The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

January 16, 2016 - West Coast: Cal-breds Fill the Void

  • January 27, 2016
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Awards, stakes programs benefit owners of Cal-breds by Lenny Shulman As far as the racing community is concerned, California is considered an island—far enough removed geographically from other major jurisdictions...

December 26, 2015 - Midwest/Canada: Hometown Hawkeye

  • January 27, 2016
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Madison County Thoroughbred finds its niche in Iowa by Evan Hammonds While Pam Schutz isn’t the first person to fall in love with horses and want to turn her passion into her livelihood, she’s one of the...

January 9, 2016 - Southwest Regional: Sweet Success

  • January 21, 2016
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James and Phyllis Hodges work hard at horses By Gary McMillen Detour or Destiny? Sometimes an unexpected twist or turn can affect a life’s direction. For instance when the steam boiler exploded at itta...

December 12, 2015 - West Coast: Tough Love

  • January 04, 2016
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Jim Cassidy can train all types by Tracy Gantz Jim Cassidy didn’t set out to specialize in training tough horses. But as he continues to succeed with head cases that other trainers might have given up...

December 5, 2015 - Southwest: A&A Cleans Up

  • December 30, 2015
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Fred and Linda Alexander bring exciting sires to New Mexico by Lenny Shulman SometimeS it’S the Simple thingS that matter the most. Following the wishes of his ailing father a dozen years ago, Fred alexander...

December 5, 2015 - Southeast: Good Drama

  • December 30, 2015
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Hal Queen breeds royalty by Julie Hazelwood Castro Harold “Hal” Queen has gone from horseplayer to trainer to the proud owner of a homebred champion and Breeders’ Cup World Championships winner. Auspicious...

November 14, 2015 - Northeast / Mid-Atlantic: True Story

  • November 24, 2015
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La Verdad takes Sheila Rosenblum on a fun ride by Teresa Genaro It was practIcally dark when post time for the last race at Belmont Park rolled around Oct. 3. A dismal, cold, wet early fall day on which...

November 7, 2015 - West Coast: Going Greene

  • November 17, 2015
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Sue Greene continues her life with horses on Woodbridge Farm by Tracy Gantz Sue Greene is a Thoroughbred racing evangelist. Besides relying solely on breeding and raising horses to make her living, she's...

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