California Chrome

Bloodlines Presented By The Virginia Thoroughbred Association: Behind The Scenes Of California Chrome’s Sale To Japan

With the first crop of colts and fillies by Horse of the Year California Chrome (by Lucky Pulpit) ready to turn 2 on Jan. 1, their sire is going to leave for his new home in Japan sometime in the first half of January. Taylor Made Farm, which bought into California Chrome during his racing […]

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Alan Sherman To Accompany California Chrome On Flight To Japan

Alan Sherman, the son and assistant of trainer Art Sherman, will make the trip over the Pacific Ocean with two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome as he prepares to continue his stallion career in Japan, Horse Racing Nation reports. The younger Sherman was instrumental in the son of Lucky Pulpit’s global campaign, which saw […]

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Global Reach: 2020 Stud Fees For Notable North American Runners Standing Abroad

The eyes of North American Thoroughbred fans and breeders are on the international stallion markets as much as they’ve ever been, with two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom, and likely Eclipse Award winner Bricks and Mortar all set to stand in Japan for the 2020 breeding season. Foreign interest […]

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Soros Breaks His Maiden In Smooth Air; Fort McHenry Off The Board

Trainer Gustavo Delgado has enjoyed success while racing maidens in stakes races at Gulfstream Park in recent years, including runner-up finishes in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) by Majesto in 2016 and Bodexpress this year. Saturday, Delgado got all the money in the $75,000 Smooth Air with Soros, who broke his maiden easily […]

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California Chrome’s Half Brother Fort McHenry Tries Stakes Company At Gulfstream

Expectations for Fort McHenry were obviously high when Derrick Smith, Mrs. John Magnier and Michael Tabor bought the son of Tapit for $1.1 million at the 2018 Keeneland September sale. Being a half-brother to California Chrome, the two-time Horse of the Year who won the 2014 Kentucky Derby (G1) and Preakness Stakes (G1), has done […]

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California Chrome Sold To Stand In Japan

The California Chrome Syndicate has reached an agreement with the JS Company LTD. of Japan to purchase California Chrome, subject to all the Japanese government’s quarantine and exportation requirements being met, Taylor Made Stallions announced today. As part of the agreement, the California Chrome Syndicate has the first right of refusal if California Chrome is […]

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California Chrome Leads 2020 Taylor Made Stallions Roster At $30,000

Taylor Made Stallions has set its 2020 stallion roster and fees, led by California Chrome who will stand the upcoming breeding season for $30,000 S&N. Joining California Chrome on the roster are Not This Time, who will stand for $12,500 S&N, Midnight Storm and Mshawish who will each stand for $10,000 S&N, and Daddy Long […]

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Mosler Filly Tops OBS October Open Yearling Sale At $75,000

Hip No. 401, a daughter of Mosler consigned by Sennebec South Farm, was sold to Patrice Miller, EQB, Inc., agent, for $75,000 to top the open session of the 2019 Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. October Yearling Sale. The dark bay or brown filly is out of Dominus Effect, by Dominus, a half sister to graded […]

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Fort McHenry: California Chrome’s Half-Brother ‘Has More Potential In Him’

Rodrigo Cunha’s Gemo made good use of his good turn of foot to win Race 5 on Friday’s program at Gulfstream Park West, prevailing by three-quarters of a length over Fort McHenry, a 2-year-old half-brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chome. Gemo ($7.20) opened a clear lead in the backstretch run of the […]

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California Chrome Colt Brings $85,000 To Top Friday At Keeneland September Yearling Sale

A colt from the first crop of two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, sold to Novogratz Racing Stable for $85,000 to lead Friday’s 11th session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale. Novogratz, the day’s leading buyer with three purchases for $155,000, also acquired fillies by […]

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