West Coast Regionals

The Blood-Horse Regionals reports tagged "West Coast Regionals"

January 25, 2020 - West Coast: California Calling

  • January 28, 2020
  • File Size 1.6MB

Mix of first-year stallions, veterans join 2020 ranks on West Coast By Evan Hammonds WHEN THE CALENDAR flips to a new year, there is an air of anticipation at Thoroghbred breeding farms around the country... Download

February 23, 2019 - West Coast: Golden State Return

  • March 16, 2019
  • File Size 4MB

Fasig-Tipton reignites its history in California By Tracy Gantz WHEN LEGENDARY MOTION PICTURE mogul Louis B. Mayer decided to leave the horse business in 1947, he wanted to do it in true Hollywood fashion... Download

January 27, 2018 - West Coast: Golden Eight

  • February 09, 2018
  • File Size 4.6MB

An octet of new stallions sets up shop in California for 2018 By Evan Hammonds THE ISSUES AND CONCERNS of the Thoroughbred breeding and commercial markets in California are no dif-ferent than the ones... Download

November 18, 2017 - West Coast: Quick Change for Champ

  • January 10, 2018
  • File Size 6.1MB

Barton family gives Champ Pegasus every chance to succeed By Tracy Gantz ONCE RICHARD BARTON sees a good deal, he doesn’t waste any time. He acquired his stallion prospect Champ Pegasus in one day and... Download

January 21, 2017 - West Coast: West Coast Swing

  • February 01, 2017
  • File Size 5.3MB

New stallions to California for 2017 by Evan Hammonds THE SUCCESS OF STALLIONS Lucky Pulpit—the sire of California Chrome—and Unusual Heat—the sire of 53 stakes winners, including champion Acclamation... Download

December 10, 2016 - West Coast: Hello, Daehling

  • January 10, 2017
  • File Size 6.8MB

Horses, grapes, trees thrive at Daehling Ranch by Tracy Gantz PRACTICALITY OFTEN DOESN’T RECEIVE the proper amount of credit or respect that the trait deserves. Joe Daehling has mastered the art of practicality... Download

11/8/2014 West Coast: Springtime for Horses

  • November 18, 2014
  • File Size 5.3MB

Ran Jan Racing excels ontrack and in aftercare. by Tracy Gantz Robert A. Naify and his wife, Jan Van de Bos, began their current Ran Jan Racing stable by purchasing a few horses from the estate of Naify... Download

1/12/2013 West Coast Regional: Generation Next

  • January 08, 2013
  • File Size 7.5MB

Emily Wygod builds on a family tradition by Lenny Shulman Emily Wygod is on the right side of the Thoroughbred business. As the daughter of industry giants Pam and Marty Wygod, she has the benefit of their... Download

12/15/2012 West Coast Regional: Bo Knows Horses

  • December 11, 2012
  • File Size 4.9MB

Bo Derek’s positive effect on the California Horse Racing Board by Lenny Shulman Bo Derek is talking about ways to enhance Thoroughbred racing’s stature among the mainstream American public when it’s suggested... Download

02/11/2012 West Coast: Life's a Beach

  • February 07, 2012
  • File Size 1.6MB

Noosa Beach shines for Doris and Jeff Harwood by Jack Shinar Doris and Jeff Harwood know that improbable dreams really can happen, that little guys can beat billionaires, and miracles come on four hooves... Download

12/17/11 West Coast: Heavy Lifting

  • December 13, 2011
  • File Size 3.7MB

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... Download

02/19/11 West Coast: Claims Adjuster

  • February 15, 2011
  • File Size 4.6MB

Not too many people campaign two millionaires in their lifetime. Don Van Kempen took it further and found his seven-figure earners via the claim box. For $25,000 in 2003, he claimed Moscow Burning. She... Download

01/29/11 West Coast: Special Treatment

  • January 25, 2011
  • File Size 4.9MB

As a heart surgeon who helped develop coronary bypass surgery—a procedure performed on more than 1.5 million people a year—Dr. Mark Dedomenico has dedicated his career to improving the lives of humans... Download

12/18/2010 West Coast: Still Soaring

  • December 14, 2010
  • File Size 5.6MB

Larry Mabee loves to watch people at the racetrack. The regulars in particular fascinate him because they come every single day and make up the backbone of the sport. “You need to recognize them,” Mabee... Download

11/16/2010 West Coast: Sharp Shooters

  • November 16, 2010
  • File Size 4.7MB

You look at Steve Bajer and John O’Hara moving around the sales at Keeneland each September and November, and they seem like two guys who took a wrong turn on the way to a fishing trip. Bajer, 62, and... Download

9/25/2010 West Coast: View from the Top

  • September 21, 2010
  • File Size 5.6MB

When Martin and Pam Wygod decided last June to sell their River Edge Farm near Buellton, the California breeding industry reeled. River Edge, after all, stood some of the state’s leading stallions. Would... Download

3/19/10 West Coast: Great Shape

  • March 22, 2010
  • File Size 1.9MB

Growing up in Arizona, Michael Talla rode bulls and bareback broncs at rodeos. These days he’s more likely to get his exercise on a state-of-the-art treadmill at the Sports Club L.A. and his horse fix... Download

2/20/2010 West Coast: Establishing a Legacy

  • February 22, 2010
  • File Size 3.2MB

When multiple graded stakes winner Papa Clem became available for stud duty in late January, Pete Parrella and several other prominent California breeders immediately leapt into action. They were determined... Download

1/16/10 West Coast: A Gem at Emerald

  • January 14, 2010
  • File Size 3.1MB

Recognition in the Thoroughbred industry comes slowly, if at all, for a horseman who plies his trade in the great Northwest. But for Howard Belvoir—a trainer, owner, and breeder who got his start in the... Download

12/12/09 West Coast: Acting Out

  • December 09, 2009
  • File Size 3MB

The Roman numeral in back of Don Ameche III’s name not only denotes his ancestral lineage, it also marks the third generation of his family that has been involved in the Thoroughbred business. Having entered... Download

11/11/09 West Coast: In The House

  • November 11, 2009
  • File Size 2.3MB

A ppaloosas brought Michael House to Thoroughbreds. The spotted horses carted his kids in show rings across the country and his silks on the California fair racing circuit. House even now sometimes keeps... Download

03/07/09 West Coast Regional: Future at the Fair

  • March 05, 2009
  • File Size 2.2MB

Download PDF Fairplex Park will launch what may be only the beginning of a complete makeover at the Barretts March sale in Pomona, Calif. The $1.3-million facelift is turning the Barretts sale pavilion... Download

02/14/09 West Coast Regional: Making a Difference

  • February 10, 2009
  • File Size 3.1MB

Download PDF Bob Fletcher well remembers the long, hard road to sobriety. He spent 41/2 months in and out of Arcadia Methodist Hospital near Santa Anita Park, both his racetrack job and his marriage in... Download

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