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Arrogate wins $12-million Pegasus as California Chrome fades to ninth

Arrogate wins $12-million Pegasus as California Chrome fades to ninth

The  showdown racing fans anticipated between horse of the year California Chrome and horse of the world Arrogate failed to materialize Saturday in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park. Arrogate blew open the $12-million race going to the far turn, leaving California Chrome in his wake to struggle home a distant ninth, 29 1/2 lengths behind.

It was the poorest performance of California Chrome's 27-race career, which ended in the Pegasus. There was a report x-rays were going to be taken of his right knee.

“He didn't look real comfortable,” California Chrome trainer Art Sherman said. “He didn't break as sharp as he usually does and then he...

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