California Chrome approaches the toughest test of his career in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 5, but co-owner Steve Coburn could not be more confident in the upstart California-bred colt's chances.
- Dark Bay or Brown Ridgling
- Born 2011
|Trainer||Denise E. Breuer|
|Breeder||Jeffrey Amling & Bluegrass Farm Partners|
|Rprettyboyfloyd View Five-Cross Pedigree||Bluegrass Cat||Storm Cat|
|She's a Winner|
|El Bank Robber||Eltish|
|Sale / Hip||Type||Buyer||Consignor||Price|
|Yearling||Jason Hall, agent||Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services, agent||$16,000|
Prices in parentheses indicate a horse did not sell because it did not meet its reserve price.
Bayern should draw most of the attention in the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 8 at Santa Anita Park following his dazzling 15-length allowance win for trainer Bob Baffert.
Lee and Susan Searing already have one formidable West Coast contender for the Triple Crown trail in Candy Boy. After winning the San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) in handy style with Kobe's Back, they have a second as well.
Following a 2-year-old season that ended disappointingly, Kobe's Back returns to action in the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 16 in his debut on dirt at Santa Anita Park.