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By Susan Salk on October 17, 2010
Working 22 years for the Kentucky Department of Corrections wasn’t always easy, and it certainly wasn’t the type of career John C. Nolley ever imagined would lead to Thoroughbreds. Or racing. The Kentuckian grew up just a few miles from Churchill Downs, but in other ways, he lived quite a distance from the ‘sport of kings.’ He spent five years in the Marine Corps before going to work in administration for the Kentucky Department of Corrections. And after a chance meeting with a barn manager, he found his way to horses. And more specifically, the fields and barns of the […]