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Where’s raves for Team-Sherman at Los Alamitos? California Chrome grabs place among equine greats

Warren Eves | August 22, 2016

By Warren Eves Where are the plaudits for trainer Art Sherman? I’m making reference to the raves that for years have been written about the likes of “Baffy” and “Smiley” Mandella? Seems to me the old timer who calls Los Alamitos Race Course his home base [...]

Espinoza recounts hairy ride on ‘Chrome in World Cup:’I didn’t want the saddle to go any back further’

Warren Eves | March 31, 2016

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was the lead item in Santa Anita Park’s daily ‘Stable Notes’ and is reprinted exactly as it was written March 31, 2016. We run the item with the permission of the track’s publicity department because it reveals how everything went down when California Chrome’s saddle slipped in the $10M Dubai [...]

California Chrome Posts 1st of Five Works for Gold Cup: Dubai-UAE Expert Cummings Says It’s Right Decision

Warren Eves | February 21, 2015

By Warren H. Eves California Chrome recorded his first of five workouts for the Dubai World Cup on Saturday at Los Alamitos Race Course in California. Victor Espinoza was up as Art Sherman’s charge covered 4-1/2 furlongs and got an official half-mile clocking of 48 seconds.  It was his [...]

Handicapper, Former Horse Owner David Ruth Vents; ‘No Way He Stays Up in New York, Florida or Kentucky’

Warren Eves | November 5, 2014

By Warren Eves David Ruth has done it all in horse racing. The one-time owner now living in Ohio was still fuming several days after the Breeders Cup Classic fiasco. “I intentionally waited until Sunday to send Santa Anita an e-mail,” says Ruth who frequented Las [...]

‘Chrome Craze’ Keeping Former Racetrackers Upbeat; Bobby Rose: “It’s Helped My Health. I’m On A High’

Warren Eves | June 5, 2014

By Warren Eves ‘Chrome craze. Only true hardened racetrackers can relate to this story. California Chrome, an unassuming three-year-old thoroughbred, is having a surreal effect on people from near and far.  The chestnut colt some claim has an “inferior pedigree” has captured hearts and souls of [...]