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California Chrome shines down stretch

Posted: May 4, 2014 at 3:54 a.m.

Victor Espinoza rides favored California Chrome to a 1¾-length victory over Commanding Curve (far left) and Arkansas Derby winner Danza in the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. Saturday’s winning ride by Espinoza was his second in the Derby, the first coming in 2002 on War Emblem.

Art Sherman looked dazed, perhaps still a bit uncertain that he had been handed such a magnificent gift after six decades of devotion to racehorses.

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Sports, Pages 25 on 05/04/2014