Arrogate Wins the Dubai World Cup

Wow. Arrogate can really run. And Mike Smith showed his immense skill today in the $10 Million Dubai World Cup. Arrogate broke so slowly from the gate that one commentator said it was, “like he was going out for a walk in the country.” The stallion was then bumped hard, leaving him trailing the 14 […]

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California Chrome’s Last Ride

California Chrome has retired after his run in the First Annual Pegasus World Cup, held January 28th at Gulfstream Park. Chrome came into the race looking a bit off, and finished ninth. His knee looked swollen after the race, but subsequent x-rays show that there’s no damage. California Chrome retires as the highest-earning thoroughbred in […]

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Breeders Cup Classic turns into a Match Race

What a race! California Chrome and Arrogate battled it right to the end. I thought Chrome had it . . . was really impressed by Arrogate’s last surge. How ironic that justĀ  yesterday it was Arrogate’s Jockey, Mike Smith, who was on the losing end of the match race — he was riding Songbird, who […]

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