The Blood-Horse Regionals

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

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...

12/10/11 Southwest Regional: Dobson Dials Up Success

  • December 06, 2011
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Oklahoma telecom mogul hits with Caleb’s Posse, takes equity interest in Three Chimneys Stallions Everett Dobson became a leader in the telecommunications industry by learning every aspect of the business...

11/19/11 West Coast: English Lessons

  • November 15, 2011
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Generations of the Johnston family rewarded with Acclamation Kentucky is far more likely than California to have multi-generational Thoroughbred farms. However, the Johnston family of California bucks...

11/12/11 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Big Ups Upstate

  • November 09, 2011
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McMahon of Saratoga turns 40 in style Forty years ago when Joe and Anne McMahon bought a 100-acre farm on Fitch Road a few miles east of Saratoga’s famed track, they could have decided to raise reindeer...

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