|California Chrome sets gold standard for Kentucky Derby|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The owners of California Chrome are putting all their hopes into the chestnut colt to win the Kentucky Derby.
After all, he’s the only horse they own.
California Chrome, based at lesser-known Los Alamitos racetrack in suburban Los Angeles, is the early 5-2 favorite for today’s 140th Derby with good reason. He has won four straight races by a combined 24 ¼ lengths under Victor Espinoza, who won the Derby in 2002 with War Emblem.
“He’s so light on his feet,” Espinoza said. “He just does things so easy and makes my job easy.”
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