Pedigree Analysis: Chrome’s Pedigree an Intriguing Mesh of La Troienne

by Rommy Faversham

North America’s all-time richest racehorse, the dazzling chestnut California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit-Love the Chase by Not for Love) will be retired to stud at Taylor Made Farms in Nicholasville, Kentucky. Whenever that might be.

Contrary to Bluegrass norms where champion colts are so often prematurely whisked off to the breeding shed, this photogenic five year-old and earner of more than $13 million continues on with his celebrated racing campaign. No doubt, Chrome’s last race, his sensational performance in this year’s Dubai World Cup sealed his future invitation into American Racing’s Hall of Fame at Saratoga.

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