California Chrome

Victor Espinoza celebrates as California Chrome wins the Dubai World Cup
Espinoza: ‘Everything Is Different’ When Riding The Dubai World Cup

Victor Espinoza knows his way around Meydan Racecourse, whether the saddle is on properly or not. Last year the Hall of Fame nominee, who turns 45 on May 23, piloted California Chrome to victory in the $10 million Dubai World Cup despite riding with a saddle that slipped early on in the mile and a […]

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Photo of jockey Roman Chapa, already facing allegations of using a buzzer in 2015, seen winning the Pan Zareta Stakes in 2014
The Friday Show: Shocking Results, Weighing History?

Jockey Roman Chapa is already facing a lengthy suspension at least, plus felony charges for alleged use of an electrical device in a race in Texas, but in this edition of The Friday Show, we ask how far could this possibly go? A new photo of Chapa has surfaced that may shed light on further […]

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Stallion Shuttling: Questions Answered

With the recent news of stallions California Chrome and American Pharoah shuttling to Chile and Australia respectively, there is once again renewed interest – and push back – from fans on social media concerned about the Champion horses’ well-being. As writer Carleigh Fedorka wrote in her popular “A Yankee in Paris” blog this week, the […]

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California Chrome at Taylor Made Farm
Updated: California Chrome Will Shuttle To Chile For Stud Duty

Reports from Chilean media Thursday afternoon indicated that multiple Eclipse Award champion California Chrome will shuttle to Chile for stud duty during the Southern Hemisphere breeding season. La Hípica reported the recently-retired son of Lucky Pulpit will stand at Haras Sumaya, located near Pirque. California Chrome currently stands stud at Taylor Made Farm near Lexington, […]

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Arrogate worked seven furlongs in 1:25 2/5 Sunday at Santa Anita
Arrogate ‘Looked Fantastic’ In Sunday Breeze, Leaves For Dubai Monday

The highest-rated horse in the world, Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate had his final work at Santa Anita on Sunday, before he loads on to a plane for the United Arab Emirates on Monday. The 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song worked seven furlongs under regular work rider Martin Garcia in 1:25 2/5, out-finishing workmate Cat Burglar at […]

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California Chrome at Taylor Made Farm
In The Stud Presented By KERx: California Chrome, New For 2017

The Paulick Report is pleased to bring back a popular photo/video feature that will run every other week and will spotlight stallions standing in Kentucky. The series, put together by our friends at EquiSport Photos, will feature stallions that are either just entering stud in 2017, or stallions that have not yet had their first […]

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Arrogate breezes at Santa Anita on March 5
Arrogate ‘Worked Great Again’ In Preparation For Dubai World Cup

Longines World’s Best Racehorse and Pegasus World Cup Champion Arrogate made another step toward his expected start in the Mar. 28 Dubai World Cup Sunday morning, breezing seven furlongs at Santa Anita under regular work rider Martin Garcia. According to, the 4-year-old son of Unbridled’s Song was clocked in 1:24 for the distance, and […]

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American Pharoah's first foal is a colt out of Kakadu, born at Brookdale Farm. The foal's first halter is being auctioned to support CASA of Lexington.
Chrome, Pharoah Halters Auctioned To Support Lexington’s Court Appointed Special Advocates

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lexington has received horse halters from: American Pharaoh, California Chrome, Nyquist and the first halter of the first foal of American Pharaoh. The collection includes three Kentucky Derby winners, the hater from California Chrome is the last halter worn by the recently retired champion and a one of a […]

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Mubtaahij's name means "elated" in Arabic
De Kock Aims Mubtaahij At Thursday Night Prep Race In Dubai

Eight-length winner of the UAE Derby in 2015, Mubtaahij also finished a very good second to world-class racehorse California Chrome in the 2016 Dubai World Cup, The 5-year-old son of Dubawi is on track to contest the $10 million race at Meydan again this year, and trainer Mike De Kock has entered the horse in […]

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California Chrome, at Taylor Made Farm  in 2015
Stakes Winner You Bought Her Goes To California Chrome After Final Start Saturday

The 7-year-old mare You Bought Her (Graeme Hall) will have a chance to join exclusive company when she vies for her third consecutive victory in the $50,000 Minaret Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs. But she may have a more important date with destiny within the next couple of months. Trainer David Hinsley, who co-owns You […]

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