Arrogate Flop at Del Mar San Diego Handicap Stuns Racing World

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Jul/24/2017

Arrogate, the big favorite to win this week’s San Diego Handicap at Del Mar, finished 4th in a shocking upset that has many in the horse racing world scratching their heads.

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Arrogate was listed at 1-20 odds ahead of the race. 

"He's fine. He didn't really put out that much. We checked him over (physically) and he looks good. He got a lot of dirt in his eyes and mouth," trainer Bob Bafffert told Bloodhorse.com.

"They got away from him. He made a little run, but then he was just flat. This track - you have to be up close. You can't be too far back."

He added: "We'll just go on with him. As long as he's working well and nothing comes up, we're going in the Pacific Classic. I wanted to give him a race here, thinking it would be a great workout for him, but the Pacific Classic is the main goal.

"They were ready for me. John (Sadler) did a great job with his horse. It's disappointing, but Arrogate is OK and that's all that matters. He'll be ready next time."

Arrogate is a favorite to win this year’s Breeders Cup Classic at 4/5 but those odds could get longer following Saturday’s defeat.

The early Breeders Cup Classic odds appear below.

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Arrogate 4/5

Gun Runner 9/2

Irish War Cry 8/1

Classic Empire 15/1

Shaman Ghost 15/1

Always Dreaming 20/1

Churchill 20/1

Mccracken 20/1

Epicharis 30/1

Hoppertunity 30/1

Keen Ice 30/1

Send It In 30/1

Tu Brutus 30/1

Cloud Computing 40/1

Gold Dream 40/1

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