The Blood-Horse Regionals reports tagged

4/26/2014 Southwest: Stronger Than Storms

  • May 06, 2014
  • 1,427 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Sam Stevens has seen it all and keeps winning by Lenny Shulman There is a sandstorm blowing through the West Texas Plains, reports Sam E. Stevens, hardly bothered by the blowing dust. In fact, Stevens... Download

4/12/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Giant Start

  • April 22, 2014
  • 1,269 Downloads
  • File Size 3.1MB

Frost Giant is paying off for Andrew Cohen by Lenny Shulman Andrew Cohen, 57, is an amiable man, quick with a quip even if the punch line is inf licted upon himself. He has carved out a big career on Wall... Download

3/29/2014 Southwest: Investing in Texas

  • April 08, 2014
  • 1,636 Downloads
  • File Size 4.2MB

Century Acres a new player in Lone Star State by Esther Marr About 40 miles northwest of Houston, Texas, in an area known for the horse farms that populate its sandy soil and gently rolling hills, there... Download

3/22/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Solid as a Rock

  • April 01, 2014
  • 1,441 Downloads
  • File Size 3.1MB

Rockridge Stud and Lere Visagie are off to a fast start by Lenny Shulman Lere Visagie has broken from the gate like a rocket with his Rockridge Stud near Hudson, N.Y., a testament to his long track record... Download

3/8/2014 Southeast: Testing Partners

  • March 18, 2014
  • 1,688 Downloads
  • File Size 2.8MB

Florida herd helped shape today’s medication rules by Frank Angst While to observers they may look like any other horses enjoying the day in a paddock near Gainesville, Fla., the eight horses currently... Download

3/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Fine Vintage

  • March 11, 2014
  • 1,754 Downloads
  • 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

3/1/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: A New Heritage

  • March 11, 2014
  • 1,830 Downloads
  • File Size 2.5MB

Drs. Bowman, Louis Merryman offer new stallion operation in Maryland by Evan Hammonds Just as the Thoroughbred breeding industry in Maryland veered from the abyss, a pair of local upstarts with no land... Download

2/15/2014 Southwest: Comfortable Shave

  • February 25, 2014
  • 2,105 Downloads
  • File Size 3.1MB

Horses bed better thanks to S & S Farms' shavings by Gary McMillen It's 5:30 in the morning and a flat-bed truck with a bumper sticker that reads: "Eat Beef--The West Wasn't Won on... Download

2/8/2014 West Coast: Going to Town

  • February 19, 2014
  • 2,117 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Tom and Debi Stull thrive with Tommy Town Thoroughbreds by Tracy Gantz Most people have fond memories of the horse that lured them further into racehorse ownership. Not Tom Stull. His distinct recollection... Download

2/8/2014 Southeast: Back on the Bridle

  • February 19, 2014
  • 2,159 Downloads
  • File Size 1.7MB

John and Leslie Malone seek to revitalize historic Bridlewood Farm By Michael Compton If there is a template for success, it's a safe bet that John and Leslie Malone, the new owners of Bridlewood Farm... Download

2/8/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Pride of Pa.

  • February 19, 2014
  • 2,128 Downloads
  • File Size 4.6MB

Houghton family’s Sylmar Farm early home to Princess of Sylmar By Steve Haskin The Houghton family can best be described as straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting, portraying a slice of Americana many... Download

2/1/2014 Midwest/Canada: Steady Hand

  • February 11, 2014
  • 2,313 Downloads
  • 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

1/18/2014 Southwest: Rising Star

  • January 28, 2014
  • 812 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

Dr. Linda Robbins grows Starfish Stallions near Hot Springs by Evan Hammonds Dr. Linda Robbins didn't return to Arkansas to start a new stallion operation; getting more involved on the racing side... Download

1/18/2014 Southeast: Beyond Pleasant

  • January 28, 2014
  • 831 Downloads
  • File Size 1.6MB

Helen and Joe Barbazon step up for Florida at Pleasant Acres by Michael Compton Destiny, some believe, is not a matter of chance but of choice. For Joe and Helen Barbazon of Pleasant Acres Farm near Morriston... Download

1/11/2014 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Family Farming

  • January 22, 2014
  • 909 Downloads
  • File Size 3.2MB

Saratoga Stud bolstered by O'Cains and fifth-generation farmer Rick Burke. by Phil Janack Not 15 minutes from the main gate at Saratoga Race Course, along a paved, two-lane road that winds through... Download

1/11/2014 West Coast: Roaring Back

  • January 22, 2014
  • 979 Downloads
  • File Size 4.3MB

Smiling Tiger keys California upswing at Premier Thoroughbreds by Jack Shinar "Moneyball," The National best-selling book and successful 2011 movie, showed it was possible for the low-budget... Download

1/4/2014 Midwest/Canada: The Doctor Is In

  • January 14, 2014
  • 1,045 Downloads
  • File Size 3.4MB

Dr. George Sikora builds Mapleton Farm in Buckeye State by Steve Haskin Although Thoroughbred Racing has been reduced to a whisper around the country, the sport is actually causing quite a commotion in... Download

12/14/2013 West Coast: Rising Champ

  • December 26, 2013
  • 1,076 Downloads
  • File Size 5.6MB

Dick Barton expands his racing/breeding outfit with skilled people, business savvy, and luck by Eric Mitchell Richard “Dick” Barton is cruising well below the radar through California’s racing scene, but... Download

12/14/2013 Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Stepping Up

  • December 26, 2013
  • 1,040 Downloads
  • File Size 4.2MB

Dance to Bristol takes Ollie Figgins III to the big stage . by Esther Marr The Nov. 16 retirement ceremony at Laurel Park honoring three-time graded stakes winner Dance to Bristol was bittersweet for Ollie... Download

12/7/2013 Southwest: Double Barrel

  • December 17, 2013
  • 1,308 Downloads
  • File Size 5MB

Texan Wes Melcher aims high with his Double Infinity Ranch by Evan Hammonds While new Stallion operations and training centers are popping up in hot-bed regional markets such as New York and Maryland,... Download

12/7/2013 Southeast: Investing in Success

  • December 17, 2013
  • 1,239 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

Northwest Stud makes a commitment to excellence by Michael Compton Nestled on 250 acres inside the sprawling Nelson Jones Training Center near Ocala, Fla., Northwest Stud opened its gates for business... Download

11/9/2013 North East/Mid-Atlantic Regional: School's In

  • November 19, 2013
  • 1,317 Downloads
  • File Size 1.7MB

Morrisville State College prepares students for racing jobs by Lenny Shulman Nestled in a sleepy town along Route 20 in Central New York 30 miles southeast of Syracuse University and no more than 10 from... Download

10/26/2013 West Coast Regional: Clean Sweep

  • November 08, 2013
  • 1,243 Downloads
  • File Size 5.7MB

Hronis Racing tops California's major meets in 2013. by Tracy Gantz Kostas Hronis Claimed his first horse, Sleep Tight, with trainer John Sadler in February 2010, just as that year's 2-year-old... Download

4/27/2013 Southwest Regional: Sew Good

  • April 23, 2013
  • 1,406 Downloads
  • File Size 2.3MB

Betty Matthews’ silks are worn throughout North America by Gary McMillen It’s a windy morning in early spring and Betty Matthews is sitting on her porch swing, sipping a cup of coffee. A deep cushion of... Download

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