The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

February 18, 2017 - Southeast: Major Makeover in Ocala

  • March 08, 2017
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Renovations at OBS to move sale outfit forward By Ron Mitchell MICHAEL O’FARRELL’S PROFESSIONAL LIFE has been inextricably tied to the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co., the Central Florida sales entity he chairs...

February 4, 2017 - Canada: Carrying On

  • February 07, 2017
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John and Doris Carey Optimistic at T.C. Westmeath Stud By Jennifer Morrison WHEN JOHN CAREY visited Ontario for the first time from his homeland in Ireland, he was in his 20s and planned to stay only a...

January 28, 2017 - Southeast: Next Step

  • February 07, 2017
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Tristan de Meric is making his own way in the Thoroughbred business By Erin Shea PINHOOKING AND PREPARING young horses for the racetrack are not easy. Not only does one need a good eye for what makes a...

January 21, 2017 - West Coast: West Coast Swing

  • February 01, 2017
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New stallions to California for 2017 by Evan Hammonds THE SUCCESS OF STALLIONS Lucky Pulpit—the sire of California Chrome—and Unusual Heat—the sire of 53 stakes winners, including champion Acclamation...

January 14, 2017 - Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Head East

  • January 31, 2017
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Booming state-bred programs lift incoming stallion rosters by Evan Hammonds THE PURSES AND MONEY available to breeders and owners through the New York Thoroughbred Breeding & Development Funds have...

January 7, 2017 - Southwest Regional: Down off the Saddle

  • January 17, 2017
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Curt and Rachael Bourque find peace at 5B Farm by Gary McMillen EVERYBODY HAS A SECRET garden. It might be listening to the waves on a secluded beach. It might be a winter night next to the fireplace with...

December 24, 2016 - Midwest/Canada: Quick Entrance

  • January 17, 2017
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Anthony Bilotta jumps right into Peaceful Valley Farms by Erin Shea WHEN ANTHONY BILOTTA made a trip to Alberta, Canada, to see his son graduate from Olds College he didn’t expect to make a major life...

December 10, 2016 - West Coast: Hello, Daehling

  • January 10, 2017
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Horses, grapes, trees thrive at Daehling Ranch by Tracy Gantz PRACTICALITY OFTEN DOESN’T RECEIVE the proper amount of credit or respect that the trait deserves. Joe Daehling has mastered the art of practicality...

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