Can a California-bred win the Kentucky Derby again?

         CAN A CALIFORNIA-BRED WIN THE KENTUCKY DERBY AGAIN? Is it too early to start asking questions about the Kentucky Derby?… I think the answer is an emphatic “it’s never too early to ask about the Kentucky Derby”. A recent stakes race in the Golden State...

Chrome’s last California race was simple

CHROME’S FINAL CALIFORNIA RACE WAS SIMPLE Time always lends perspective. As the calendar of life turns before my very eyes its becomes more and more evident. Sometimes we might wonder “why” when something is going down, but then later we understand. With the days...

Dortmund moving into Chrome’s stall

Dortmund (right) will be taking his sizable self to the barn of trainer Art Sherman and will likely be stabled in the old stall the legendary California Chrome has called home over the past five years. “Dortmund is such a monster he needs a bigger stall area and...