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Arrogate comes from last to win $10M Dubai World Cup easily (The Associated Press)

Arrogate showed his class again as he came from dead last out of the stalls to win the Dubai World Cup by an impressive 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday. With the win, four-year-old Arrogate became the highest-earning racehorse ever, surpassing California Chrome, winner of the same race last year. In the second richest horse race in the world at $10 million, run over dirt and 2,000 meters at Meydan Racecourse, Arrogate produced a powerful finish under jockey Mike Smith to beat Gun Runner and Neolithic in a 1-2-3 for the U.S.


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Arrogate comes from last to win $10M Dubai World Cup easily

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Arrogate showed his class again as he came from dead last out of the stalls to win the Dubai World Cup by an impressive 2 1/4 lengths on Saturday.

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Watch Arrogate’s astonishing run to victory in Dubai World Cup

The Bob Baffert-trained horse overcame a brutal trip

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Horse racing-Arrogate wins Dubai Cup despite poor start (Reuters)

Horse Racing - Dubai World Cup - Meydan Racecourse, Dubai - 25/3/17 - Mike Smith rides Arrogate to the finish line to win the ninth and final race. REUTERS/Ahmed Jadallah

Arrogate, ridden by Mike Smith, came back from a shaky start to sprint to victory in the $10-million Dubai World Cup on Saturday, beating Gun Runner in the world's second-richest horse race. Trained by Bob Baffert, the odds-on favorite, made a dramatic comeback in the 2,000-metre contest after breaking from the stalls at the back of the pack. "It was like watching Seabiscuit or something.


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Horse racing-Arrogate wins Dubai Cup (Reuters)

DUBAI, March 25 (Reuters) - Arrogate, ridden by Mike Smith, won the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday. Gun Runner took second place and Neolithic came third of the 14 runners in the 2,000-metre contest. The contest was the world's richest horse race until being surpassed by Florida's $12 million Pegasus World Cup earlier this year. (Reporting by Stephen Kalin, editing by Pritha Sarkar)

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Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win (The Associated Press)

FILE- In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, jockey Mike Smith passes the finish line riding Arrogate to win the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup horse race at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Having taken over the mantle as the worlds best racehorse from California Chrome, Arrogate will attempt on Saturday to wear another crown that last fitted his illustrious American compatriot, the Dubai World Cup. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Arrogate has been winning one big race after another. The 4-year-old now goes after a big pile of money in the desert.


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Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Arrogate has been winning one big race after another. The 4-year-old now goes after a big pile of money in the desert.

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66-year-old Maine harness-racing track up for sale (The Associated Press)

The owner of Scarborough Downs has a purchase agreement in place for the sale of the harness-racing track to a Massachusetts developer. David Perkins, attorney for the potential buyer, said the 483-acre property isn't under contract and that he doesn't want to comment right now.

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66-year-old Maine harness-racing track up for sale

SCARBOROUGH, Maine (AP) The owner of Scarborough Downs has a purchase agreement in place for the sale of the harness-racing track to a Massachusetts developer.

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Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him 3rd Dubai World Cup win (The Associated Press)

FILE- In this Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017 file photo, jockey Mike Smith passes the finish line riding Arrogate to win the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup horse race at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla. Having taken over the mantle as the worlds best racehorse from California Chrome, Arrogate will attempt on Saturday to wear another crown that last fitted his illustrious American compatriot, the Dubai World Cup. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

Having taken over the mantle as the world's best racehorse from California Chrome, Arrogate will attempt on Saturday to wear another crown that last fitted his illustrious American compatriot, the Dubai World Cup. In both races, Arrogate defeated Chrome, who won the Dubai World Cup last year at Meydan Racecourse by five lengths despite jockey Victor Espinoza hanging on to a loose saddle for most of it. Under jockey Mike Smith, Arrogate has forged a winning combination in his last three Group 1 races: Travers Stakes, Breeders' Cup Classic, and Pegasus World Cup.


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