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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 | 1 hour ago

There’s no question that driver Mark MacDonald would rather have “earned” the victory in Saturday’s (July 17) Meadowlands Pace than be elevated to the top spot due to another driver’s misdeeds. Yet when you consider how far MacDonald has come just to be at the The Big M on a Meadowlands Pace night, let alone drive the ultimate winner, it’s easy to root for him.

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DRF | 1 hour ago

TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Thursday’s card at Saratoga.

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Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago

The potential for the “Iron Horse” to reach 200 career stakes winners

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Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago

Buckland Stakes

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Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago

Princess of Sylmar Stakes

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DRF | 12 hours ago

Only one favorite was victorious during Monday night’s (July 26) Pick 5 sequence at Yonkers Raceway, leading to no winning tickets being held. As a result, there will be a $4,499 carryover and a $15,000 guaranteed pool in Tuesday night’s (July 27) Pick 5. The Pick 6 was also unsolved, and there will be a $2,759 carryover in that wager.

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DRF | 12 hours ago

Only one favorite was victorious during Monday night’s (July 26) Pick 5 sequence at Yonkers Raceway, leading to no winning tickets being held. As a result, there will be a $4,499 carryover and a $15,000 guaranteed pool in Tuesday night’s (July 27) Pick 5. The Pick 6 was also unsolved, and there will be a $2,759 carryover in that wager.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

The stage is set for next Monday afternoon’s Battle of Waterloo and Battle of the Belles for Ontario-sired 2-year-old pacers after two eliminations for each event took place tonight.

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DRF | 13 hours ago

The stage is set for next Monday afternoon’s Battle of Waterloo and Battle of the Belles for Ontario-sired 2-year-old pacers after two eliminations for each event took place tonight.

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Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago

After thunderstorms canceled two races mid-card at Colonial Downs July 26, the Buckland and Andy Guest stakes provided thrilling finishes in which only a neck and a head were the difference makers.

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Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago

St. George Stable’s 5-year-old mare Letruska remains No. 1 in the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll, with the order of the top 10 horses staying almost the same as last week.

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Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago

After returning to the winner’s circle last out with a gutsy victory in the June 19 Roxelana Overnight Stakes, Bell’s the One will step back up to graded company in the $200,000 six-furlong Honorable Miss Handicap (G2) at Saratoga Race Course. 

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Farm Press Releases

Red-hot Second-Crop sire Not This Time got his fourth stakes winner of the past three weeks on July 19 when Just One Time was a 4 1/4-length winner of the $100,000 Malvern Rose S…

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Constitution’s 3-year-old colt Americanrevolution turned the $150,000 New York Derby into a one-horse race in the stretch as he strutted to a 7 1/4-length victory…

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Congrats got his second black type winner in as many days Sunday at Saratoga when Goin’ Good won the $120,000 Coronation Cup…

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Tango Tango Tango surged to the lead in upper stretch and pulled away for a two-length victory in Saturday’s $100,000 American Derby…

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Bango has now won three straight stakes races after a commanding five-length win in Saturday’s $75,000 Good Lord S. at Ellis Park…

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Renaisance Frolic was up just in time to win Saturday’s $75,000 Mr. Steele S. at Gulfstream Park, coming four-wide into the stretch…

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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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