The Blood-Horse Regionals

Stories about North American farm owners, racehorse owners, and breeders from the pages of The Blood-Horse magazine.

April 27, 2019 - Southwest: Quality Speaks Loudly

  • May 07, 2019
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  • File Size 4.4MB

Whispering Oaks is a jewel in Cajun Country By Gary McMillen TWENTY YEARS AGO the land, untouched by plow or human hand, was in charge: an expense of impenetrable brush tangled with thorns, palmetto, and...

April 20, 2019 - Southeast: Eddie Maple Comes Up Roses

  • April 23, 2019
  • 163 Downloads
  • File Size 1.7MB

Hall of Fame rider still enjoys the horses at Rose Hill Plantation Equestrian Center By Frank Angst BECAUSE EDDIE MAPLE RISES at the same time each day —5:10 a.m. —the retired Hall of Fame jockey notices...

April 6, 2019 - Midwest/Canada: Breaking Bad Habits

  • April 09, 2019
  • 111 Downloads
  • File Size 1.8MB

Ed Crothers turns horses around at Cedar Brook Farm By Meredith Daugherty AS THE SON of a blacksmith and trainer, Ed Crothers cannot remember a time in his life when he was not surrounded by horses. From...

March 23, 2019 - Southwest: Not In Kansas Anymore

  • April 02, 2019
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  • File Size 4.1MB

Randy and Sara Patterson thrive with Cedar Run Farm By Denis Blake LUCK AND FATE have always played major roles in horse racing, and one of the best examples of that is Randy Patterson and his daughter...

March 9, 2019 - Southeast: Day in the Sun

  • March 26, 2019
  • 124 Downloads
  • File Size 1.8MB

Eight new stallions make their way to Florida for 2019 By Evan Hammonds THE FACTS AND FIGURES regarding the Thoroughbred breeding industry in Florida have been pretty much on par with those in the rest...

March 2, 2019 - Midwest/Canada: Taming The West

  • March 19, 2019
  • 153 Downloads
  • File Size 2MB

Pierre Esquirol makes a go of it in western Canada By Jennifer Morrison YOU CAN'T KEEP A PASSIONATE, hard-working horseman down. Pierre Esquirol is as determined a Thoroughbred breeder as you will...

March 2, 2019 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Going Uptown

  • March 19, 2019
  • 125 Downloads
  • File Size 5MB

Bob Hutt enjoys the ride with Uptowncharlybrown By Lenny Shulman BOB HUTT ADMITS he insisted on standing his stakes-winning chestnut Uptowncharlybrown at stud for the wrong reason, at least from a business...

February 23, 2019 - West Coast: Golden State Return

  • March 16, 2019
  • 119 Downloads
  • File Size 4MB

Fasig-Tipton reignites its history in California By Tracy Gantz WHEN LEGENDARY MOTION PICTURE mogul Louis B. Mayer decided to leave the horse business in 1947, he wanted to do it in true Hollywood fashion...

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