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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

Scott Blasi, an assistant to Steve Asmussen, the second winningest trainer in North America, had been caught on videotape speaking profanely about the stable’s injured horses.

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TDN | 4 hours ago

Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:49 PM ET

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Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago

With four victories in four starts this year, Palace Malice hopes to continue making a statement in the second half of the season when he races Aug. 2 in the grade I Whitney Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.

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Blood-Horse | 5 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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Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago

Coltimus Prime scored a commanding win in the Prince of Wales Stakes July 29 at Fort Erie, cruising wire to wire in the second leg in the Canadian Triple Crown.

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TDN | 6 hours ago

Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:02 PM ET

8th at FEX (Fort Erie)Prince of Wales S. [$500K]     Winner: Coltimus Prime by Milwaukee Brew
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DRF | 6 hours ago

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Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago

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DRF | 7 hours ago

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DRF | 7 hours ago

DRF handicapper Matt Bernier takes a closer look at juvenile races on Wednesday’s Del Mar card.

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Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago

Frank Angst’s Keeping Pace blog debuts with a look at the Breeders’ Cup Challenge series to date and automatic qualifiers Bayern, Taghrooda, and Big Macher.

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DRF | 10 hours ago

11 three-year-old trotters head behind the gate Saturday afternoon at the Meadowlands in search of Hambletonian glory.

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TDN | 10 hours ago

Posted: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:23 PM ET

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Farm Press Releases

Arrowfield Stud | 12 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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Arrowfield Stud | 3 days ago

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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 | 1 hour ago

THE ground for day two of Glorious Goodwood has been described as good to firm after approximately 5mm of water was applied to 80 per cent of the course since racing finished on Tuesday.

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Racing Post | 13 hours ago

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