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Short of snagging a winning ticket from the track, a small memento like a horseshoe is one of the best things you can bring home from Lexington. Want something with a personal touch? R.E. Fennell's supplies goods to horsemen in the area, but it also makes fine leather belts with individualized nameplates. Or, a personalized bottle of bourbon from one of the nearby distilleries is perfect for both display and consumption.
You're unlikely to travel anywhere in town without seeing someone bedecked in University of Kentucky blue, and the best place to find your own Wildcat gear is at Kennedy's Bookstore. If you'd like something to share with friends, a Bourbon Barrel Cake is a unique desert sold around town, but it’s difficult to find outside the Bluegrass.