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Little Mike Fades To Fifth In First Start Since 2014

Little Mike, bred and trained by Carlo Vaccarezza for his wife Priscilla, finished fifth on Sunday in an allowance optional claiming event at Gulfstream Park. The 9-year-old Breeders’ Cup and Arlington Million winner was making his first start since May of 2014. Little Mike broke well enough from the gate under Elvis Trujillo, but had […]

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Cosequin Presents OTTB Showcase: Mr. Black Jack

Amber Huff was not in the market for a new horse. But a horse named Mr. Black Jack was most definitely in the market for a new owner, and when a short series of events brought the two together, it was a perfect match. A lifelong rider, Amber grew up riding hunters in Northeast Ohio […]

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Spanish Steps, Sire of Little Mike, to Stand in Saudi Arabia

Spanish Steps, sire of last year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1) winner and Eclipse Award finalist Little Mike, has been sold to stand in Saudi Arabia in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer Bloodstock. The son of Unbridled, who is a brother to leading sire Unbridled’s Song, stood the past season in Indiana. From 245 foals […]

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The Lane’s End Weekender Pedigree: The Unknown Stallions

At the Breeders’ Cup races last Friday and Saturday, not all the top performers were by the star stallions who regularly stand at the top of the sire lists. Indeed, one of the inspirations of the Cup was the high-profile success for racers by relatively low-profile sires. Some of the stallions simply are not well-known […]

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