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Favorite California Chrome Runs Away With Kentucky Derby

 Favorite California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby, taking the lead on the final turn and pulling away for a dominating victory. Trained by Art Sherman and ridden by Victor Espinoza, California Chrome entered the race at Churchill Downs (CHDN) in Louisville, Kentucky, as a 2-1 favorite. He finished the 1 1/4-mile (2-kilometer) race in