California Chrome is a 12 year old horse that was born in 2011 and raced from 2013 to 2017. He was sired by Lucky Pulpit out of the Not For Love mare Love The Chase. He was trained by Art Sherman and raced for California Chrome LLC, and was bred in California, United States by Steve Coburn, Perry Martin. California Chrome has raced at Belmont Park, Churchill Downs, Del Mar, Gulfstream Park, Hollywood Park, Los Alamitos Day, Meydan-UAE, Parx Racing, Pimlico Race Course, Santa Anita Park with wins at Churchill Downs, Del Mar, Hollywood Park, Los Alamitos Day, Meydan-UAE, Pimlico Race Course, Santa Anita Park. His stakes wins include wins in the 2016 Winter Challenge (LS), 2016 Awesome Again (G1), 2016 Pacific Classic (G1), 2016 San Diego Handicap (G2), 2016 Dubai World Cup (G1), 2016 Handicap, 2016 San Pasqual Stakes (G2), 2014 Hollywood Derby (G1), 2014 Preakness Stakes (G1), 2014 Kentucky Derby (G1), 2014 Santa Anita Derby (G1), 2014 San Felipe (G2), 2014 California Cup Derby (RS), 2013 King Glorious (RS), and the 2013 Graduation (LS).