The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

03/07/09 Northeast Regional: Under Plank

  • March 19, 2009
  • File Size 1.8MB

The temptation—as the red-roofed foaling and broodmare barns have gone up, the white-board fencing began stretching across the perimeter, and a string of horses settled in—is to dwell on the glory days...

03/07/09 West Coast Regional: Future at the Fair

  • March 05, 2009
  • File Size 2.2MB

Download PDF Fairplex Park will launch what may be only the beginning of a complete makeover at the Barretts March sale in Pomona, Calif. The $1.3-million facelift is turning the Barretts sale pavilion...

02/28/09 Northeast Regional: Halls of Fame

  • February 24, 2009
  • File Size 1.8MB

Download PDF Five years ago, New Jersey residents George and Lori Hall were avid Thoroughbred racing fans, scrambling to find a babysitter to watch their daughter on weekends so they could enjoy a few...

02/28/09 Midwest/Canada Regional: Fleet Field

  • February 24, 2009
  • File Size 1MB

Download PDF Sometimes breeders have to wait a long time to see their labor blossom to fruition. On other occasions they have to wait a really long time. But for Mike Carroll and John C. Harvey Jr., the...

02/21/09 Southwest Regional: Star of Louisiana

  • February 17, 2009
  • File Size 1.2MB

Download PDF Though she has been a major Thoroughbred breeder and owner in Louisiana for nearly three decades, Evelyn Benoit says until recently some people in the industry saw her as a bit of a laughing...

02/14/09 West Coast Regional: Making a Difference

  • February 10, 2009
  • File Size 3.1MB

Download PDF Bob Fletcher well remembers the long, hard road to sobriety. He spent 41/2 months in and out of Arcadia Methodist Hospital near Santa Anita Park, both his racetrack job and his marriage in...

02/14/09 Southeast Regional: Bubbly Spirit

  • February 10, 2009
  • File Size 680kB

Download PDF Edward Seltzer was only a year out of college and was partaking in his usual game of gin rummy with a bunch of buddies when one of them made him an unusual offer. He told Seltzer he had just...

02/07/09 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional: Fit For a Hero

  • February 03, 2009
  • File Size 2.5MB

Download PDF After brief stints as a jockey agent and as an aspiring trainer, Bob Haynes has found his niche in the Thoroughbred business as an owner, certified by the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s...

01/31/09 Midwest/Canada Regional: "Cam-do Attitude"

  • January 29, 2009
  • File Size 1.5MB

Download PDF Camelia Casby isn’t the first person in Thoroughbred racing who learned about the game the hard way. However, she stuck it out, found a certain level of success, and possesses a positive outlook...

01/24/09 Southwest Regional: Lover's Lane

  • January 20, 2009
  • File Size 1.8MB

Download PDF When it comes to cowboy hats, chicken fried steak, and high school football, the old saying that everything’s bigger in Texas is definitely true. Among the few exceptions to that rule are...

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