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View From The Eighth Pole: They Don’t Always Bring Their ‘A’ Game

There were 16,568 racing fans on hand at Del Mar racetrack to watch Saturday’s Grade 2 San Diego Handicap – plus one notable no show. Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate, billed by some as the Horse of the World, “laid an egg,” in the words of his trainer, Bob Baffert. In what was by far the worst performance […]

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Bloodlines Presented By Merck Animal Health: Accelerate Shines For Lookin At Lucky

The 4-year-old chestnut Accelerate certainly outperformed expectations with his victory in Saturday’s Grade 2 San Diego Handicap. Already a winner at the G2 level and now an earner of $607,480, Accelerate placed third in the G1 Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile last year, but few thought he had a chance against champion Arrogate. The gray son of […]

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Lady Eli, Abel Tasman Move Up As Arrogate Remains On Top In Newest NTRA Poll

Week 26 of The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages gets mixed reaction from the NTRA media voters following this past weekend of racing which results were released today. Arrogate ( 35 first-place votes; 402 points) who had been dominating the poll for the last 25 weeks as the unanimous […]

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El Descalabro Mas Grande De 2017: Accelerate Gana El San Diego Handicap, Arrogate Cuarto

En nuestra previa del San Diego Handicap (G2, $300,000) decíamos que las carreras hay que correrlas para ganarlas. Lo que jamás imaginamos es que la lapidaria frase cobraría vigencia precisamente en esta prueba. Ante el retiro de Dalmore, apenas cinco caballos se dieron cita en la carrera de 1700 metros que marcaba la reaparecida del […]

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Stellar Wind ‘Right On It’ As Accelerate’s Connections Get Back To Work For Hirsch

Accelerate’s victory over Arrogate in Saturday’s $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap – the biggest upset in Del Mar history and one of the biggest in racing annals – triggered a muted celebration that evening. “Pretty routine, went to Sbicca’s downtown, for an early dinner,” Sadler said. “We knew we had a busy next morning ahead and here […]

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Baffert ‘Disappointed,’ But Assures Fans Arrogate Will Be Ready For Pacific Classic

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert is taking the blame for Arrogate’s poor performance in Saturday’s G2 San Diego Handicap, telling media that he did not have the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song fully cranked up for the race. On Sunday morning, all was well with the colt physically, so Baffert is chalking the performance up […]

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Accelerate Romps In San Diego Handicap; Arrogate Fourth

In a huge upset performance, Hronis Racing’s Accelerate dominated Saturday evening’s G2 San Diego Handicap by 8 1/4 lengths, ending the seven-race win streak of World’s Best Racehorse Arrogate. That streak includes the Breeders’ Cup Classic, Pegasus World Cup and Dubai World Cup, and while the San Diego looked like an easy win for the colt […]

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Weekend Lineup: Arrogate Returns

The highlight of this weekend’s graded stakes action is the return of champion Arrogate in the G2 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on Saturday. The streaking gray son of Unbridled’s Song is racing for the first time since his Dubai World Cup victory in March, and looks to be on top of his game for […]

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The ‘Original’ Arrogate: ‘Calumet Castoff’ Gave Hall Of Famer Longden Record Win

Arrogate, the consensus best horse in the world in 2017, ends a four-month break from competition Saturday in the $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap at Del Mar. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song will put on the line a seven-race winning streak, the last three in stakes with purses of $6 million, $12 million and […]

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Arrogate Towers Over Five Rivals In G2 San Diego Handicap

A field of six was entered Wednesday, topped by mighty Arrogate, for Saturday’s $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap. And if all six break from the gate, it will be twice the size of the field that included Arrogate in his only previous Del Mar start. On Thursday, August 4 of last year, in the second […]

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