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  • Dortmund works seven furlongs in 1:25 4/5 in preparation for his 2017 debut

    Dortmund Returns in Kilroe Mile

    A new trainer led to a new surface for Kaleem Shah's Dortmund, the towering grade 1 winner who March 11 will take his first steps on the Santa Anita Park lawn.

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    Dortmund Could Return in Triple Bend

    Dortmund, the 2015 Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner recently transferred by owner Kaleem Shah from trainer Bob Baffert to Art Sherman, could make his first start for Sherman in the March 11 Triple Bend Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park.

  • California Chrome secured a second Horse of the Year title Jan. 21.

    California Chrome Again Horse of the Year

    California Chrome’s second Horse of the Year honor for 2016--which was awarded to his connections Jan. 21 at Gulfstream Park--uniquely situates the chestnut in the history of the game.

  • Noble Bird winning the Hagyard Fayette Stakes in October

    Noble Bird May Start in Pegasus

    John C. Oxley's Noble Bird is under consideration for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park following a sharp half-mile work Jan. 15.

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    California Chrome Focused in Penultimate Move

    In California Chrome's first serious breeze since arriving at Gulfstream Park last week, Alan Sherman put blinkers on his charge and got the focused runner he wanted, as the 2014 Horse of the Year coasted through a five-furlong move in 1:00 3/5.

  • California Chrome gallops at Gulfstream Park Jan. 10

    California Chrome Set for First Gulfstream Workout

    California Chrome will command undivided attention at Gulfstream Park Jan. 14, when Thoroughbred racing's most enduring star is slated to take to the racetrack at 7:30 a.m. ET for a public workout in preparation for the Pegasus World Cup (G1).

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    California Chrome Works Easy for Pegasus

    Rain in the forecast forced a change in California Chrome's training schedule in preparation for the Jan. 28 Pegasus World Cup (gr. I), but it didn't alter the standard mood on the deck at Schwanie's At The Gap Dec. 29.

  • California Chrome worked five furlongs in 1:00.45 Dec. 3

    California Chrome Logs Work for 'Challenge'

    The assumption many have made about Los Alamitos Race Course's $100,000 Winter Challenge Dec. 17, a race written specifically to serve as a prep for California Chrome, is that will be a "paid workout" for the 2014 Horse of the Year.

  • California Chrome worked 4 furlongs in :47.46 on Nov. 26

    California Chrome Continues Work at Los Al

    The slow-early, quick-late drills have been standard for the 5-year-old son of Lucky Pulpit, so when he powered through the stretch to stop the clock in :47.46 for a half-mile Saturday, with a final furlong in :11.10, it was par for the course.

  • California Chrome Logs First Post-BC Work

    California Chrome went about his business Saturday in his standard fashion, how trainer Art Sherman and assistant Alan Sherman have trained him consistently during his 2016 campaign--relaxed early and quick late.

  • California Chrome and groom Raul Rodriguez arrive at Santa Anita

    California Chrome Arrives at Santa Anita

    Arriving back at Santa Anita Oct. 30 around 11:45 a.m. local time after a smooth ride from Los Alamitos, the world's greatest racehorse soon powered down the ramp, ready for his Nov. 5 engagement as the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) favorite.

  • California Chrome Powerful Late in BC Drill

    California Chrome started slow early in his five-furlong drill under regular exercise rider Dihigi Gladney, but kicked into another gear in the long stretch at Los Alamitos and hit the wire in 1:00 2/5.

  • California Chrome Works for BC at Los Al

    As most of the barns at Los Alamitos Race Course only started to rustle with activity during the early morning Oct. 15, California Chrome stood like a sentinel at the top of the longest stretch run in North America.

  • California Chrome working Aug. 14

    'Chrome' Works in 1:00 1/5

    California Chrome worked five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 at Los Alamitos the morning of Aug. 14. The colt will ship to Del Mar Aug. 15 for Del Mar's TVG Pacific Classsic (gr. I) Aug. 20.

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    California Chrome Back to Work at Los Al

    Art and Alan Sherman wanted California Chrome to run an easy half-mile in his first breeze following his hard-earned victory in the San Diego Handicap (gr. II), and the father-son training duo got what they asked for Aug. 7 at Los Alamitos.

  • Dubai World Cup Press Conference

    Comments from California Chrome's connections after his victory in the Dubai World Cup, including Victor Espinoza's discussion of the saddle slipping. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club.

  • California Chrome and Victor Espinoza take the Dubai World Cup.

    California Chrome Brilliant in World Cup Win

    A year later, a year better for California Chrome, who impressively won the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 26 at Meydan Racecourse a year after a second-place finish in the world's richest horse race.

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    California Chrome Back Breezing in Dubai

    He may have been half a world away when California Chrome recorded his first breeze March 6 since scoring a victory in a Dubai handicap Feb. 25, but Art Sherman got a good report from his son and assistant Alan Sherman.

  • Dubai World Cup: Alan Sherman and 'Chrome'

    The Dubai Racing Club asks trainer Alan Sherman a few questions about how California Chrome looks leading up to the Dubai World Cup. Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

  • Dubai World Cup: Alan Sherman and 'Chrome'

    The Dubai Racing Club asks trainer Alan Sherman a few questions about how California Chrome looks leading up to the Dubai World Cup. Video courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club

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    California Chrome to Run Feb. 25 in Dubai

    California Chrome will run Feb. 25 in a 2,000-meter handicap to prep for the March 26 Dubai World Cup (UAE_I) rather than racing on the March 5 "Super Saturday" program, assistant trainer Alan Sherman confirmed Jan. 26.

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    California Chrome 'Feeling Good' in Dubai

    Decked out in his fresh new "Chrome" jacket in the paddock area just before the fourth race at Santa Anita Park Jan. 24, Art Sherman gave a glowing report on California Chrome's condition since landing in Dubai.

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    California Chrome Departs for Dubai

    California Chrome will begin another journey to the other side of the world Jan. 21, when he'll depart from his double-wide stall at Los Alamitos Race Course at 5 a.m. PT with Dubai in his sights.

  • California Chrome returns a winner in the San Pasqual Stakes.

    California Chrome Powerful in Winning Return

    He had new co-owners and new silks, but California Chrome got his mojo back with a powerful victory in the $200,000 San Pasqual Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park, his first start off a nine-month layoff.

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    California Chrome Works Six Furlongs

    Stretching out for the first time since returning to trainer Art Sherman's barn in October, California Chrome breezed six furlongs Dec. 19 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

  • California Chrome worked three furlongs in :37 3/5 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

    California Chrome Strong in Los Al Drill

    Even after his first serious workout in just more than eight months, California Chrome wanted more. He wouldn't pull up after his three-furlong work in :37 3/5 Nov. 21 at Los Alamitos.

  • California Chrome in Great Britain April 21.

    California Chrome Adjusting to Newmarket

    "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.

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    California Chrome Under Saddle at Newmarket

    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.

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    California Chrome Arrives in Newmarket

    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.

  • Dubai World Cup - Team 'Chrome' Press Conf.

    Art Sherman, Alan Sherman, and Willie Delgado discuss how California Chrome traveled, is settling in, worked on the track, and answer other questions March 24.

  • Dubai World Cup 2015 - Team 'Chrome' Press Conf.

    Art Sherman, Alan Sherman and Willie Delgado discuss how California Chrome traveled, is settling in, worked on the track and answer other questions March 24. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club