The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

3/16/2013 Southeast Regional: On the Road

  • March 12, 2013
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

2/9/2012 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Regional: Sweet Candy

  • February 05, 2013
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CandyLand Farm’s Herb and Ellen Moelis have raised millions for retired racehorses by Steve Haskin Along the magical road through CandyLand, you will find Queen Frostine, Princess Lolly, Lord Licorice...

2/9/2013 Southeast Regional: On the Square

  • February 05, 2013
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Plain-talking Eddie Plesa Jr. may be having his lucky day By Mike Berardino Like her husband, Laurie Plesa grew up around Thoroughbred horse racing. Her father, Joe Servis, was a Hall of Fame jockey. Her...

2/9/2013 West Coast Regional: Out of This World

  • February 05, 2013
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Linda Madsen brings Thoroughbreds to Milky Way Farm by Tracy Gantz Linda Madsen can’t point to one incident in her life that put her on the path to Thoroughbreds. It could have been that first visit to...

2/2/2013 Midwest/Canada Regional: Facing the Challenge

  • January 29, 2013
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Tom Roche makes a go of it at his Carmalley Valley Farm in Missouri. by Claire Novak Success in thoroughbred racing is difficult to find and producing the “big horse” is even harder, yet hundreds of small...

1/19/2013 Southwest Regional: Trophy Presentation

  • January 23, 2013
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Richard Hessee brings Brahms and The Daddy to Arkansas’ Trophy Club by Lenny Shulman While stallion owners in Thoroughbred breeding hotbeds such as Kentucky and New York compete tooth-and-nail to attract...

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