TC Insider Exclusive Article

TC Insider presents
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

DRF | 7 hours ago

The Fappiano, Smart Strike, Gone West, Forty Niner, Seeking the Gold, and Machiavellian branches of the Mr. Prospector male line are all recognized as major players on the international stage, but male-line descendants of Mr. Prospector’s 1988 champion sprinter Gulch have not earned the same panache. Thus, it was interesting to see granddaughters and great-granddaughters of Gulch win two of the biggest races in Canada over the weekend.

read more
Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago

A weanling colt by popular sire Into Mischief topped a record-setting renewal of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga fall sale Oct. 16 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

read more
Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago

The 3-year-old colt from the first crop of Bodemeister was found to have stomach ulcers after the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), and was recently cleared of the ulcers by veterinarians. He will return to training in November.

read more
DRF | 8 hours ago

Monticello Raceway played host to the New York Sire Stakes consolation events for 2- and 3-year-old trotters and pacers on Monday afternoon, and drivers Dan Dube and Jason Bartlett and trainer Linda Toscano all posted two wins in the $50,000 races.

read more

The Paulick Report is pleased to introduce a series taking American readers behind the scenes of a yearling sale at Tattersalls in Newmarket, Suffolk, England.  Although many elements of a yearling…

[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

read more
DRF | 9 hours ago

Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming will race as a 4-year-old in 2018, it was announced in a press release late Monday afternoon.

read more
DRF | 9 hours ago

The 2017 edition of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga fall mixed sale was statistically the strongest in its brief history, finishing with a record average sale price, record-tying median, and a $170,000 Into Mischief colt becoming the most expensive horse ever sold at the auction.

read more
DRF | 9 hours ago

Heza Dasha Fire won the $125,000 Los Alamitos Championship for the second consecutive year Sunday, solidifying his position as California’s leading older Quarter Horse.

read more
DRF | 10 hours ago

Best Step, the 4-year-old gelding, has become a different horse the last six months in Hong Kong.

read more
Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago

Dual grade 1 winner Mondialiste has been retired from racing and will stand at Geoff Turnbull’s Elwick Stud in Northern England, the farm announced Oct. 15.

read more
DRF | 10 hours ago

Hall of Famer Inside Information died Saturday at Claiborne Farm in Paris, Ky., from natural causes due to old age. She was 26.

read more
DRF | 10 hours ago

Jeremey Day’s analysis of the Wednesday 10/18 card at Northfield Park.

read more
DRF | 11 hours ago

There will be a memorial service for John Cosentino, a lifelong racetracker who died Oct. 6, Monday at the Krauss Funeral Home in Franklin Square, N.Y.

read more

Farm Press Releases

Always Dreaming, winner of this year’s Kentucky Derby (G1) and Florida Derby (G1), will return to training in November and be pointed for a 4-year-old racing campaign in 2018, it was announced Monday…

read more

Engage became Into Mischief’s newest graded stakes winner after his romp in Saturday’s Futurity S. (G3) at Belmont Park…

read more

It was a big week at Keeneland for Paynter, with two impressive maiden special weight winners…

read more

First-crop 2-year-old Analyze This Jet gave his sire his second blacktype winner Saturday, drawing clear to capture the $75,000 El Joven S. at Retama Park.

read more

Tiz a Slam became his sire’s 40th graded stakes winner, drawing off by 3 ½ lengths to win the $125,000 Ontario Derby (G3) Sunday at Woodbine.

read more

Tiz a Slam became his sire’s 40th graded stakes winner, drawing off by 3 ½ lengths to win the $125,000 Ontario Derby (G3) Sunday at Woodbine.

read more

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…

read more

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

read more

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

read more

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…

read more

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…

read more
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 […]

read more