California Chrome

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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Lucky Pulpit, at Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif.
Lucky Pulpit, Sire of California Chrome, Dead At 16

Two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit has died at the age of 16 after covering his first mare of the 2017 breeding season at Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif., according to a report in A heart attack is suspected as the cause of death. Bred and owned throughout his racing […]

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This California Chrome halter is listed on eBay, with proceeds to benefit the Lexington Catholic High School.
California Chrome Halter, Lunch Experience Up For Auction On EBay

Taylor Made Farm has donated both a halter worn by champion California Chrome, as well as an in-person catered lunch experience with the two-time Horse of the Year, in order to benefit the Lexington Catholic High School. Both items are currently listed on eBay; the online auctions will close on Feb. 23 at 11:40 and […]

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Perfect Drift and Goetz take California Chrome to the post in the 2014 Kentucky Derby
Lost And Found Presented By Horseware: Perfect Drift Keeps Busy In Retirement

Perfect Drift has never been the type of horse to sit around in a field during a sedentary retirement. After he left the track in 2008 at the age of nine, the multi-millionaire Dynaformer gelding spent some time as the resident Thoroughbred at the Kentucky Derby Museum, but he was bored. He started to get […]

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California Chrome
No Surprise Here: Chrome Named California-Bred Horse Of The Year For Second Time

California Chrome was named the California-bred Horse of the Year for 2016 at the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association’s Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner held Wednesday night at the Langham Huntington in Pasadena. Ashleyluvssugar and Masochistic were the other finalists for Horse of the Year, an award California Chrome also won in 2014. The other champions […]

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Arrogate cruises home in the Pegasus World Cup
The Friday Show: A Time To Reconsider, Future For Arrogate?

With the inaugural Pegasus World Cup in the rear view, what does the bigger picture look like? In this week’s The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the event and the race — not to mention the timing of it — plus, where does Pegasus winner Arrogate go from here? Enjoy the latest […]

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By winning the Pegasus World Cup, Arrogate topped $11 million in earnings
Bloodlines: Arrogate Quickly Building The Riches

With victory in Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 28, champion Arrogate took a giant leap toward becoming the leading money winner in the States, perhaps even the world. The current leading American money winner is California Chrome, who has earned $14,752,650 with 16 victories from 27 starts, racing from 2 to 6. Now retired to […]

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Classic Empire (Pioneerof the Nile) wins the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (G1) at Keeneland. Julien Leparoux up, Mark Casse trainer, John Oxley owner.
Top 3-Year-Old Poll: Classic Empire, McCraken In Top Two Spots

As the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” gets underway, the top ten in week one of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll, results are mostly based on their two-year-old performance of 2016 as the newly minted three-year-olds ready for their 2017 race debut. Unbeaten standout in 2016, Classic Empire, ranked number one […]

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