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Jockey Mike Smith celebrates after riding Arrogate to victory in the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup horse race at Gulfstream Park, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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  • Jockey Mike Smith celebrates after riding Arrogate to victory in the inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup horse race at Gulfstream Park, Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Hallandale Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Arrogate tops California Chrome, rolls in Pegasus World Cup

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Arrogate was barely running when he crossed the finish line in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup, and the same could be said for California Chrome. In Arrogate’s case, the day’s work was done. In Chrome’s case, the career’s work was done. Leaving no doubt on who will be considered […]
  • Many Clouds, winner of 2015 Grand National, dies after race

    LONDON (AP) — Many Clouds, the winner of Britain’s 2015 Grand National, has collapsed and died after winning a race at Cheltenham on Saturday. Having won the Cotswold Chase by a head, Many Clouds fell after the winning post and was treated by veterinary staff before his death was confirmed. Many Clouds was owned by […]
  • California Chrome nudges trainer Alan Sherman at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. California Chrome is expected to race in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup horse race on Saturday. (Joe Cavaretta/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP)

    $12 million Pegasus gives racing big buzz, huge purse

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The idea was most unusual: Put together the richest horse race in the world, and do so by getting 12 stakeholders to invest $1 million apiece just to have a spot in the starting gate. Farfetched as that sounded in the beginning, it’s now reality. The biggest purse offered in […]
  • FILE - In this Saturday, March 26, 2016, file photo, California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, wins the Dubai World Cup horse race at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. California Chrome was the biggest winner at the Eclipse Awards on Saturday night, Jan. 21, 2017, taking home three trophies celebrating his accomplishments in 2016--including Horse of the Year for the second time. He also won an Eclipse as the best in the older dirt male division, and his victory at the Dubai World Cup was picked as the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's moment of the year. (AP Photo/Martin Dokoupil, File)

    California Chrome the favorite for $12M Pegasus World Cup

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — California Chrome is a favorite to win his finale and potentially make history. The two-time Horse of the Year has been set as the 6-5 top choice to win Saturday’s inaugural running of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park. If California Chrome prevails over the mile-and-an-eighth distance […]
  • FILE - In this Saturday, March 26, 2016, file photo, California Chrome, ridden by Victor Espinoza, wins the Dubai World Cup horse race at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. California Chrome was the biggest winner at the Eclipse Awards on Saturday night, Jan. 21, 2017, taking home three trophies celebrating his accomplishments in 2016--including Horse of the Year for the second time. He also won an Eclipse as the best in the older dirt male division, and his victory at the Dubai World Cup was picked as the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's moment of the year. (AP Photo/Martin Dokoupil, File)

    California Chrome wins Horse of the Year at Eclipse Awards

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — California Chrome has one race left in his career, and is in such good condition right now that trainer Art Sherman is clamoring for more time with him. It’s easy to see why. California Chrome was the biggest winner at the Eclipse Awards on Saturday night, taking home three trophies […]
  • California Chrome participates in his first morning workout Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, at Gulfstream Park ahead of the Pegasus World Cup in Hallandale Beach, Fla. The Pegasus World Cup will be held on Jan. 28. (Lauren King/Coglianese Photos via AP)

    California Chrome gets his 1st look at Gulfstream track

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) — California Chrome has gotten his first look at the site of his final race. The leading money winner in North American racing history went for a jog at Gulfstream Park early Sunday, two days after arriving to prepare for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28. California Chrome […]