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He was originally campaigned by his co-breeders Perry Martin and Steve Coburn but is now owned by California Chrome LLC, a group that includes majority owner Perry Martin and Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Ky., where hell eventually retire to for stud duty.4. California Chrome has won five races with a purse of $1 million or more, including the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and the $10 million Dubai World Cup.5. This year is Chromes fourth year of racing. The 5-year-old began his racing career at age 2 in 2013.6. Hes currently riding a five-race win streak and hasnt finished worse than second since November 2014.7. California Chrome owns stakes wins on all three of the main racing surfaces: dirt, turf and synthetic, including the 2014 Grade 1 Hollywood Derby on turf.8. His synthetic stakes win was the final stakes race ever run at the now-defunct Betfair Hollywood Park outside Los Angeles.9. California Chrome is undefeated in 2016, with five wins including the Dubai World Cup and the Pacific Classic. His average margin of victory this year is 2-1/2 lengths.10. He has two Eclipse Awards to date, champion 3-year-old male and Horse of the Year, both in 2014, and hes a leading contender to add to that tally this year.11. California Chrome has six Grade 1 (highest level) wins as well as three Grade 2 scores. In all, 12 of his 14 wins have come in stakes.For more stories like this check out Americas Best Racing. NHL Jerseys Wholesale .5 seconds to play in the game, Kevin Love never stopped believing that they would come out of there with a win. China NHL Jerseys Sale . After a replay, the winner will meet Sunderland in the quarterfinals. Sagbo did well to control Sone Alukos right cross and fire past Brighton goalkeeper Peter Brezovan. 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With memories of his successes on Hong Kongs racetracks flooding back, Gary Moores thoughts have turned to hulking sprinter Takedown winning one of the worlds most famous sprint races.Now based in Sydney, Moore has returned to Hong Kong for Sundays Group One International Sprint (1200m) at Sha Tin with Takedown who has tipped the scales at 618kg, the same weight he was before winning the Group One Winterbottom Stakes at Ascot on November 26.Hes coping well with the amount of travelling, Moore told AAP from Hong Kong.In fact I thought he looked a lot brighter in the coat here in Hong Kong than what he did from Perth.Moore was a seven-time champion rider in Hong Kong and won a Group Three race as a trainer in 2010 when he travelled Viva Pronto from Macau where he was champion trainer eight times.The 17-hand gelding will work on turf at Sha Tin on Wednesday morning.Based on years of experience riding at the track, Moore is hopeful Widden Studs Antony Thompson can draw inside barrier five on Thursday.Takedown was bred by Widden and given to Moore to train after being withdrawn from the Easter yearling sale when Thompson had doubts he would make the grade.Moores father and legeendary jockey George was close friends with Thompsons father Bim. 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Our families go back a long way, Moore said.To have a horse under my care for them and to win my first Group One race in Australia was very, very special.Moore repeated his trademark celebration after the Winterbottom, running on the track to greet and kiss Takedown.I think Ill be a little bit more subdued but Ill definitely jump for joy if we can win this great race, Moore said.While Moore admits he is proud to simply have a runner, an International Sprint victory would rank alongside his 1981 Prix de lArc de Triomphe win aboard Gold River.Ive won the greatest race in the world as a jockey and to come and win probably one of the greatest sprint races in the world would be something that I could be proud of, he said.Manikato Stakes winner Rebel Dane will also fly the Australian flag, with trainer Gary Portellis assistant Greg Miles saying the horse will have a light week.He lost nine kilos on the flight but has already put a couple back on and looks bright, Miles said. 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