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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

DRF | 7 hours ago

Leonidas A won Yonkers Raceway’s $37,000 Open Handicap Pace on Monday night (May 17) to improve his record in 2021 to six wins from seven starts and wagering on the 11-race program exceeded $1 million.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Leonidas A won Yonkers Raceway’s $37,000 Open Handicap Pace on Monday night (May 17) to improve his record in 2021 to six wins from seven starts and wagering on the 11-race program exceeded $1 million.

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DRF | 11 hours ago

A $1.5 million Quality Road colt helped the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale open with gains as the auction, held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, returned to its traditional spot on the calendar a few days after the Pr…

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DRF | 11 hours ago

A $1.5 million Quality Road colt helped the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-year-olds in training sale open with gains as the auction, held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, returned to its traditional spot on the calendar a few days after the Pr…

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DRF | 13 hours ago

On Monday, eight horses remained in the entries for the Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions and Chater Cup on Sunday at Sha Tin Racecourse, but the best horse in Hong Kong no longer is among them.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

On Monday, eight horses remained in the entries for the Group 1 Standard Chartered Champions and Chater Cup on Sunday at Sha Tin Racecourse, but the best horse in Hong Kong no longer is among them.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

La New York Racing Association (NYRA) emitió un comunicado el día de hoy lunes en el cual suspende de los hipódromos adscritos a este organismo al entrenador Bob Baffert.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

La New York Racing Association (NYRA) emitió un comunicado el día de hoy lunes en el cual suspende de los hipódromos adscritos a este organismo al entrenador Bob Baffert.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Greg Reinhart’s analysis of the Wednesday 5/19 card at Yonkers Raceway.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Greg Reinhart’s analysis of the Wednesday 5/19 card at Yonkers Raceway.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be barred from entering and stabling horses at New York Racing Association tracks indefinitely, the company announced Monday afternoon.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will be barred from entering and stabling horses at New York Racing Association tracks indefinitely, the company announced Monday afternoon.

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DRF | 14 hours ago

A horse trained by Ron McAnally, the Hall of Fame trainer based in California, tested positive for cannabidiol after winning a starter-allowance race in late November at Del Mar last year, according to a complaint posted to the website of the Californi…

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Farm Press Releases

Laoban’s gallant 3-year-old colt The King Cheek fought off a stiff challenge by heavy favorite Hozier to win Saturday’s $100,000 Sir Barton S. by a head…

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Last Judgment’s front-running win in Friday’s $250,000 Pimlico Special (G3) gave the son of Congrats his second graded stakes win and third stakes victory of 2021…

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Yes This Time, a 3-year-old son of Not This Time, continued his roll over the Gulfstream Park turf course…

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Nearly a year after Constitution’s brilliant colt Tiz the Law won the Belmont S. (G1), the WinStar stallion could have another starter in that Classic after Promise Keeper won Saturday’s $200,000 Peter Pan S. (G3)…

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Victim of Love gave a repeat performance of her win the 2020 Vagrancy H. (G3) on Saturday at Belmont Park…

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Distorted Humor’s 4-year-old filly Ebaiyra is now a three-time Group stakes winner after taking the Prix Allez France Longines (G3) on May 2…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

Homeland, an impressive first-out maiden special weight winner Oct. 26 at Belmont Park, will make his stakes debut on Thanksgiving Day…

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Cheyenne Stables’ stakes-placed colt Clear Vision drew the outside post in the overflow field of 16 in Saturday’s $175,000 Commonwealth Turf S. (G3) at Churchill Downs…

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Grade 1-placed Shoplifted will break from post three in Friday’s $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1)…

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European Racing News

Rhys Williams has three big-priced selections for the Albert Bartlett.

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Alan Dudman found a winner with Mount Ida at 7.50 yesterday, but The Storyteller couldn’t bring home the bacon for the each-way double. It’s on with Friday’s action and the final multiple of Cheltenham…

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European Racing | Royal Ascot | 8 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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