbred industry, serving as a member of the Keeneland Club, president of the Thoroughbred Club of America and vice president of the Grayson-Jockey Club Foundation.

He was a lifetime member of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Farm Manager's Club earning the distinction of Kentucky's Farm Manager of the Year in 1979. He was director emeritus of the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association, two-term president of the Thoroughbred Breeders of Kentucky, a founder of the Kentucky Equine Education Project and a UK Alumni Association Fellow.

White was a recipient of the "Hardboot Breeders Award" by the Kentucky Thoroughbred Association/Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders.

White died in 2013.