The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

10/26/2013 West Coast Regional: Clean Sweep

  • November 08, 2013
  • File Size 5.7MB

Hronis Racing tops California's major meets in 2013. by Tracy Gantz Kostas Hronis Claimed his first horse, Sleep Tight, with trainer John Sadler in February 2010, just as that year's 2-year-old...

4/27/2013 Southwest Regional: Sew Good

  • April 23, 2013
  • File Size 2.3MB

Betty Matthews’ silks are worn throughout North America by Gary McMillen It’s a windy morning in early spring and Betty Matthews is sitting on her porch swing, sipping a cup of coffee. A deep cushion of...

4/6/2013 Midwest/Canada Regional: Flower Power

  • April 02, 2013
  • File Size 1.5MB

Henry Mast goes from greenhouses to winner’s circle by Esther Marr One of Michigan-based Thoroughbred owner/breeder Henry Mast’s life mottos—“Business is easy”—is etched on a sign on his office door. The...

3/30/2013 Southwest Regional: Loose and Free

  • March 26, 2013
  • File Size 1.6MB

Terry Gabriel instills teamwork at Pelican State Thoroughbreds by Gary McMillen Terry Gabriel has mastered the art of deception. In his role of owner and manager of Pelican State Thoroughbreds, Gabriel...

3/16/2013 Southeast Regional: On the Road

  • March 12, 2013
  • File Size 2.3MB

Jonathan Sheppard keeps on moving and winning by Esther Marr On a blustery day in late February, Hall of Fame trainer Jonathan Sheppard made a sidetrip to Kentucky, taking a rare break from his demanding...

3/9/2013 Southeast Regional: Proud Transition

  • March 05, 2013
  • File Size 1.5MB

Bridlewood Farm retains its class in a changing role. by Michael Compton The late Arthur I. Appleton will forever be remembered for building up Bridlewood Farm near Ocala, Fla., into one of the industry...

3/2/2013 Midwest/Canada Regional: Saved For Now

  • February 26, 2013
  • File Size 2MB

Two-year agreement buys time for Ontario racing by Alex Campbell It's been quite a year for those in the Ontario horse racing industry since the provincial government announced in February 2012 its...

2/23/2013 Northeast/Mid Atlantic Regional: First Edition

  • February 20, 2013
  • File Size 2.4MB

Vivien Malloy enjoys New York’s revival by Claire Novak It Is foaling season at Edition Farm, and in the deeply straw-bedded stalls of a cozy barn, the miracle of new life occurs. As a mare stretches around...

2/16/2013 Southwest Regional: Bart Time

  • February 12, 2013
  • File Size 3.3MB

From polo champion to Wasted Tears, Bart Evans knows horses by Lenny Shulman For a man who got to the racetrack via an unorthodox route, breeder/owner/trainer Bart Evans is a big fan of tradition. He cherishes...

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