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Sports Briefs: La Cañada's Baffert says goodbye to legend

Sports Briefs: La Cañada's Baffert says goodbye to legend

Winningest horse finishes fifth in final race

La Cañada Flintridge resident and trainer Bob Baffert is perhaps most tied to famed horse American Pharoah, which won the Triple Crown in 2015 and road off into the sunset by claiming the Breeders’ Cup Classic in October of that same year.

Baffert had hoped for the same results for Arrogate, his 4-year-old colt that is also the winningest horse, in terms of money, in history.

Arrogate entered Saturday’s Breeder’s Cup hoping to go out a winner, but instead showed why the horse is headed into retirement as it finished fifth in Saturday’s $6 million classic.

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