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Breeders' Cup 2017

HRN Original Blog:
Portrait of a Thoroughbred
Posted Thursday, August 17, 2017
Enjoy photos from the 35th running of the Arlington Million at Arlington Park.
Posted Thursday, July 13, 2017
With fresh faces and returning ones, equine and human alike, it was a wonderful day at one of the jewels of the Thoroughbred circuit.
Posted Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Nestled in the northwest suburbs of Chicagoland, Arlington Park is a pleasure to visit rain or shine.
Posted Monday, May 08, 2017
HRN's Heidi Carpenter braved the rain to capture Kentucky Oaks Day in photos.
Posted Monday, May 08, 2017
With the rush of the 2017 Kentucky Derby and a promising colt still fresh in our minds, enjoy the day all over again through the photos of Heidi Carpenter.
Posted Monday, April 24, 2017
On hiatus last year, the 1 1/8 miles Illinois Derby (G3) returned to Hawthorne Race Course for 2017. Once regarded a Kentucky Derby prep, the Illinois Derby has unfortunately been left out of the Derby points system.
Posted Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Experience the biggest day of Keeneland's Spring Meet through the words and photos of Heidi Carpenter.
Posted Monday, December 26, 2016
Look back at the 2016 racing season through the beautiful photos of Heidi Carpenter.
Posted Sunday, November 27, 2016
Heidi Carpenter was there to capture Clark Handicap day/night in photos.
Posted Saturday, November 05, 2016
The turf and early afternoon slant of the California sun differed from yesterday's Distaff, but the result of the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (Gr. I) was a flashback to the narrow margin of victory between supermare Beholder and superfilly Songbird in that race. Queen's Trust (GB) and Frankie Dettori won the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf by a nose over Lady Eli, with Avenge third and Seventh Heaven (IRE) fourth. The final time for the 1-¼ miles was 1:57.75. Queen’s Trust, a homebred three-year-old Dansili filly, is trained by Sir Michael Stoute and owned by Cheveley Park Stud.
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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.

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

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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