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Gun Runner scores Breeders' Cup Classic victory

There's a new king in horse racing and it's Gun Runner.

The 4-year-old colt won the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic by 2 1/4 lengths Saturday, sending rival Arrogate to a third straight career-ending defeat at Del Mar.

Gun Runner ran 1 1/4 miles in 2:01.29 and paid $6.80, $4.40 and $3.20.

Collected returned $5.60 and $4, while West Coast was another 1 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $3.60.

"At at the quarter pole, it was just a two-horse race between me and Collected," Gun Runner's jockey Florent Geroux said. "We just went on and the best horse won the race."

Arrogate finished in a dead-heat for fifth with Gunnevera, done in...

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