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Collected Holds Stablemate Arrogate Safe For Pacific Classic Victory

By Margaret Ransom

Collected wining the 2017 Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Photo: Jim Safford

Collected wining the 2017 Pacific Classic at Del Mar. Photo: Jim Safford

In doing so, Collected guaranteed himself a spot in the starting gate for the Nov. 4 Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI) as the Pacific Classic is a Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” event for the $6 million race.

A confirmed early runner, Collected sped right to the front after a clean break from post two and was happy to set all of the early pace through splits of :23.76, :47.19 and 1:11 through three-quarters of a mile, with both Accelerate on the inside and Arrogate on the outside hot on his heels. And as he rounded the far bend, Collected… (more)

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