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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

TDN | 5 hours ago

Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 9:33 PM ET

It was a packed day of racing across the globe Sunday, with graded stakes in Ireland, France, the US, Canada,…

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DRF | 5 hours ago

Fooled Again ran his record to 2 for 2 with an upset victory Sunday in the $50,000 Auburn Handicap at Emerald Downs.

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Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago

A quartet of trainer Wesley Ward’s Royal Ascot hopefuls each breezed a half-mile on the turf at Arlington International Racecourse May 24.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Horses to watch from Pocono Downs.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Bob Pandolfo’s Sharp Horses and Track Trends report featuring horses from Northfield, Harrington, Yonkers and others.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Horses to watch from Monticello Raceway.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Matt Rose’s analysis of the Monday 5/25 card at Yonkers Raceway.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Garnet Barnsdale’s analysis of the Monday 5/25 card at Mohawk Racetrack.

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DRF | 8 hours ago

Trainer Jimmy Takter has seen his share of great trotters over the years and he thinks Father Patrick is among them. Along with Great Vintage and Radar Contact, the trio won stakes races on Sunday afternoon at Harrah’s Philadelphia.

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TDN | 8 hours ago

Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 6:01 PM ET

5th at SAX (Santa Anita)Maiden Special Weight     Winner: Super Majesty by Super Saver
Super Majesty (Super Saver) wins her debut at Santa Anit…

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DRF | 9 hours ago

Plan A for Stiffed was a second-level allowance. When that race didn’t fill, trainer John Mazza went to Plan B, the $75,000 Monmouth Beach Stakes, which Stiffed won as the longest shot on the board.

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Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago

Ashleyluvssugar showed his upset win over Finnegans Wake in the March 21 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) was no fluke May 24, when the 4-year-old gelding closed to capture the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes (gr. IIT).

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TDN | 9 hours ago

Posted: Sunday, May 24, 2015 5:07 PM ET

8th at WOX (Woodbine)GIII Selene S.     Winner: Ol’ Fashion Gal by Sky Mesa
Ol’ Fashion Gal (Sky Mesa) wins the GIII Selene S. at Woodbine.

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Farm Press Releases

The nation’s leading sire Tapit added to his list of stakes winners on Saturday when A Lot rolled to a 5 ¾-length victory in Belmont Park’s $100,000 Paradise Creek S…

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Arrowfield Stud | 2 days ago

Strawberry Boy at Doomben & La Amistad at Flemington completed the fifth stakes double this season for their champion sire…

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Arrowfield Stud | 2 days ago

Not A Single Doubt’s run of stakes-winning success continued when Into the Red put himself back in the black at Doomben…

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Arrowfield Stud | 2 days ago

2YO filly Manhattan Light stuck on well to run second at Flemington for owner-breeder Teeley Assets & trainer Gai Waterhouse…

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American Lion’s first-time starter Golden Ray became the first winner for the Darby Dan stallion April 22 at Gulfstream Park…

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Arrowfield Stud | 5 days ago

No prizes for guessing which of the last five Kentucky Derby winners ran further and finished faster than American Pharaoh, California Chrome, Orb or I’ll Have Another…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

When most people think about careers in horse racing, they assume the only options are owners, jockeys, and trainers. While all of these careers are very important, it takes an entire army of professionals to get a horse to the race track. If you’re interested in working in the horse racing industry, here are some […]

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Cheyenne Stables’ 4-year-old filly Easy Living will head the post parade in Monday’s $200,000 Critical Eye S. at Belmont Park…

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Sustainable looks for her first career Graded stakes win when she tackles a field of 100% stakes mares in the $150,000 Vagrancy H. (G3) on May 16th at Belmont Park…

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European Racing News

Racing Post | 1 hour ago

MARCO BOTTI’S Fanciful Angel and the Ger Lyons-trained Cappella Sansevero represent Britain and Ireland in the German 2,000 Guineas, with hopes high for both raiders.

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Racing Post | 13 hours ago

HANS HOLBEIN and Kilimanjaro remained the only Aidan O’Brien-trained Investec Derby contenders widely quoted by bookmakers on Sunday night after an Irish 1,000 Guineas day that did not produce an obvious third Ballydoyle Epsom runner.

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European Racing | Royal Ascot | 2 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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