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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

Some of the brightest stars in all of Harness Racing will descend upon Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, September 25 as Grand Circuit racing action returns to Hoosier Park’s seven-eighths mile oval for the third time this season.

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DRF | 7 hours ago

Some of the brightest stars in all of Harness Racing will descend upon Harrah’s Hoosier Park Racing & Casino on Friday, September 25 as Grand Circuit racing action returns to Hoosier Park’s seven-eighths mile oval for the third time this season.

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DRF | 8 hours ago

The top juvenile colt in California is done for the year and will be turned out to freshen for a 3-year-old campaign in 2021. Dr. Schivel, winner of the Grade 1 Runhappy Del Mar Futurity, will ship Thursday from Santa Anita to Rancho Temescal in Ventur…

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DRF | 8 hours ago

The top juvenile colt in California is done for the year and will be turned out to freshen for a 3-year-old campaign in 2021. Dr. Schivel, winner of the Grade 1 Runhappy Del Mar Futurity, will ship Thursday from Santa Anita to Rancho Temescal in Ventur…

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Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago

The final stop on the West Coast road to the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 7 at Keeneland is the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (G1) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park, a race headed by stablemates Maximum Security and Improbable.

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Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago

The barns and walking rings of the Keeneland September Sales Grounds continued to be well-shopped through the Sept. 23 closing session of Book 5 as 238 horses sold through the ring to bank gross receipts of $4,664,900. 

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DRF | 10 hours ago

Led by a $200,000 Cupid colt, first-crop sires dominated the leaderboard as the penultimate book of the Keeneland September yearling sale closed.

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DRF | 10 hours ago

Led by a $200,000 Cupid colt, first-crop sires dominated the leaderboard as the penultimate book of the Keeneland September yearling sale closed.

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DRF | 10 hours ago

DRF has learned and harnessracing.com is reporting that top 3-year-old pacing colt Tall Dark Stranger will stand at Hanover Shoe Farms in Pennsylvania.

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DRF | 10 hours ago

DRF has learned and harnessracing.com is reporting that top 3-year-old pacing colt Tall Dark Stranger will stand at Hanover Shoe Farms in Pennsylvania.

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DRF | 11 hours ago

Wednesday’s Jugette for sophomore pacing fillies at the Delaware County Fair turned into the “Party Girl Hill Show,” co-starring stablemate New Year, along with trainer Chris Ryder and driver Dexter Dunn. Party Girl Hill, piloted by Dunn, won her $47,…

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DRF | 11 hours ago

Wednesday’s Jugette for sophomore pacing fillies at the Delaware County Fair turned into the “Party Girl Hill Show,” co-starring stablemate New Year, along with trainer Chris Ryder and driver Dexter Dunn. Party Girl Hill, piloted by Dunn, won her $47,…

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Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago

The final stop on the West Coast road to the Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 7 at Keeneland is the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (G1) Sept. 26 at Santa Anita Park, a race headed by stablemates Maximum Security and Improbable.

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Farm Press Releases

Not This Time kicked off the second week of the 2020 Keeneland September Yearling sale with a $320,000 colt to top the session…

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Speightstown’s dynamic 2-year-old filly Lady Speightspeare is likely on her way to the Breeders’ Cup after the chestnut filly dug in gamely to win the $250,000 Natalma S. (G1)…

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Leading First-Crop sire Not This Time got his second stakes winner Saturday at Woodbine when Dirty Dangle rallied to take the $135,000 Woodbine Cares S…

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Credit River’s incredible final furlong of the $135,000 Ontario Racing S. at Woodbine carried the 2-year-old More Than Ready colt to victory…

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Speightstown’s latest stakes winner King of the Court made it three wins in a row with a victory in the Sept. 17 HBPA Stakes at Canterbury Park…

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Constitution had top-priced filly of Thursday’s session of the 2020 Keeneland September Yearling sale when hip No. 904 brought a winning bid of $725,000…

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Thoroughbred Bloggers

Horse Racing Partnerships | 10 months ago

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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Horse Racing Partnerships | 11 months ago

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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Horse Racing Partnerships | 11 months ago

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

Timeform bring you their comprehensive runner-by-runner guide to Friday’s Gold Cup at the Cheltenham Festival and pick out their 1-2-3…

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The Bets of the Day team are back for the final day and looking to finish the festival in style…

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European Racing | Royal Ascot | 7 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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