Dubai World Cup: 'Amazing' Arrogate stuns rivals


Arrogate started as an overwhelming favorite to win the 2,000m race at Meydan Racecourse, but was baulked coming out of the stalls and had to come from the back of the field under jockey Mike Smith.

The 2016 Breeders’ Cup Classic winner eventually hit the front in the closing stages to come home ahead of the earlier leader Gun Runner with Neolithic in third place.

It is the third win in the Dubai World Cup for Bob Baffert, who also trained the legendary Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.

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