California Chrome

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2003 — 129th Kentucky Derby: Jose Santos aboard Funny Cide wins in 2:01.19. 2008 — 134th Kentucky Derby: Kent Desormeaux aboard Big Brown wins in 2:01.82. 2014 — 140th Kentucky Derby: Victor Espinoza aboard California Chrome wins in 2:03.66.

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Kentucky Derby: Can Nyquist handle Churchill Downs' distance?
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The son of white-hot young sire Uncle Mo has the same high cruising speed that gave a major edge to California Chrome and American Pharoah, the past two Derby winners. He's not one-dimensional, because he can lead, stalk the pace or come from …

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Former Kentucky Derby contender has an unheard-of legacy in this year's race
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On Sunday, Uncle Lino became the 13th stakes winner out of Uncle Mo's first crop after winning the California Chrome Stakes at Los Alamitos. Uncle Mo's initial group of 167 live foals has brought almost $3.7 million in earnings. In sales of his 2-year …

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Collmus will keep calling big horse races for NBC
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“He's a furlong from immortality,” Collmus said excitedly as California Chrome tried to rally. “He's up on the outside of Commissioner. Here's Wicked Strong in the center of the track. Commissioner. California Chrome on the outside. Tonalist … It won …

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Well-traveled Espinoza eyes Derby jockey record
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Espinoza rode War Emblem wire-to-wire in the 2002 Derby before taking California Chrome and American Pharoah to wins by way of stalking, outside trips. In this year's race, a victory would require a come-from-behind effort. But, as Espinoza says, “The …

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The Friday Show Presented By DRF Bets: Chrome Drama, Derby Intrigue
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Even when he's not racing, the consensus top horse in North America seems to attract headlines. This week, there were rumblings about California Chrome's connections seeking a substantial purse increase for races this summer interested in attracting …

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Experience California's connection to the Run for the Roses
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CA Chrome: A Race for the Dream runs through Sept. 25. The California Museum is located at 1020 O St. in Sacramento. Museum hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, closed Monday. Admission is $9 for adults, …

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Chrome returning to training, still No. 1 horse
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Five weeks after his win in the $10 million Dubai World Cup, California Chrome shipped from his future home, Kentucky's Taylor Made Stallions, to his first one over the weekend. The 5-year-old horse will return to training in the coming days on the …

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California Chrome back home from Kentucky
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California Chrome, the 2014 Horse of the Year and the winner of the $10 million Dubai World Cup on March 26, returned to trainer Art Sherman's stable at Los Alamitos late Sunday afternoon after a flight from Kentucky. The popular 5-year-old spent most …

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Kentucky Derby 2016 schedule: Times, TV coverage, events and more for the week
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The winner of the Florida Derby, Nyquist, enters the week as the betting favorite. That's been a great place to be for the past few years. American Pharoah, California Chrome and Orb were each favored heading into Derby week and went on to win the race.

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A Taylor Made Home for California Chrome
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Another thank you along with the chorus of all of the other "thank yous" that have been enthusiastically stated. I would not doubt that, along with the Taylors adapting to having such a huge following of fans, B-H has done the same regarding the Chrome …

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