• Long shot Stormy Lucy (65-1) upsets the Matriarch (G1) at Del Mar in the last stride. Posted 1 day ago
  • Dortmund romps home a winner in the Native Diver.Posted 2 days ago
  • Commissioner much the best in the Hawthorne Gold Cup.Posted 2 days ago
  • Chiropractor edges March for a Hollywood Derby win at 14-1.Posted 2 days ago
  • Airoforce takes to the dirt in a big way, pulling away to win the Kentucky Jockey Club.Posted 2 days ago
  • Carina Mia turns back Stageplay in the Golden Rod.Posted 2 days ago
  • Tonalist with a late rush to just get up in the Cigar Mile!Posted 2 days ago
  • Forever Unbridled outduels Carrumba to the wire in the Comely.Posted 2 days ago
  • Mohaymen an impressive winner of Aqueduct's nine furlong Remsen.Posted 2 days ago
  • Lewis Bay runs to her odds in the Demoiselle.Posted 2 days ago

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Portrait of a Thoroughbred
Posted Saturday, November 07, 2015
More Great Breeders' Cup Photos from Heidi Carpenter...
Posted Monday, November 02, 2015
Heidi Carpenter was there to capture the Breeders' Cup in Photos, starring American Pharoah, the horse of a lifetime.
Posted Saturday, October 31, 2015
Breeders' Cup day one captured in photos by HRN photographer, Heidi Carpenter.
Posted Tuesday, October 06, 2015
An emotional farewell to Wise Dan, and a big day of racing at Keeneland for Shadwell Turf Mile day -- Heidi Carpenter was there to capture all the action.
Posted Monday, August 17, 2015
Check out all the action from Arlington Million Day through the camera lens of Heidi Carpenter...
Posted Friday, August 14, 2015
I visited Arlington Park Friday morning to catch some of the Arlington Million day contenders galloping.
Posted Monday, July 13, 2015
Saturday was Arlington Million Preview Day at Arlington Park, and no one captured the action better than Heidi Carpenter.
Posted Sunday, April 19, 2015
Saturday at Hawthorne was special to Heidi Carpenter for three reasons: the Sixty Sails Handicap, the 58th running of the Illinois Derby, and for personal reasons, race 4--a MdSpWt.
Posted Wednesday, April 08, 2015
There are not many places with more natural beauty than Keeneland, and Heidi Carpenter was there on Blue Grass Day to capture the action.
Posted Sunday, December 28, 2014
Heidi Carpenter is back with more of her most memorable photos from 2014.
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 Meet Heidi Carpenter


An equestrian since 1986, Heidi has loved horses for as long as she can remember. She fell in love with the sport and history of Thoroughbred racing as a young girl after reading about the great champions of yesteryear, including Man o' War, Lexington, Equipoise, and Citation.

Always very visual and imaginative, Heidi has a great interest in the stories, connections and images abound in Thoroughbred racing. She also enjoys studying pedigrees and racing history.

The first Kentucky Derby Heidi watched was in 1991, and the first racehorse she fell in love with was Cigar. Her all-time favorites include Ruffian, Black Caviar, Man o' War, Dr. Fager, John Henry and Winter Memories.

Heidi lives in the suburbs of Chicago with her husband (who is also a racing fan) and four cats, and has her beloved horse, Limerick, boarded nearby. Registered as Amanda Bry, Limerick is a 1991-model OTTB mare that Heidi has had since 1996. Heidi also runs Racing Reviewer.

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