Perry Martin

Graded Stakes-Siring Peppered Cat Relocates To Clear Creek Stud In Louisiana

Peppered Cat, a veteran stallion whose offspring includes the multiple graded stakes winner Pepper Crown, has been purchased privately by Perry and Denise Martin of Martin Racing and relocated from California to stand at Val Murrell’s Clear Creek Stud in Folsom, La. for the 2020 breeding season. A California stalwart since he retired to the […]

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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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Multiple Stakes Winner Lake Ponchatrain Retired, Booked To California Chrome

Multiple stakes winner Lake Ponchatrain, a $626,368-earner whose accomplishments include 10 black-type wins and placings, has been retired from racing and is booked to visit two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome in 2020 for her first breeding. A 7-year-old daughter of 2010 Travers Stakes winner Afleet Express out of Harmony Lake, by Lucky Lionel, […]

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‘Clean Trip’ Paramount For Chrome’s Brother Faversham In Oceanside

Faversham comes into the traditional Opening Day featured Oceanside Stakes at Del Mar after breaking his maiden in his seventh career start on June 21 at Santa Anita. The victory came at the Oceanside distance of one mile on the grass. Not bad by most standards. But Faversham also carries the burden of expectations inherent […]

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California Chrome’s Full Brother Faversham Breaks Maiden On Turf

Long-time racegoers know that racing’s chart books are chock-full of well-related full and half siblings that simply couldn’t run.  That can no longer be said about Faversham, a chestnut full brother to two-time Horse of the Year and four-time Eclipse champion California Chrome, as Faversham, ridden by Tiago Pereira, rallied from off the pace to […]

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Full Brother To California Chrome Eyeing Cal Cup Derby

It might too late for Faversham to follow in the Triple Crown footsteps of his accomplished full brother, California Chrome–his late racing debut put a dash in those hopes–but the three-year-old ridgling who ran a promising second in his first start last Monday at Santa Anita could still have a bright future ahead of him. […]

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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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Commentary: Graceless Finish To A Night Of Champions

A  night that started with a heartwarming update on how far the Thoroughbred industry has progressed in taking care of its retired horses and included a brief live auction that raised $82,000 for the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, ended with a cymbal crashing boom, thanks to the most graceless acceptance speech ever given by the owner of a […]

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California Chrome Wins 2016 Horse Of The Year

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters announced this evening that California Chrome, winner of the Dubai World Cup and the TVG Pacific Classic, and North America’s all-time leading money earning Thoroughbred, was voted as Horse of the Year, an honor which he also won in 2014, […]

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Taylor Made: Plans In Place To Begin Stallion Career Of ‘Amazing’ California Chrome

Frank Taylor, the vice-president of boarding operations at Taylor Made Farm, California Chrome’s new home as of Jan. 29, was on hand Saturday morning at Gulfstream Park for the horse’s final career breeze, and his last before the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28. As California Chrome was being bathed by his […]

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