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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.

Horse Racing Headlines

Blood-Horse | 27 mins ago

Twisted Tom, a sophomore gelding by Creative Cause, proved much the best against his elders with a three-length victory in the Empire Classic after running down the pacesetting Control Group.

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DRF | 2 hours ago

Hannelore Hanover led the Burke brigade in the Breeders Crown Open Trot division on Saturday night at Hoosier Park, capturing the first of two $25,000 eliminations and leading a sweep along with stablemate Crazy Wow in the second. Hannelore Hanover and Crazy Wow were both steered by Yannick Gingras, and the two took almost identical paths to victory.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

When the October sale takes place Oct. 23-26, Jeff and Melissa Prunzik will see seven yearlings go through the ring offered by their Stone Bridge as agent.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

When the October sale takes place Oct. 23-26, Jeff and Melissa Prunzik will see seven yearlings go through the ring offered by their Stone Bridge as agent.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

Jeff Bonde will bring a freshly minted graded stakes winner back to his California base after Miss Sunset wore down pacesetter Chalon in deep stretch to win the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) by a half-length.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

Jeff Bonde will bring a freshly minted graded stakes winner back to his California base after Miss Sunset wore down pacesetter Chalon in deep stretch to win the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (G2) by a half-length.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

Back racing in the state of his birth for just the second time in his career, Three Diamonds Farm’s Bonus Points stormed home to take the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Oct. 21 at Laurel Park.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

Back racing in the state of his birth for just the second time in his career, Three Diamonds Farm’s Bonus Points stormed home to take the $150,000 Maryland Million Classic Oct. 21 at Laurel Park.

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DRF | 2 hours ago

BCZ Middleton returned to her favorite track and that plus a key scratch helped her successfully defend her title in the $30,000 Princess Of Palms Stakes on Saturday at Turf Paradise.

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DRF | 3 hours ago

Metro Pace champion Lost In Time, along with Stay Hungry and Karpathian Kid, won the trio of $20,000 Breeders Crown 2-Year-Old Colt Pace eliminations on Saturday night at Hoosier Park.

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DRF | 3 hours ago

Maryland native Nik Juarez had a successful homecoming at Laurel Park on Saturday, winning three of the seven stakes on Maryland Million Day, topped off by Bonus Points’ rallying victory in the $150,000 Classic.

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DRF | 3 hours ago

Walter Case Jr., who was making his first driving appearance in nearly nine years on Saturday (10/21), showed little sign of rust while winning three races on a picture perfect mid-autumn afternoon at Scarborough Downs.

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Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago

In a thrilling, heart-pounding finish, the oldest runner in a field of eight came back in the last two strides to nip Robert Kinsley’s Modem in the Far Hills Races’ $400,000 Grand National by a nose.

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Farm Press Releases

Evaluator went from the back of the field early on to be first on the wire by a nose in the $250,000 Sleepy Hollow S. Saturday afternoon at Belmont Park…

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Into Mischief’s multiple stakes-winning filly Miss Sunset got her first graded stakes win on Saturday afternoon at Keeneland in the $250,000 Raven Run S. (G2)…

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Limited View overcame a near-disastrous start to win the $100,000 Maryland Million Lassie S. Saturday at Laurel Park…

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Blu Moon Ace rolled to a comfortable three-length win in Saturday’s $100,000 Maryland Million Sprint at Laurel Park…

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The 2-year-old colt Quip became Distorted Humor’s newest TDN Rising Star after his dominating performance in Keeneland’s seventh race today…

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WinStar Farm announced 2018 stud fees for its 22-stallion roster on Thursday, again headed by…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

Cheyenne Stables and Mac Nichol’s Madefromlucky collared Turco Bravo inside the final furlong to capture the 1 5/8-miles Temperence Hill Inv. Sunday at Belmont Park…

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Madefromlucky will carry a top weight of 124 pounds in Sunday’s $200,000 Temperence Hill S. at Belmont Park…

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Cheyenne Stables’ Paige battled gallantly in the stretch of Saturday’s $150,000 All Along S. at Laurel Park…

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European Racing News

The very popular Road to Cheltenham series commences at an earlier stage this season, with the Follow The Money team keeping an eye of some of the key 2018 Festival markets following racing over the weekend…

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Betfair has welcomed the British Horseracing Authority’s announcement that all races at the Cheltenham Festival will move to 48-hour declarations as of next year…

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European Racing | Royal Ascot | 4 years ago

Ascot Racecourse is possibly the most famous horse racing track in the world, and home to the year’s most celebrated event, the Royal Ascot 2013. All you need to know here. The Ascot Racecourse is as famous as it is old. First established in the 1700s by Queen Anne of England, it has been the […]

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