On his sire’s side, California Chrome’s great-grandsire was Belmont Stakes winner AP Indy, who had two Triple Crown winners in his pedigree, Seattle Slew and the great Secretariat . Both Seattle Slew and Secretariat are direct descendents of Nearco.
The JS Company tweeted a video of the stallion along with the statement: ” California Chrome has a minor enteritis after arriving at Arrow Stud and recovering now. “Fortunately, he eats very well and his condition becomes better day by day.
Much fanfare accompanied the retirement of California Chrome to Taylor Made Farm in Kentucky in 2017. His was a story that had resonated with the casual American racing audience; the inexpensively produced California -bred who had taken on the world with venerable trainer Art Sherman at his side.
California Chrome Sires First North American Winner .
|Owner||Perry Martin and Steve Coburn (2011–2015) California Chrome LLC (2015–2017)|
|Racing colors||Purple, green, donkey on back, green cap (DAP Racing, 2013–2015) Silver/Gray (California Chrome LLC, 2016–2017)|
|Trainer||Art Sherman, Alan Sherman|
On the breeding market, however, their fortunes have drastically flipped: Smarty Jones stands for just $7,500 at Calumet Farm while Tapit is the most valuable (and arguably best) sire in North America, standing at Gainesway Farm for $300,000 — the highest stud fee in North America.
¥4 million ($36,500 United States)
Fortune previously reported that American Pharoah could be worth as much as $100 million over the next few years. At the time, it was expected that the horse’s stud fee could range anywhere from $100,000 to $150,000.
California Chrome Loses To Tonalist In Belmont, Misses Triple Crown. Tonalist (left) with Joel Rosario up edges out Commissioner with Javier Castellano up to win the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race. Triple Crown favorite California Chrome tied for fourth place with Wicked Strong.
Big Brown (foaled April 10, 2005, in Kentucky) is a retired American Thoroughbred racehorse best known for winning the 2008 Kentucky Derby and 2008 Preakness Stakes.
Wayne Lukas, currently has three sons of American Pharoah in his barn.
ARCADIA, Calif. —With a gutsy late surge, Arrogate ran down the favored California Chrome Saturday evening to win the 2016 Breeders ‘ Cup Classic. The five-year-old Chrome had a commanding lead for nearly the entire race, but the three-year-old Arrogate closed in to win by a half a length.
Horse of the Year in 2014 and 2016, California Chrome retired to stud at Taylor Made as the richest winner of the GI Kentucky Derby in history, having added the G1 Dubai World Cup to his resume.
Mine That Bird finished his career running for Lukas. The gelding, now 13, lives the retired life on a farm in Roswell.
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