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California Chrome heads to Britain, to race at Royal Ascot

ASCOT, England (AP) Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome is heading to England after being confirmed as a runner in the prestigious Royal Ascot meeting in June.

The 4-year-old American colt was second to Prince Bishop in the Dubai World Cup, the world's richest horse race, on Saturday and will be taken directly to Britain as early as next week. (MORE)

Sky Kingdom wins Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Sky Kingdom won the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup for the second time for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert on Saturday at Santa Anita.

Ridden by Martin Garcia, Sky Kingdom won by 5 3/4 lengths, running 1 1/2 miles in 2:28.90 and paying $7.60, $4.80 and $2.60. The 6-year-old won the race in 2013. He had been idle since losing on Oct. 31. (MORE)

International Star adds Louisiana Derby to Fair Grounds wins

NEW ORLEANS (AP) International Star trainer Mike Maker suggested that he might take some dirt from the Fair Grounds Race Course and sprinkle it on the famed track at Churchill Downs. (MORE)

Materialty wins $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) By the time Materiality and Upstart hit the top of the stretch, the other seven horses in the Florida Derby field were afterthoughts. (MORE)

Saharan Serenade wins Big A feature

NEW YORK (AP) Saharan Serenade powered to a 3 3/4-length victory Saturday in the $57,000 allowance feature for New York bred fillies and mares at Aqueduct. (MORE)

Prince Bishop wins Dubai World Cup, California Chrome 2nd

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Prince Bishop pulled away from favorite California Chrome on the home straight and won the $10 million Dubai World Cup by 2 3/4 lengths at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday.

Starting from the inside post, jockey William Buick rode Prince Bishop to his first victory on dirt. It was the fourth attempt for the 8-year-old horse in the world's richest race. (MORE)

Mubtaahij romps in UAE Derby, trainer says on to Kentucky

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Well, that was easy.

Mubtaahij pulled away from the field around the final turn and cruised to an eight-length victory in the $2 million UAE Derby at Meydan Racecourse on Saturday. (MORE)

Prince Bishop wins Dubai World Cup

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Prince Bishop pulled away from race favorite California Chrome on the home straight to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup by two and three-quarter lengths on Saturday.

Starting from the inside No. 1 post, William Buick rode Prince Bishop to the horse's first victory on dirt, while California Chrome's travails on the surface continue. (MORE)

Abbey Vale wins Santa Anita feature off 11-month layoff

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Abbey Vale won the $60,000 feature for older horses by a length Friday at Santa Anita after an 11-month layoff. (MORE)

Jerkens, Arroyo win 2nd straight Big A feature

NEW YORK (AP) Trainer Jimmy Jerkens and jockey Angel Arroyo struck again, winning the $69,000 Aqueduct feature for a second straight day as Effinex splashed through the mud for a 3 1/2-length victory on Friday. (MORE)

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