The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

3/17/2012: Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Bottom Up

  • March 14, 2012
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Beverly Least and family make Foggy Bottom Farm a top breaking and training outfit. by Lenny Shulman When the improving fortunes of New York racing and breeding are considered, most of the discussion is...

3/10/2012 Southeast: OK in Ocala

  • March 05, 2012
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Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. key to Central Florida horsemen by Deirdre B. Biles The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s mission is simple, according to Mike O’Farrell, who has served as the Central Florida auction...

3/3/2012 Midwest/Canada: High Flyer

  • February 29, 2012
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Mark Casse’s ‘crazy good’ run By Jennifer Morrison Mark Casse has referred to his vast Thoroughbred training business at Woodbine racetrack as a “well-oiled machine” that runs smoothly from the early morning...

2/25/2012 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: The Keane Team

  • February 22, 2012
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Dr. Winslow Stevens and Phillipe Lasseur make Keane Stud attractive to clients by Esther Marr When Jim Edwards retired in the 1980s and sold Keane Stud, his thriving Thoroughbred nursery near Amenia, N...

02/18/2012 Southwest: Heartland of America

  • February 14, 2012
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Bigheart Thoroughbreds steps up in Oklahoma by Lenny Shulman So, what is the logical career path for a longtime obstetrics/gynecology practitioner and nurse midwife looking to change professions? If you...

02/11/2012 West Coast: Life's a Beach

  • February 07, 2012
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Noosa Beach shines for Doris and Jeff Harwood by Jack Shinar Doris and Jeff Harwood know that improbable dreams really can happen, that little guys can beat billionaires, and miracles come on four hooves...

02/11/2012 Southeast: Junior Class

  • February 07, 2012
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Longtime trainer Junior Serna keeps sending out winners by Bill Giauque Now in his sixth decade as a horseman, Junior Serna of Ocala, Fla., and Lambholm South could best be described as a “stayer.” A stayer...

02/04/12 Northeast/MidAtlantic: Branching Out

  • February 04, 2012
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By Jason Shandler Vinery jumps into New York breeding, stallion businesses Tom Ludt does not consider himself a visionary, but he does understand the horse racing industry very well, and that is why in...

02/04/12 Midwest/Canada: Catching a Break

  • February 04, 2012
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By Lenny Shulman Janice and Scott Jordan's Breakaway Farm Grows With Indiana While New York is getting plenty of attention as a destination for breeders looking to take advantage of casino-enhanced...

01/21/12 Southeast: Blockbuster

  • January 19, 2012
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By Bill Giauque Ocala Stud roars back among top breeders. Ocala Stud is the setting for the longest-running Thoroughbred epic in Florida, which features tragedy and triumph, struggle and success. The story...

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