The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

January 5, 2019 - Southwest: Extended Family

  • January 22, 2019
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Roger Heitzmann III uses his pedigree well in Louisiana By Gary McMillen GIVEN THE DNA imprint of Roger Heitzmann III, the chances of him becoming a post-office clerk were 400,000-1. Every generational...

December 22, 2018 - Midwest/Canada: Home On The Range

  • January 15, 2019
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Dale and Robin Berryhill’s Hidden Springs Farm stands two exciting stallions By Evan Hammonds TRYING TO FIND THE RIGHT spot for a “regional” Thoroughbred operation, Dale and Robin Berryhill scoured the...

December 15, 2018 - West Coast: All Smiles

  • January 12, 2019
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Smiling Tiger delivers good times to Alan Klein and Phil Lebherz By Tracy Gantz WHEN SMILING TIGER finished racing, owners Phil Lebherz and Alan Klein could have taken the easy route—sell him to the highest...

December 15, 2018 - Southeast: Waiting Room

  • January 09, 2019
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Wait a While and sire strength power Alan and Brian Cohen’s Arindel Farm By Charlie McCarthy ARINDEL FARM’S BRIAN COHEN arrived at the airport, ready to fly to Kentucky to watch homebred Cookie Dough run...

December 8, 2018 - Southwest: Fun In The Sun

  • January 05, 2019
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Tucson's Rillito Park creates racing fans By Alexa Ravit IF ASKED TO NAME A STATE known for horse racing, few would men-tion Arizona. Although Turf Paradise outside Phoenix runs for parts of eight...

November 10, 2018 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Great Comeback

  • December 27, 2018
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Tragedy leads to triumph for Barry and Sheryl Schwartz by Paul Volponi ON A RAIN-SWEPT AFTERNOON, through a temporary window of calm, Barry K. Schwartz, 76, strides into the Belmont Park paddock. The oversized...

April 24, 2018 - Southwest: Blue Bayou

  • May 08, 2018
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Blue Star Racing stands Real Solution By Gary McMillen IT’S LATE AFTERNOON on the bayou in Lafourche Parish, La. Wet burlap sacks of raw oysters piled up on the patio to be shucked. Seventy-five pounds...

April 7, 2018 - Midwest/Canada: Keeping an Eye on Iowa

  • April 17, 2018
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Brandi Jo Fett does it all in the Hawkeye State By Destinee Ott IN THE MIDDLE OF A SNOWSTORM on March 1, 1989, trainer Joe Fett and his 15-year-old daughter, Brandi Jo Fett, won the first race ever run...

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