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Things go bump in right for Bayern in Breeders' Cup Classic
Things go bump in right for Bayern in Breeders' Cup Classic

In a Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita on Saturday that was more pinball machine than horse race, at least six significant things happened. •Bayern won, giving his owner, Kaleem Shah, 60% of the richest thoroughbred purse of the year, $5 million. •His trainer, Bob Baffert, won his 11th Breeders' Cup race and his first Classic. Shared Belief, the unbeaten betting favorite, didn't win. •California Chrome, the crowd favorite, didn't win. A crowd of 61,114, added to Friday's 37,205, made it the best-ever for a Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita since the event went to two days. The total was 98,319. •A good portion of that crowd,...

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