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With a heavy heart, we sadly announce that Driven by Success aka Mikey was put to sleep on June 22nd due to complications of stringhalt. It’s a terrible affliction for a horse, so we are thankful he is free of it now and joining our heavenly herd. Till we meet again Mikey...
Run free my friend.

Born April 8, 2005 by Precise End, out of Afleet Closer, by Afleet
Driven By Success was a stunning gelding who was retired to Old Friends at Cabin Creek by his owner and our friend Mike Repole.  He arrived September 18, 2012.
Driven By Success (Mike) was New York bred and was born  April 8 2005. He started out 3rd his first time out (Maiden, 2007) and then placing twice (Both Maiden, 2008). He won in his 4th start (Maiden, 2008). after that, he won 2 more races (Allowance in ’08, 1 Allowance Optional Claiming in ’09), then raced in 6 stakes races (All in 2009) before coming out on top again. Bred by New Dawn Stud, LLC
** In 2007, Mikey sold for $95,000 at the Ocala Breeders Sale of 2 year olds in training.

Driven By Success' Racing Record:

  • Earnings: $591,219

  • Starts: 29

  • Firsts: 9

  • Seconds: 5

  • Thirds: 5

Photos of Driven By Success