The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

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...

01/21/12 Southwest: Open Company

  • January 19, 2012
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By Gary McMillen Coteau Grove Farm set to compete with the best. Keith Myers is tired of talk that comes to nothing. Myers is one of those rare individuals who insists on getting ahead of the curve and...

01/14/12 West Coast: Bounce-Back Year

  • January 10, 2012
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Vessels Stallion Farm enjoys resurgence after tragic 2010 Kash Vessels held his 25-day-old daughter while sitting in the office of Vessels Stallion Farm shortly before Christmas. “Her name is Kendall Grace...

01/07/12 Midwest/Canada: Still the One

  • January 04, 2012
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Still Creek gains a fine reputation in Hoosier State Mud-splattered weanlings kick up their heels in a paddock on a frigid morning in early December at Still Creek Farm, playfully nudging one another in...

12/17/11 Northeast/MidAtlantic:Northview Times Two

  • December 13, 2011
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Stallion operation covers all the bases in Maryland, Pennsylvania Northview Stallion Station first opened its doors in 1989 with plenty of history behind it and seemingly blue skies ahead. The stallion...

12/17/11 West Coast: Heavy Lifting

  • December 13, 2011
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Dana and Jimmy Barnes make Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert's barn run smoothly. Jimmy and Dana Barnes’ road to Bob Baffert’s employ began on horseback at Golden Gate Fields in 1983. The couple met...

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