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Texas Chrome Takes On Nine Challengers In $200,000 Downs At Albuquerque Handicap

Texas Chrome, the second Texas-bred millionaire, was purchased from the TTA sale for just $ 10,000 Keene Thoroughbreds’ Texas Chrome, Thoroughbred racing’s newest millionaire, drew the rail post for Saturday’s 1 1/8-mile, $ 200,000 Downs at Albuquerque Handicap at Albuquerque Downs. The Downs at Albuquerque Handicap is the track’s signature race for Thoroughbreds. The purse of the stakes was $ ...

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Texas Chrome Becomes Second Texas-Bred Millionaire With Assault Stakes Win

Danny Keene’s Texas Chrome became just the second Texas-bred horse to push past the million-dollar mark in earnings on Saturday night, closing with a determined rush to win Lone Star Park’s $ 50,000 Assault Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths. The other Texas-bred to eclipse seven figures was champion Groovy, who retired with earnings of $ 1.3 million. “I’m glad he did ...

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Iron Fist Fends Off Texas Chrome In Cornhusker Handicap

Whispering Oaks Farm’s Iron Fist tracked the pacesetter in Saturday evening’s G3 Cornhusker Handicap at Prairie Meadows, then launched clear in the lane to hold off a late run from Texas Chrome, winning by two lengths at the wire. Ridden by Ricardo Santana for trainer Steve Asmussen, the 5-year-old son of Tapit covered 1 1/8 miles in 1:47.36 on the ...

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Texas Chrome Returns To Training; Connections Eyeing Oaklawn Handicap

Texas Chrome takes the Super Derby on Sept. 10 Multiple graded stakes winner Texas Chrome is nearing a regular breeze schedule in preparation for his 4-year-old debut, which could come in the $ 750,000 Oaklawn Handicap (G2) April 15, trainer J.R. Caldwell said Friday afternoon. Caldwell said Texas Chrome returned to his barn around Feb. 7 after being freshened at ...

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USA: Arrogate strolls to world's richest race as Chrome flops

Arrogate: did not have to work as hard as in the Breeders’ Cup Classic   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By NICHOLAS GODFREY IN MIAMI 10:48PM 28 JAN 2017  Report: USA, Saturday Gulfsteam Park: Pegasus World Cup Invitational (Grade 1) 1m1f, dirt, 4yo+ EVERYBODY said it would be a two-horse and everybody was wrong. The inaugural Pegasus World Cup was ...

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USA: Arrogate strolls to worlds richest race as Chrome flops

Arrogate: did not have to work as hard as in the Breeders’ Cup Classic   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Stuart Riley 10:48PM 28 JAN 2017  Report: USA, Saturday Gulfsteam Park: Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (Grade 1) 1m1f, dirt, 4yo+ ARROGATE confirmed his standing as the world’s best racehorse with a wide-margin win in the world’s richest race after ...

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USA: Chrome and Arrogate set for heavyweight rematch

Arrogate overhauls California Chrome (right) in the Breeders’ Cup Classic   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Nicholas Godfrey in Miami 9:00PM 27 JAN 2017  Preview: USA, Saturday 10.40pm GMT (live on ATR) Gulfstream Park: Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (Grade 1) 1m1f, dirt, 4yo+ CALIFORNIA CHROME’S connections were gunning for a rematch with his Breeders’ Cup conqueror Arrogate virtually from ...

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USA: California Chrome will be 'more focused' in Pegasus

California Chrome has his final appearance before retirement to stud   PICTURE: Benoit Photo    By Lee Mottershead 9:33AM 25 JAN 2017  USA: California Chrome’s trainer Art Sherman has further heated up expectation going into Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup by predicting fans will see “a different horse” to the one who succumbed to Arrogate in the final strides of the Breeders’ ...

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USA: Tricky Pegasus draws for Chrome and Arrogate

Arrogate (left) and California Chrome will clash again   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Nicholas Godfrey 7:03AM 24 JAN 2017  USA: The post-position draw for the Pegasus World Cup was made on Monday night at Gulfstream Park in Florida – and the cat has well and truly been placed among the pigeons for Saturday’s $ 12 million contest, due to be ...

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USA: Chrome owner confuses crowd with bizarre award speech

Perry Martin: spoke at length about the media   PICTURE: Matt Wooley/EquiSport    By Peter Scargill 4:05PM 23 JAN 2017  USA: As acceptance speeches go Perry Martin’s ticked the box for being memorable, but the owner’s bizarre rambling address after picking up the award for California Chrome being crowned Horse of the Year on Saturday will be remembered for all the ...

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