Pearse Lyons, Irish-Born Self-Made Kentucky Billionaire, Sponsor of 2 World Games, Dies–1944-2018

LEXINGTON, Kentucky, Mar. 8, 2018–Pearse Lyons, the Irish-born billionaire who founded the international agribusiness and beverage giant Alltech that was the title sponsor of two World Equestrian Games died Thursday at the age of 73.