Cigar and Concern will run in Sunday’s Hollywood Gold Cup, according to their trainers, meaning the value of the race at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif., will increase from $750,000 to $1 million.
Cigar, who has won eight straight races, is ranked No. 1 and Concern No. 2 in the latest Thoroughbred Racing Communications poll.
It had been announced June 19 that if Cigar and Concern both ran, the purse would be increased.
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