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 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

California Chrome Gets Ready For Pegasus

Dihigi Gladney Interview - Part 1 In Autumn 2015 Dihigi Gladney was blessed by the horse gods. He was employed by trainer Art Sherman as the exercise rider for California Chrome, one of the world's...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    January 19, 2017

California Chrome's Last California Ride

Leaving on a jet plane, won't be back again. Oh Babe, please don't go. Suddenly it was over. Just like that. Yet, for Southern California horse racing fans it was the ride of a lifetime. "Chrome will...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    September 29, 2016

California Chrome Is Awesome Again!

The greatest athlete in the world blew away the field at Santa Anita Park on a hot October afternoon with the sun-baked San Gabriel Mountains towering in approval just furlongs away. California...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 11, 2016

California Chrome Is Still Thrilling Racing Fans

California Chrome. What else needs to be said? Two years after running away with the 2014 American Horse of the Year honors the chestnut-hued thoroughbred with four white feet is still sending...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    August 11, 2016

California Chrome Dominates in TVG Pacific Classic

California Chrome ridden by Victor Espinoza sprinted from the starting gates, blew away the field and coasted to victory in the $1,000,000 TVG Pacific Classic at Del Mar Racetrack on Saturday, August...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    June 5, 2014

California Chrome Eyes Triple Crown

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter California Chrome is on a serious fast-track to become a horse for the ages regardless of the obstacles thrown in his path on or off the track. The moment jockey Vict...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 8, 2014

California Chrome: Kentucky Derby Champion

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter What a horse. What a team. And California bred. California Chrome's magical mystery tour intensified as the three-year old wonder horse thoroughly electrified and...

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    May 1, 2014

California Chrome Prepares For Derby

By Fred Altieri Observer Reporter The California Chrome saga continues... Training before the big race: Willie Delgado is living the California dream and the beauty of it is... it wasn't planned....

 By Fred Altieri    Sports    April 17, 2014

Kentucky Derby Is Goal of This California Duo

Art Sherman and California Chrome is the best emerging sports story of 2014. It is poetic justice that their successful unveiling has blossomed out of the ashes of Hollywood Park Racetrack's sad and...