Midwest Regionals

The Blood-Horse Regionals reports tagged "Midwest Regionals"

March 2, 2019 - Midwest/Canada: Taming The West

  • March 19, 2019
  • File Size 2MB

Pierre Esquirol makes a go of it in western Canada By Jennifer Morrison YOU CAN'T KEEP A PASSIONATE, hard-working horseman down. Pierre Esquirol is as determined a Thoroughbred breeder as you will... Download

December 23, 2017 - Midwest/Canada: Opportunity Knocks

  • January 24, 2018
  • File Size 3.4MB

R Star Stallions takes advantage of Indiana breeding program By Alicia Wincze Hughes LEIGH ANN HOPPER pauses mid-sentence to acknowledge she is well aware she keeps repeating herself. As the Indiana native... Download

January 3, 2015 - Midwest/Canada: Horsepower

  • January 13, 2015
  • File Size 2.2MB

Iowa's Dennis Albaugh collects Chevys, racehorses by Lenny Shulman Dennis Albaugh tends to do things big once he gets involved in something. So his entrance nine years ago into the world of Thoroughbreds... Download

3/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Fine Vintage

  • March 11, 2014
  • File Size 2.3MB

Stallion business growing at Leigh Ann and Kerry Hopper’s RichWine Farm by Claire Novak When Leigh Ann Hopper talks about building an Indiana breeding operation from the ground up with her husband, Kerry... Download

2/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Steady Hand

  • February 11, 2014
  • File Size 2.8MB

Mapleville Farms and Sherry McLean stay stable in changing times by Lenny Shulman In the mIdst of the instability that has befallen the Thoroughbred industry in Ontario over the past two years, at least... Download

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... Download

4/7/2012 Midwest/Canada: True North

  • April 03, 2012
  • File Size 6.4MB

Adena Springs Canada contributes mightily to Frank Stronach’s top-shelf operation By Lenny Shulman What goes up sometimes comes down. Regional markets for Thoroughbreds seem in a constant dance of rising... Download

3/3/2012 Midwest/Canada: High Flyer

  • February 29, 2012
  • File Size 7.6MB

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... Download

04/09/2011 Midwest/Canada: Friends and Family

  • April 05, 2011
  • File Size 4.1MB

A year ago, in April 2010, a fire swept through a broodmare barn at Indiana Stallion Station, and despite the valiant efforts of the farm’s staff, more than a dozen horse perished, including some broodmares... Download

03/05/11 Midwest/Canada: Tree Top

  • March 01, 2011
  • File Size 4.2MB

When a horse finds its best stride and is good enough to knock down a couple of grade I races, it’s rarely a case of being an overnight sensation. Behind every “big horse” is usually a breeder or owner... Download

12/25/2010 Midwest: Hoosiers Go Higher

  • December 21, 2010
  • File Size 6.2MB

Indiana is known as the “Crossroads of America” because of its central location and interstate highway system. The state’s horse racing industry has benefited from a geographical perspective, given Indiana... Download

4/10/2010 Midwest / Canada: Running At the River

  • April 14, 2010
  • File Size 2.9MB

A manhole cover between the clubhouse and paddock tells the tale. It reads "1925 Union Gas and Electric Co." That was the year Coney Island racetrack held its first meet adjacent to the Ohio... Download

3/5/2010 Midwest / Canada: North Stars

  • March 08, 2010
  • File Size 3.5MB

The mid-to-late 20th century in Thoroughbred racing is commonly described as the “golden years” of the sport, referring to the strength, stamina, and sheer brilliance of a number of that time period’s... Download

1/2/10 Midwest: Mission Accomplished

  • January 06, 2010
  • File Size 2.8MB

Innovation. Progress. Leadership. These are just a few of the words used over the years to describe what David Willmot has brought to the horse racing industry in Ontario since he bulled his way into the... Download

04/25/09 Midwest/Canada Regional: Husky Times

  • April 21, 2009
  • File Size 338.2kB

No matter what the industry, trends in America are often said to start in California and move east. But for the horse industry, Iowa, smack in the middle of the nation’s breadbasket, represents a microcosm... Download

03/28/09 Midwest Regional: Mastering Michigan

  • March 24, 2009
  • File Size 843kB

As breeder/owner Marilyn McMaster looked at splashy photographs of yearlings galloping across lush pastures, her favorite gray mare posing beneath a weeping willow tree, and her intricately self-built... Download

02/28/09 Midwest/Canada Regional: Fleet Field

  • February 24, 2009
  • File Size 1MB

Download PDF Sometimes breeders have to wait a long time to see their labor blossom to fruition. On other occasions they have to wait a really long time. But for Mike Carroll and John C. Harvey Jr., the... Download

01/31/09 Midwest/Canada Regional: "Cam-do Attitude"

  • January 29, 2009
  • File Size 1.5MB

Download PDF Camelia Casby isn’t the first person in Thoroughbred racing who learned about the game the hard way. However, she stuck it out, found a certain level of success, and possesses a positive outlook... Download

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