U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome will return to the United States after missing the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot with a bruised foot, Racing Post reports.
Horse of the Year California Chrome has been officially ruled out of the June 17 Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot due to a bruised foot.
William Buick is to ride U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 17 at Royal Ascot, Racing Post reports.
Newmarket trainer Rae Guest posted an brief update May 12 on U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome, who is training toward a start in the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) June 17 at Royal Ascot.
U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome will bypass the Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes (Eng-I) May 16 at Newbury to continue preparations for the Royal Ascot meeting in June, Racing Post reports.
"There's a lot for them to consider, but when it comes to racing, the horse's fitness will not be a problem. It is much more down to the way the horse feels." -- Rae Guest on California Chrome.
Defending U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome had Robbie Mills aboard for the first time April 15 at Newmarket, getting acquainted with the rider who will be his regular partner in the Rae Guest yard.
California Chrome arrived in Newmarket April 1 and is settling in at the yard of trainer Rae Guest, who will supervise the U.S. Horse of the Year's preparations for a tilt at Royal Ascot.
Trainer Art Sherman didn't exactly give the decision to send California Chrome to England a ringing endorsement the morning of March 29.
English group I winner Serious Attitude will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale in Kentucky.
Serious Attitude remained unbeaten with a half-length victory over Aspen Darlin in the 32Red.com Cheveley Park Stakes (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Newmarket Oct. 3.
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