Kentucky Derby: California Chrome makes it look easy

by Jay Privman 4 years ago

Art Sherman first came to Churchill Downs in 1955 as a stablehand associated with Swaps, who won that year’s Kentucky Derby. The other day, Sherman, now 77 and the trainer of California Chrome, paid a visit to the gravesite of Swaps, whose remains are at the Derby Museum at Churchill Downs, and said a little prayer. “It came true,” he said. “I was hoping he was another Swaps.”

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