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An American Dream Come True
by Glenye Cain Oakford

There would be no Little Mike if a mare hadn’t fallen for Carlo Vaccarezza, and there would be no Little Mike if Vaccarezza hadn’t fallen for a stallion. The way Vaccarezza tells it, his decision to breed those two horses was more impulse than plan, but it resulted in the best horse he’s ever bred--and one of the world’s most versatile turf runners.

Click here to read the entire article written by Glenye Cain Oakford exclusively for TCI.

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Horse Racing Headlines

TDN | 1 hour ago

Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 10:37 AM ET

3rd at GWD (GOODWOOD)G2 bet365 Lennox S.     Winner: Es Que Love (Ire) by Clodovil (Ire)
Es Que Love (Ire) (Clodovil {Ire}) wins Goodwood’s …

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DRF | 2 hours ago

Grade 1 winner and pensioned sire Beau Genius was euthanized July 25 at Ballena Vista Farm in Ramona, Calif., due to declining health. He was 29.

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DRF | 2 hours ago

Jeremey Day’s analysis of the Wednesday 7/30 card at Balmoral Park.

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DRF | 2 hours ago

Ken Walters’ analysis of the Wednesday 7/30 card at Northfield Park.

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Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago

Monmouth Park, Saratoga, Del Mar, Europe, Parx, Canterbury, Woodbine & More!

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DRF | 3 hours ago

Keeneland has put its plans to build a parlor for slot-machine-like devices on hold “indefinitely” because of its recent selection as the host of the Breeders’ Cup two-day event in 2015, the track’s chief operating officer confirmed Tuesday.

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DRF | 3 hours ago

The perception from this corner when looking at Sebastian K’s arrival on these shores, is that with each passing week there is a change in how his superiority is being perceived and challenged.

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Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago

Ron Sanchez will send former hype horse Social Inclusion–coming off a career-worst seventh in the July 27 Haskell Invitational (gr. I)–to trainer Chad Brown in hopes of hitting the restart button on the colt’s career.

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DRF | 4 hours ago

Trainer Chad Brown said Tuesday that Social Inclusion will join his stable at Saratoga on Wednesday. The seventh-place finisher in Sunday’s Grade 1 Haskell, Social Inclusion is owned by Rontos Racing Stable and has been based at Gulfstream Park throughout his 3-year-old campaign with Manny Azpurua.

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Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago

Owner Kaleem Shah believes in giving horses time to succeed.

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West Virginia horseracing’s transition to new medication rules has not gone smoothly. Since the so-called Mid-Atlantic Uniform Medication and Testing Program went into effect on July 9, dozens of…

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TDN | 14 hours ago

Posted: Monday, July 28, 2014 9:40 PM ET

Toormore (Ire) tries to get back on track in Goodwood’s G2 Lennox S…R Free Roll splashes to victory in the…

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Blood-Horse | 15 hours ago

J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the group I Sussex Stakes at Glorious Goodwood.

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Farm Press Releases

Arrowfield Stud | 21 hours ago

All Salsa’s win last week was notable for young jockey Sam Clipperton and the filly’s owner-breeders, the Esplin family…

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Rainbow Heir, a 4-year-old colt by Journeyman Stud stallion Wildcat Heir, romped to an easy victory in the $130,000 Teddy Drone Stakes on Sunday, July 27, at Monmouth Park.

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For the second time in two days, a Super Saver 2-year-old put on an impressive show in a Saratoga maiden special weight contest…

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Arrowfield Stud | 2 days ago

Redoute’s Choice and Snitzel are now only days away from completing an unprecedented quinella in the 2014 Australian General Sires’ Premiership…

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Arrowfield Stud | 3 days ago

Not A Single Doubt will end the 2013/14 season as Australia’s leading sire of 2YOs by winners, with a total unmatched in the past 14 years…

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Tapit’s 3-year-old colt Coup de Grace, already a winner of the Grade 3 Bay Shore S. this April, got his second black-type win of the year in Saturday’s $200,000 Amsterdam S. (G2)…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

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Originally posted on bloodstock in the bluegrass:
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European Racing News

Racing Post | 2 hours ago

PAUL HANAGAN has been stood down from his remaining rides on the opening day of Glorious Goodwood having suffered a fall aboard White Nile in the bet365 Summer Stakes.

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Racing Post | 3 hours ago

ES QUE LOVE landed a first Group 2 success under Adam Kirby having fought off the Richard Hannon-trained pair of Toormore and Anjaal in a sustained duel to the line.

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