Animal Kingdom wins Dubai World Cup
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Animal Kingdom showed that an American horse can win the world's richest horse race on an all-weather track, pulling away down the straight Saturday in the $10 million Dubai World Cup.
The 2011 Kentucky Derby winner overtook the Bill Mott-trained Royal Delta with about 500 yards left, opened up a three-length lead and held off a fast-charging Red Cadeaux to win by two lengths.
"He's a tremendous horse," Animal Kingdom jockey Joel Rosario said. "I let ...
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