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Animal Kingdom wins Dubai World Cup

Updated: March 30, 2013, 5:50 PM ET
Associated Press

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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