Art Sherman Diary: ‘We Are Going to Win the Pegasus’

I know this is a big statement, but I think this is the best I’ve ever had California Chrome, physically and mentally. He’s just a lot of horse right now. Physically, he looks great. He’s just matured into quite a beast. I can tell he is sitting on a big race.

He will have to be since we were unlucky at the draw, getting stuck on the far outside in post 12. It’s a pretty short run into that first turn at Gulfstream Park, so Victor Espinoza will have to ask Chrome a bit getting out of there. Fortunately, Chrome is pretty much a push-button horse. He has the speed to clear at least half the field in the early going.

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