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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 | 53 mins ago

This week is the race recap of the 1968 United Nations Handicap won by Dr. Fager written by Dave Hooper titled “Dr. Fager Proving His Class; Rivals among those convinced after great duel with Advocator.”

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Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago

While it is still too early to get a clear picture of who is going where, one thing is for certain: the Haskell, Jim Dandy, and Travers are going to be extremely competitive and entertaining events, from which a solid 3-year-old leader should emerge.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

Beach Patrol will take on the California shippers Itsinthepost and Liam the Charmer in the Grade 1 United Nations at Monmouth Park on Saturday. The $300,000 turf marathon has drawn a field of nine and will be the finale on an 11-race card.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

Beach Patrol will take on the California shippers Itsinthepost and Liam the Charmer in the Grade 1 United Nations at Monmouth Park on Saturday. The $300,000 turf marathon has drawn a field of nine and will be the finale on an 11-race card.

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Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago

The 4-year-old daughter of Curlin seeks a return to form in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) July 1 on Gulfstream’s Summit of Speed card.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

Mike Beer’s horses to watch at Belmont Park for the week of June 28.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

Mike Beer’s horses to watch at Belmont Park for the week of June 28.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Horses to watch from Yonkers Raceway.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Horses to watch from Yonkers Raceway.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Horses to watch from Pocono Downs.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Horses to watch from Pocono Downs.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Horses to watch from Mohawk Racetrack.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Horses to watch from Mohawk Racetrack.

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Farm Press Releases

Pat On the Back came away with a game victory in Monday’s $50,000 Ontario County S. at Finger Lakes, the third career stakes win for the 3-year-old Congrats colt…

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Pat On the Back came away with a game victory in Monday’s $50,000 Ontario County S. at Finger Lakes, the third career stakes win for the 3-year-old Congrats colt…

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Ragtime Band rolled to an impressive 3 3/4-length maiden special weight win June 26 at Mountaineer Park in the first lifetime start…

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Super Marina earned her first stakes win Saturday at Belmont Park when the 3-year-old Warrior’s Reward filly won the $100,000 Wild Applause S…

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Dream It Is followed up her sharp May 27 maiden special weight score with an even more impressive victory in Saturday’s $100,000 My Dear S…

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Dream It Is followed up her sharp May 27 maiden special weight score with an even more impressive victory in Saturday’s $100,000 My Dear S…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

Gary Barber and Cheyenne Stables’ promising 2-year-old colt Mo Diddley will make his second lifetime start on Friday evening at Churchill Downs in the $100,000 Bashford Manor S. (G3)…

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Cheyenne Stables’ Classy Class took his career to new heights Saturday at Monmouth Park with a commanding 2 3/4-length score in the $100,000 Salvator Mile (G3)…

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Cheyenne Stables’ Classy Class took his career to new heights Saturday at Monmouth Park with a commanding 2 3/4-length score in the $100,000 Salvator Mile (G3)…

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European Racing News

Racing Post | 3 hours ago

Ed Vaughan is hoping to claim this valuable prize with the returning Claim The Roses, who is treading a familiar path from Machell Place Stables in Newmarket to Gosforth Park.

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Racing Post | 4 hours ago

Michelle Payne was on Thursday given a four-week ban from riding and trackwork after testing positive for a banned substance earlier in the month.

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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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