|Industry||Thoroughbred Horse racing|
|Headquarters||Paris, Kentucky, United States|
Founders: Ezekiel F. Clay & Catesby Woodford|
Catesby Woodford Clay
Runnymede Farm is an American horse breeding farm located outside Paris, Kentucky on U.S. Route 27, the Paris-Cynthiana Road. Breeders of Thoroughbreds, the 365-acre farm was established in 1867 by American Civil War Colonels Ezekiel Field Clay and Catesby Woodford.
Colonel Ezekiel Clay (1840-1920), whose father, Brutus J. Clay, was a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives and the United States House of Representatives and a breeder of Thoroughbreds and champion cattle. He was a nephew of abolitionist Cassius Clay and a cousin to Henry Clay.
Catesby Woodford (d. age 74 in 1923) was a wealthy Paris, Kentucky distiller who became President of the Race Horse Owners' and Trainers' Association and whose New York Times obituary said "was regarded as the dean of Kentucky sportsmen."
- Agile (b. 1902) - won 1905 Kentucky Derby
- Count Turf (b. 1948) - won 1951 Kentucky Derby
- Tejano Run (b. 1992) - wins include the Breeders' Futurity Stakes Maker's Mark Mile Stakes and Widener Handicap
Runnymede Farm is presently owned by Catesby Woodford Clay, a grandson of founder, Ezekiel Clay.
- Women of the Year - Ten Fillies Who Achieved Horse Racing's Highest Honor by the Staff and Correspondents of The Blood-Horse magazine (2004) Eclipse Press ISBN 1-58150-116-1