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California Chrome – Shining Like Gold for the Ages

California Chrome – Shining Like Gold for the Ages

When a legendary athlete retires fans look back and reflect on championships, courageous performances, and the most shining moments. Memories that burn brightly in the hearts and minds of admirers will never fade, and remain sacred, perfectly preserved and lovingly recorded for ages. Former 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner, California Chrome has completed his stellar thoroughbred racing career, and it would be customary to pay homage to his outstanding performances on tracks throughout the world. California Chrome or “Chrome,”…

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My Dubai World Cup 2016 Experience

My Dubai World Cup 2016 Experience

The Dubai World Cup is one of the biggest races of the year. The race has been held annually since 1996 and comes with a $10 million purse, making it the richest horse racing tournament in the world. The Dubai World Cup is run by the Emirates Racing Authority and has nine races in total. Eight of the races are thoroughbred contests, and one is a contest for purebred Arabian horses. The Dubai World Cup is open to 4-year-old horses…

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My Dubai Trip Experience

My Dubai Trip Experience

After witnessing American Pharoah becoming the first horse in 37 years to win the Triple Crown, I became more fascinated with horse racing. With some of the top horses in the world like California Chrome, Frosted, and Keen Ice, who defeated American Pharoah at the 2015 Travers Stakes, participating at the 2016 Dubai World Cup, I finally decided to take a trip to Dubai to experience what my friends have been telling me about the city, and to check out…

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