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Arrogate ran California Chrome down in the shadow of the post to grab the spoils in a renewal of the Breeders Cup Classic that truly lived up to its billing as a duel for the ages. Zack Britton Jersey . Dubai World Cup winner California Chrome set easy fractions in front and Victor Espinoza looked to have matters under control as he went for home.Art Shermans superstar opened up a gap on the Khalid Abdullah-owned Arrogate, but the young pretender would not be denied under Mike Smith, to give trainer Bob Baffert a third Classic victory in a row. Baffert said: I was a bit worried, he was just loping around. I thought Man, I hope I have him fit enough.When Chrome was out there cruising, I thought no way hes going to catch him, hes going to run second, but at least he showed up.Then all of a sudden, Mikes riding and hes catching up little by little with that big stride kicking in. I felt like when Trevor (Denman) says this is un-believe-able. I never thought he would be able to catch Chrome.It takes a lot to get me excited and that was some race.Sherman was gracious in defeat and pointed towards the Pegasus World Cup invitational at Gulfstream Park in January as being the final race of California Chromes career.He said: Im very proud of the way he ran and there are no excuses. What can I say, he ran his eyeballs out.He ran his race, but just got beat in those last couple of jumps.That winner (Arrogate) is the real McCoy. I knew he was the one we had to beat, but I didnt know how good he was.We had no excuses. He broke so darn good that I figured wed be in front early. The fractions were fine.When we were in front turning for home, I thought hed win, because he usually hangs on. Hes been so good all year long, but it just shows that you cant win every race.He will be back for sure.Espinoza said: I am so proud of him, he ran a great race. Maybe in hindsight I should have let him roll a bit earlier. We have had our ups and downs, and I know what its like to be down and then come back.He was cruising, but weve probably met a good horse today.The pair finished a chasm clear of third-home Keen Ice, whose trainer Todd Pletcher bemoaned a lack of pace.The pace didnt really develop quite the way we thought it would, he said.We were hoping theyd mix it up more than they did. I thought he put in a good, long sustained run. He showed some guts and fought hard for third and showed some guts.Javier Castellano, who rode Keen Ice, added: Im very satisfied with the way he ran today. It was a good third place to the best horses in the country. Also See: Live results service Full racecards Get Sky Sports £10 completely free bet! Mike Mussina Jersey . -- Derrick Rose shook off poor shooting early to hit clutch shots late and Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 104-95 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday night. Miguel Andujar Jersey . On Tuesday, Ottawa placed forward Cory Conacher and defenceman Joe Corvo on waivers as trade rumours swirl around the Senators. http://www.customyankeesjersey.com/custom-randy-johnson-jersey-large-594i.html . Sulaiman, 44, was chosen unanimously Tuesday in a vote by the leadership, the World Boxing Council said. Sulaiman becomes the sixth president of the organization. Having stuck around during good, bad and ugly times at AFL club Port Adelaide, Justin Westhoff doesnt want to retire without a premiership.Westhoff will become the seventh Port player to bring up the 200-match milestone when his side face Sydney at the SCG on Saturday.The 29-year-old arrived at the club courtesy of the 2006 draft, two years after their premiership success.Westhoff featured in the 2007 grand final, which Geelong won by 119 points.The Power rebuilt under Ken Hinkley and fell one goal short of defeating Hawthorn in a 2014 preliminary final but have since stalled.Hopefully Im around to see some sort of finals footy and hopefully a premiership in the near future, Westhoff said on Monday.I definitely want to be around for a few more years to come.Weve got a great group coming up. Weve played some good footy in thee last few years but we still havent reached where we want to go. Custom Don Mattingly Jersey. definitely want to be around for that.Westhoff noted he was fond of his time at Port.I know its been 10 years now. Its kind of all rolled into one. Its been a bit of an up-and-down journey, he said.Meanwhile, Westhoff said fellow forward John Butcher had a point to prove in the final four rounds of the 2016 season.Hes got four games to go to make the club decide if they want him to stick around, Westhoff said.The ball is in his court.(Coach Ken Hinkley) has given him the chance to prove himself.When hes aggressive at the ball theres not too many players who can really stop him.But he can be his own worst enemy at times. ' ' '

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