California Chrome wins turf debut at Del Mar

Nov 29, 2014 8:40 PM

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) - Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome won the $300,000 Hollywood Derby by two lengths in his turf debut at Del Mar on Saturday.

Ridden by Victor Espinoza, California Chrome ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:47.88 and paid $3.40, $2.60 and $2.10.

Lexie Lou returned $3 and $2.60, while Taleo was another length back in third and paid $3.60 to show.

California Chrome carried high weight of 122 pounds, as did four of his five rivals in the Grade 1 race for 3-year-olds.

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