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A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year
A win at Hollywood Derby can make California Chrome horse of the year

There are just six horses entered Saturday in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar, but the presence of Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome means the horse racing world will be watching closely. Trainer Art Sherman is taking a gamble in a final opportunity to impress voters for Horse of the Year. The race is 1 1/8 miles on turf. California Chrome has never raced over grass, and his workouts don't indicate he has taken to the surface. "I'm excited to see him run on the grass. It's a different scenario for me," Sherman said. "We should have a few Chromies" — California Chrome fans — "out here for it." ...

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