The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

March 14, 2015 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Second Act

  • March 24, 2015
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Becky Thomas brings Sequel back better than ever by Terese Karmel The blinding snow and freshly painted black fences that ring the paddocks are a study in contrast this subzero morning at Sequel New York...

March 7, 2015 - Midwest/Canada: North Stars

  • March 17, 2015
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Adena Springs North boasted the top three sires in Canada for 2014. by Jennifer Morrison Almost half a century ago frank stronach surprised a business partner with news that he used some of his profits...

February 14, 2015 - Southwest: Rio Bravo

  • February 25, 2015
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Francisco Bravo’s River Oaks Farm offers top Oklahoma stallions by Lenny Shulman With a stallion roster that is superior in the region and decades of fine horsemanship behind it, River Oaks Farm near Sulphur...

February 14, 2015 - Southeast: Destined for Success

  • February 25, 2015
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Bill and Janet Grube put roots in Ocala by Michael Compton Bill and Janet Grube, owners of Destiny Oaks of Ocala, don’t believe in luck. But as the name of their farm suggests, they do believe in destiny...

February 7, 2015 - West Coast: Horse Power

  • February 18, 2015
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Retired BMW dealer Nick Alexander gets runners by Grazen by Tracy Gantz Nick Alexander never intended to enter the breeding business, let alone stand a stallion. LIke many other Thoroughbred owners, he...

January 24, 2015 - Southeast: Good and Lucky

  • February 03, 2015
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Eddie Plesa Jr. rewarded with Itsmyluckyday by Steve Haskin Like many other trainers, Eddie Plesa Jr. believes in karma, good luck charms, and whatever other-worldly powers that might give his horses an...

January 17, 2015 - Southwest: Crowne for a Song

  • January 27, 2015
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Songandaprayer puts Copper Crowne front and center by Lenny Shulman If you're a big believer in quality over quantity, the Stallion Station at Copper Crowne Equestrian Center near Opelousas, La., is...

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