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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: Monday, September 29, 2014 11:50 PM ET

Confidence is high as Goffs Orby Kicks off in Kildare…Sea The Moon Heads to Lanwades Stud in…

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DRF | 4 hours ago

The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall yearling sale concluded on Monday with decreased figures across the board compared with 2013.

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Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago

Hillwood Stable landed the top two highest-priced yearlings at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic fall sale, which saw declines in all three key economic indicators at the one-day sale Sept. 29

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Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago

There may be a reprieve for live racing at Suffolk Downs even though the track’s ownership group announced that they would not apply for dates in 2015.

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Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago

The Daily Racing Form/National Thoroughbred Racing Association National Handicapping Championship anticipates a record total purse money for the 2015 event, which will cap the 2014 contest season.

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Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago

New York Racing Association director of television and interactive platforms Dan Silver said plans to offer racing fans their choice of unique perspectives could see NYRA surge past those sports in that area.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

The president of the New England chapter of the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association said that he will submit a preliminary application to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission indicating the organization’s intent to run a live meet at Suffolk Downs next year.

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Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago

With an eye on the future, New York Racing Association president and chief executive officer Chris Kay extolled the successes of the present and the recent past at a meeting of NYRA’s board of directors on Sept. 29.

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DRF | 8 hours ago

As the New York Racing Association approaches the two-year anniversary of a takeover by the state, the company appears to be moving closer to developing a long-term plan for the re-privatization of the organization, one that must be submitted to the governor by April.

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DRF | 9 hours ago

Jeremey Day’s analysis of the Wednesday 10/1 card at Balmoral Park.

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DRF | 9 hours ago

Jeremey Day’s analysis of the Tuesday 9/30 card at Northfield Park.

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DRF | 9 hours ago

Greg Gangle’s analysis of the Tuesday 9/30 card at Mohawk Racetrack.

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DRF | 9 hours ago

Of the trio of 2-year-olds who won major turf stakes over the weekend, Imperia might be the only one advancing to the Grade 1, $1 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf at Santa Anita on Oct. 31. He won his maiden Sunday in the Grade 3, $200,000 Pilgrim at Belmont Park.

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Farm Press Releases

Prime Engine ran his record to 2-for-2 following a dominating 5 ½-length victory in the $50,000 Gottstein Futurity…

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Fast N Fine Lookin ran her record to 3-for-4 with a win in the $50,000 Flashy Lady S. at Remington Park…

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Run Away and Hide’s multiple stakes winner Mico Margarita added to his impressive resume with a sharp score in the $150,000 Remington Park Sprint Cup…

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Hat Trick’s turf marathon specialist Bright Thought collared his second career Grade 2 victory Sunday at Santa Anita Park…

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Speightstown’s speedy 2-year-old colt Bayerd dueled through the entire six furlongs of the $75,000 Kip Deville S. to emerge victorious by one length…

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Tonalist earned his second victory of 2014 in a seven-figure race, overcoming a troubled trip and going from last to first to win the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1)…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

By Major Srinivas Nargolkar (Retd.) [Indian St. Leger video below] Dr. Vijay Mallya’s Amazing Grace (Hurricane Run – Efrhina[IRE] by Woodman) slammed champion Alaindair (Multidimensional- God’s Grace) by seven long lengths without breaking into a sweat to win the Signature Indian St. Leger, Gr.1 at Pune on Sunday. They say “it’s better to travel hopefully […]

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I recently had the chance to visit a local horse race. I love horses and I love the aspect of betting so it was a natural fit. However while I was there I had the chance to meet several famous people and the conversations that we had were very deep and life changing. One of […]

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The Bernardini filly from Mushka that topped the first day of Keeneland September at $1.2 million has long ties to big commercial prices at Kentucky auctions stretching back to the 1980s. Price is usually tied to performance, and there’s plenty of high-class classic form in this family tracing back to the 1976 Kentucky Derby and […]

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European Racing News

Racing Post | 13 hours ago

EVERY trainer dreams of saddling a horse that takes him to the big time and John Quinn may just found that star in The Wow Signal who looks to continue his unblemished record in the Prix Jean Luc Lagardere at Longchamp on Sunday.

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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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