California Chrome Breezes Five Furlongs in Dubai

California Chrome Breezes Five Furlongs in Dubai

© Benoit Photo

2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome, prepping for a two-race campaign in Dubai that will culminate with a run in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), turned in an impressive five-furlong workout on February 5th at Meydan.

According to a tweet from Taylor Made Farm, which owns a minority share in California Chrome, assistant trainer Alan Sherman was “very pleased” with California Chrome’s workout, in which the five-year-old son of Lucky Pulpit went the distance in a rapid :59 2/5 and galloped-out six furlongs in 1:12 2/5.

California Chrome’s first start of the season in Dubai is expected to come in a ten-furlong handicap race at Meydan on February 25th.

If you enjoyed this article, be sure to sign up for email newsletters and special offers from The Turf Board! Also, if you’re a fan of horse racing history, please check out my upcoming book Lost to the Ages: 10 Forgotten Champions of U.S. Horse Racingscheduled for release later this year!

Follow J. Keeler Johnson ("Keelerman"):

J. Keeler Johnson is a writer, blogger, videographer, and all-around horse racing enthusiast who was drawn to the sport by Curlin's quest to become North America's richest racehorse. A great fan of racing history, he considers Dr. Fager to be the greatest racehorse ever produced in America, but counts Zenyatta as his all-time favorite. He lives in Wisconsin and also writes for the Bloodhorse.com blog Unlocking Winners.

Leave a Reply

3 Comments on "California Chrome Breezes Five Furlongs in Dubai"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest | most voted
Eric Rickard
Guest

I love the two race schedule. Acclamation and prep race. Another US win in the World Cup.

wpDiscuz