The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

01/17/09 West Coast Regional: Plan Ahead

  • January 20, 2009
  • File Size 1.7MB

Download PDF In 2004, on a farm adjacent to the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Northern California’s Central Valley, a bay filly was born that would change everything for breeder Carol Anderson...

01/03/09 Southeast Regional: A Real Corker

  • January 06, 2009
  • File Size 2.6MB

Download PDF Nora Figliolia has a problem. She can’t bring herself to watch races in which horses bred by her and her husband, Al, run. And so increasingly, she’s missing some of the better events on the...

12/13/2008 West Coast Regional: Pioneer of the West

  • December 09, 2008
  • File Size 2.2MB

Download PDF Kathy Walsh’s training career intertwines so thoroughly with Washington’s Longacres Race Course that many people think she hails from the Pacific Northwest. Four times the leading trainer...

12/13/2008 Northeast Regional: Name Game

  • December 09, 2008
  • File Size 1.3MB

Download PDF As the world deals with the ongoing economic crisis, Thoroughbred owner and breeder Larry Goichman can rely on an old racing adage in these tough times: no one has ever committed suicide if...

12/6/2008 Southeast Regional: Bay Watch

  • December 02, 2008
  • File Size 2.8MB

Download PDF Once you come to Tampa Bay Downs, we expect you will return,” said Stella F. Thayer, president and treasurer of the Oldsmar, Fla., track. Horsemen and fans have been doing that this decade...

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