That infection is a neurological disease called equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, or EPM. It can turn a powerful race horse into a stumbling, weak, uncoordinated animal.
When California Chrome crosses the finish line in the Belmont Stakes next month, win or lose, his bid for a Triple Crown will be over and horse racing will begin its annual retreat from the mainstream.
Ellen Jackson breeds and trains horses at Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville. Her horses tested the strips in a 2004 UC Davis study, which found they cut down on lung bleeding—a problem among racehorses.
California Chrome repelled one challenger and then put away another in the stretch to win the Preakness on Saturday, setting up a Triple Crown try in three weeks.
We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…
If Art Sherman has one worry about California Chrome, it’s the colt’s health.
A filly is going to challenge the boys in the Preakness for the first time since 2009 when Rachel Alexandra won.
The owners of Kentucky Derby-winning horse California Chrome are back home in Yuba City, and they say this is just the start for the horse.
Art Sherman has never had a big operation or wealthy clients who infused cash and horses into his stable.
California Chrome found another gear and pulled away down the stretch to win the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.
The meaning behind the names of the 19 horses running in the 140th Kentucky Derby in post position order. The No. 1 stall in the starting gate will be empty after Hoppertunity was scratched.
The city doesn’t make national or even state headlines much of time, and for people in this city of 65,000, it’s a surprise to be on the national map.