Horse Racing

California Chrome departs Pimlico for Belmont

May 20, 2014 | WNST Staff

CALIFORNIA CHROME LEAVES PIMLICO FOR A DATE WITH DESTINY BALTIMORE, 05-20-14—Dual classic winner California Chrome left Pimlico Race Course at 6:14 a.m. for what is expected to be a 4-hour van ride to Elmont, NY. Trained by 77-year-old Art Sherman, California Chrome is eligible to become Thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion in the 146th running of the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes [...]

Chuckas says moving Preakness to June in best interest of horses, industry

Chuckas says moving Preakness to June in best interest of horses, industry

May 19, 2014 | WNST Audio

Maryland Jockey Club President joined Nestor Monday on “The Happy Hours”…

MJC President Chuckas would like to move Preakness back to June

MJC President Chuckas would like to move Preakness back to June

May 19, 2014 | WNST Staff

Idea would keep Derby in May, move Belmont back to start of July…

Espinoza says nasal strip wouldn’t make difference for California Chrome

Espinoza says nasal strip wouldn’t make difference for California Chrome

May 19, 2014 | WNST Audio

Kentucky Derby, Preakness winning jockey joined Glenn Monday on “The Reality Check”…

California Chrome approved to wear nasal strip in Belmont

California Chrome approved to wear nasal strip in Belmont

May 19, 2014 | WNST Staff

Triple Crown controversy averted as New York Racing Association gives approval…

Trainer says decision to be made regarding California Chrome, nasal strip

Trainer says decision to be made regarding California Chrome, nasal strip

May 18, 2014 | WNST Staff

Sherman doesn’t rule out chance owners could have horse skip shot at Triple Crown…

Ride On Curlin will take another shot at California Chrome in Belmont

May 18, 2014 | WNST Staff

CALIFORNIA CHROME READY FOR TRIPLE CROWN CHALLENGE/ PREAKNESS STAKES WINNER TO SHIP TO NEW YORK TUESDAY RIDE ON CURLIN READY TO CARRY ON IN THE BELMONT STAKES   CALIFORNIA CHROME – Trainer Art Sherman widened his smile and nodded at the question of the morning Sunday after California Chrome added Saturday’s Preakness Stakes (G1) to his win in the [...]

California Chrome’s Triple Crown bid potentially in jeopardy due to nasal strip

May 18, 2014 | WNST Staff

BALTIMORE (AP) — Trainer Art Sherman says California Chrome might not pursue a Triple Crown bid in the Belmont Stakes if New York officials won’t allow the colt to wear a nasal strip. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner has worn one during his current six-race winning streak after co-owner Perry Martin suggested it. Sherman [...]

Preakness record 123,469 see California Chrome take second leg of Triple Crown

May 17, 2014 | WNST Staff

CALIFORNIA CHROME DAZZLES RECORD CROWD IN PREAKNESS STAKES Derby Winner Continues Quest to Become 12th Triple Crown Champion BALTIMORE, 05-17-14 – California Chrome continued on his quest for a Triple Crown sweep Saturday at Pimlico Race Course, scoring a dominating victory in the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes (G1) to the enthusiastic approval of a record crowd of 123,469.   Two weeks [...]

California Chrome owner Coburn: “The hospitality (Maryland has) shown us is top shelf”

May 17, 2014 | WNST Staff

VICTOR ESPINOZA ART SHERMAN STEVE COBURN   THE MODERATOR:  We have Victor Espinoza, and we’ll have Steve Coburn and Art Sherman coming in as well.  Victor,  congratulations.  Well done. VICTOR ESPINOZA:  Thank you, sir.   Q.  Did you start him earlier than in the past?  If so, is there any reason you did that? VICTOR [...]