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Dortmund galloping in December at Santa Anita.
Dortmund Back On The Dirt In Next Saturday’s Santana Mile

Dortmund may like to eat grass but he doesn’t fancy running on it. That was the message trainer Art Sherman got from the oversized son of 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown after he finished last by more than 10 lengths in his turf debut in the Grade I Frank E. Kilroe Mile on March […]

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Dortmund galloping in December at Santa Anita.
Solid Kilroe Mile Performance Would Give Sherman More Options With Dortmund

Saturday’s Grade 1 Frank E. Kilroe Mile on grass will mark at least two firsts: The first time Dortmund runs on turf and the first time the 5-year-old son of 2008 Kentucky Derby winner Big Brown runs in a stakes for owner Kaleem Shah under his new trainer Art Sherman. Dortmund, a winner of five […]

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Dortmund is ready for his first start since finishing fourth in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.
Dortmund To Try Turf In Next Saturday’s Kilroe Mile

Kaleem Shah’s Dortmund will race on the grass for the first time in his career next Saturday, debuting for trainer Art Sherman in the G1 Kilroe Mile at Santa Anita, according to The 5-year-old son of Big Brown was transferred from trainer Bob Baffert to Sherman’s barn at Los Alamitos on Jan. 1, when […]

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Dortmund worked at Santa Anita on Oct. 25
Dortmund ‘Getting Close’ To Ready, May Run In Triple Bend

Dortmund, the 2015 Santa Anita Derby winner recently transferred by owner Kaleem Shah from trainer Bob Baffert to Art Sherman, could make his first start for Sherman in next Saturday’s Grade I Triple Bend Stakes if he’s ready for the seven furlong race. “He worked five-eighths in 59 the other day and went really well,” […]

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California Chrome in his new stall at Taylor Made Farm
California Chrome: X-Ray Reveals ‘No Injury’ In Right Knee

After California Chrome’s ninth-place finish in Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup, trainer Art Sherman became concerned that the two-time Horse of the Year had perhaps developed a chip in his right knee. The big chestnut was a bit “off” on that front leg, and had developed heat and a bit of filling. California Chrome was flown […]

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California Chrome arrives at Gulfstream Park
Update: California Chrome Shows Fluid In Right Knee After Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Art Sherman told that two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome was a bit sore when cooling out Saturday evening, after the 6-year-old was beaten 29 1/2 lengths by Arrogate to finish ninth in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. Upon further investigation, Sherman determined that the cause was likely a bit of […]

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Arrogate romps clear in the Pegasus World Cup
Arrogate Proves Much The Best In Inaugural Pegasus World Cup

Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate overcame a difficult inside post position, stalking the early leaders and powering away cleanly in the inaugural running of the world’s richest horse race, the $12 million Pegasus World Cup. Despite coming eye-to-eye with Horse of the Year California Chrome down the backstretch, 4-year-old Arrogate was able to make his move around […]

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California Chrome, at Taylor Made Farm  in 2015
California Chrome’s Chiropractor ‘Part Of The Equation’ For Record-Setting Season

Horses can require chiropractic adjustments in much the same way that people sometimes do, and 2016 Horse of the Year California Chrome is no different. According to, Don Moore has been a part of the horse’s championship team for the last 18 months. Working in concert with trainer Art Sherman and his veterinarians, Moore […]

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Klimt drew off in the stretch to win the Del Mar Futurity by 4 1/4 lengths
‘It’s A Long Road Ahead’: Shah Takes Derby Off The Table For Klimt

Instead of pushing Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity winner Klimt to be ready for the Kentucky Derby, owner Kaleem Shah is giving the talented sophomore colt time to mature. The son of Quality Road was recently transferred to Art Sherman’s barn, and, according to, Klimt will not be pointed for the roses on the […]

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California Chrome at Gulfstream Park
California Chrome: Sherman To Focus On ‘Fundamental’ Schooling Before Pegasus

Watching his son and assistant, Alan, lead California Chrome around the Gulfstream Park shedrow shortly before 7 Sunday morning, trainer Art Sherman continued to marvel at the strength and energy of his newly crowned two-time Horse of the Year. “I was going to walk him myself if they didn’t show up,” he said. “It’s a […]

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