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                 === Little Mike wins Breeders' Cup Turf ===
 
 Arcadia,  CA  (Sports Network) -  Arlington Million winner Little Mike stalked
 the  leader and then cruised to victory in Saturday's $3 million Breeders' Cup
 Turf  at  Santa Anita Park.  Ridden by Ramon Dominguez,  Little Mike ran the 1
 1/2-miles in 2:22.83 for a Breeders' Cup record.
 
 Setting  the  pace in the  12-horse field  was 46-1 longshot Turbo Compressor.
 Racing  in second  was  23-1 outsider  Optimizer with  Little  Mike, at  17-1,
 running third.
 
 Trained by Dale Romans, Little Mike was fourth coming into the stretch but was
 able  to  rally and hold off  2-1 favorite Point  of Entry. Little Mike won by
 a half-length over Point of Entry with 2011 winner St Nicholas Abbey third and
 Trailblazer in fourth.
 
 Owned  by Priscilla Vaccarezza, Little Mike adds $1.6 million to his bankroll.
 The  5-year-old  gelding has  won 12  of 21  career starts  for better than $3
 million.
 
 Little  Mike returned  $36.60, $12.20 and $7.80. Point Of Entry paid $4.20 and
 $3.00, and St Nicholas Abbey paid $3.80 to show.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 11/03 18:38:05 ET


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