art sherman

Around The Track Podcast Presented By Taylor Made: Art Sherman’s Journey

Art Sherman’s life is bookended with the remarkable story of two Kentucky Derby winners that have him in common. First, there was Swaps in 1955 when Sherman was just a teenager literally sleeping next to the horse on a cross-country train ride. Then, nearly 60 years later, California Chrome came along, one of the most […]

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‘Not The Dortmund He Used To Be’: Fan-Favorite Chestnut Retired To Stud

Dortmund, the 2015 Santa Anita derby winner who finished third to eventual Triple Crown champion American Pharoah in that year’s Kentucky Derby and fourth in the Preakness Stakes, has been retired, trainer Art Sherman said Sunday morning. “It seemed like the right time now that’s he’s getting older,” Sherman said of the five-year-old chestnut horse, […]

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Collected Runs Away With Santana Mile; Dortmund Fourth

With heavily favored Dortmund heading a three-horse scramble for the lead, Bob Baffert’s Collected sat a perfect trip under Martin Garcia and took command a quarter mile from home en route to a powerful 3 ¾ length victory in Saturday’s $75,000 Santana Mile at Santa Anita. Idle since last year’s Preakness Stakes on May 21, […]

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Dortmund Returns To Main Track In Santana Mile

Kaleem Shah’s Dortmund returns to the main track as he heads a field of seven older horses in Saturday’s $75,000 Santana Mile at Santa Anita.Originally trained by Bob Baffert, he debuted for Art Sherman in the Grade I Frank E. Kilroe Mile and appeared totally out of sorts in his first try on turf, finishing […]

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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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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 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 drf.com. 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 ‘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: 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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Update: California Chrome Shows Fluid In Right Knee After Pegasus World Cup

Trainer Art Sherman told drf.com 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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