Arrogate soars to new heights in stunning World Cup win
Arrogate romps home to stunning World Cup win By Peter Scargill 4:48PM 25 MAR 2017
Report: Dubai, Saturday
Meydan: Dubai World Cup (Group 1) 1m2f, 3yo+, dirt
THE gods had conspired to make World Cup night a true test but while the other favourites faltered Arrogate showed he is a true champion with a jaw-dropping display.
Rated the best horse in the world, Arrogate had to prove it as he was horrendously hampered exiting the stalls and had to make up ground all the way from the rear.
Somehow he made it look easy. Arrogate was ridden into contention rounding the turn for home and cut back the leader Gun Runner in what appeared to be a matter to strides to win, remarkably, a shade cosily.
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