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California Chrome and Arrogate really do make this race a Classic

California Chrome and Arrogate really do make this race a Classic

You’ve seen the scenario many times, the veteran nearing the end of a career going up against the youngster with unlimited potential.

In the movies, youth wins the fight, but age wins your heart.

Yeah, that’s certainly possible.

In fact, California Chrome could break from the gate, pull over to the side, grab a lawn chair and start reading the Daily Racing Form and he would still receive the most cheers and undying adulation from the racing fans.

Chrome, running in Saturday’s $6-million Breeders’ Cup Classic in what is expected to be his penultimate race before retirement, is the world’s most popular horse, plain and...

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