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Shared Belief cruises to win $1-million Big Cap at Santa Anita
Shared Belief cruises to win $1-million Big Cap at Santa Anita

Racing fans came to Santa Anita on Saturday expecting the best. It was, after all, the 75th anniversary of Seabiscuit's immortalized victory in the 1940 Santa Anita Handicap. It also was a day with three graded stakes races serving as lead-ins to the $1-million Big Cap. The day turned up Southern California perfect: sunny with temperatures in the 80s, gentle breezes, mountains glistening down on the backstretch. The crowd was 26,126, with an on-track handle of $4.25 million. Everything cried out for a highlight. They got two. Shared Belief, the Jerry Hollendorfer horse who has proven he can beat anything except a mugging at the starter's gate, overwhelmed a somewhat...

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