Shared Belief won’t run in the Dubai World Cup

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Shared Belief won’t run in the $10 million Dubai World Cup this month.

Jerry Hollendorfer, who trains the 4-year-old gelding, says there enough races in the U.S. with big purses to run in and the ownership group doesn’t want to make the long trip to the Middle East.

Hollendorfer is among Shared Belief’s co-owners, which include sports talk host Jim Rome.

Shared Belief won the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap by 4 1/4 lengths Saturday, making him 10-1 in his career. Hollendorfer said Sunday that the gelding came out of the race well and his likely next start will be in the Grade 2 Oaklawn Handicap on April 11 in Arkansas.

Reigning Horse of the Year California Chrome is headed to Dubai for the March 28 race.

Also going to Dubai is Breeders’ Cup Sprint winner Secret Circle, who will run in the $2 million Golden Shaheen on the same day for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert.

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