California Chrome

California Chrome Makes ‘Verbal’ Return To The Races

People watching Monday’s final race at Delaware Park must’ve been surprised to learn that California Chrome was at the front of the pack. Surely, he’s still retired and enjoying his stud career? He can’t possibly be in a $10,000 maiden claiming race? Of course not. But good natured track announcer John Curran kept calling a […]

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Perseverance The Theme Of 2017 Hall Of Fame Induction For Castellano, Espinoza, Gomez

Friday’s induction ceremony to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame was dominated by stories of determined jockeys asVictor Espinoza, Javier Castellano, and the late Garrett Gomez were all given plaques for their career achievements. The event, held at Fasig-Tipton’s pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., also included honors for three-time Breeders’ Cup Mile winner […]

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California Chrome Arrives Safely In Chile For Southern Hemisphere Breeding Season

Kentucky Derby and Dubai World Cup winner California Chrome arrived safely at Haras Sumaya Stud in Chile on Sunday afternoon, according to a Twitter post by Taylor Made Farm. The fan-favorite stallion will stand the Southern Hemisphere season in Chile, then return to the United States and Taylor Made Farm for his second season at stud […]

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El Campeón Arrogate Reaparece El 22 De Julio En El San Diego Handicap

Arrogate, cuatroañero propiedad de Juddmonte Farms que sacudió el espectro hípico con espectaculares triunfos en las principales carreras del mundo, parece encaminado a reaparecer el sábado 22 de Julio en el TVG San Diego Handicap en Del Mar, según se informó. El gran tordillo, victorioso en siete actuaciones consecutivas amasando ganancias récord de $17,084,600, estaría […]

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Full Brother To California Chrome Preparing For June 16 Debut

Faversham is the only full brother to champion California Chrome, though dam Love the Chase did produce two fillies also sired by the late Lucky Pulpit. Owner Perry Martin and trainer Art Sherman are hoping Faversham can follow in his famous older brother’s footsteps, according to bloodhorse.com. “It’s pretty cool to have the last of […]

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Rare White Colt Born In New York From Last Crop Of Lucky Pulpit

An unusually marked, mostly white colt from the last crop of California Chrome’s sire Lucky Pulpit was foaled on May 19 at Stone Bridge Farm in New York in ongoing fulfillment of a dream sparked in owner/breeder Gary Tolchin when he attended races with his father as a youth. The colt was delivered by the […]

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Absentee Bidding Now Available On Old Friends’ Homecoming Halter Auction

Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility is Georgetown, KY, will host its 13th Annual Homecoming Event on Sunday May 7th beginning at 1 pm. The event features a live and silent auction of artwork, prints, and racing memorabilia, including several premiere collectible stallion halters. For those unable to attend the event, absentee bidding for several […]

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Equine Dating Game: Taylor Made Invites Public To Help Choose A Mare For California Chrome

Taylor Made Farm, one of Kentucky’s leading and most innovative horse farms, is partnering with adventure magazine True.Ink to offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience to the public: taking part in the breeding of Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome’s successor. Chrome, one of the most popular and wealthiest racehorses in recent history, retired in January to start […]

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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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Espinoza Believes Gormley Has A Chance In ‘Wide Open’ Run For The Roses

Gormley will attempt to become the 11th Santa Anita winner to capture the Kentucky Derby when the son of Malibu Moon trained by John Shirreffs runs in the first leg of the Triple Crown Classic May 6 at Churchill Downs. Aboard the bay colt owned by Jerry and Ann Moss will be Hall of Fame […]

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