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California Chrome wins Preakness Stakes, to try for Triple Crown in three weeks

...can do it."Bob Baffert trained War Emblem, one of his three Triple tries that ended in failure. He missed with Silver Charm in 1997 and again the following year with Real Quiet, who lost the Belmont by a nose."California Chrome is something...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-17/california-chrome-wi
Jockey Gary Stevens, 50, basks in 'special' win

...it for Wayne Lukas and his team."It was Stevens' third career victory in the Preakness, the first since 1997 on Silver Charm.Stevens captured his first Triple Crown race in 1988 for Lukas, and they have remained close since then."Wayne...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-05-18/jockey-gary-stevens-
Dubai race sparked Gary Stevens' return

...one more time in the world's richest horse race helped to convince him to launch a comeback at 50. He won here with Silver Charm in 1998 and came in second behind Cigar in the inaugural race in 1996 on Soul of the Matter.Stevens will mount Dullahan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2013-03-29/dubai-race-sparked-g
Triple Crown finale has its appeal

...Stevens, who will be aboard Oxbow, knows all about the intricacies of the track. In 1997, he moved too soon aboard Silver Charm and had his Triple Crown spoiled by Touch Gold. A year later, he spoiled Real Quiet's Triple bid when Kent Desormeaux...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-07/triple-crown-finale-has-its-appea
Baffert sitting out Dubai World Cup

...approach was partly inspired by Silver Charm, who "ran flat" at the World...Dubai -- winning the race with Silver Charm in 1998 and then again in 2001...thrilling victory of the two was with Silver Charm, who won by a nose over Swain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-03-26/baffert-sitting-out-
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Kentucky Derby timeline

...was 2:01.13, ninth fastest in Derby history. Trainer Bob Baffert won theDerby for the third time. He saddled Silver Charm '97 and Real Quiet '98. The wire-to-wire victory was the first in the Kentucky Derby since Winning Colors in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2011-05-06/kentucky-derby-timel
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New Zealand bred favorite in world's richest horse race

...on the far outside in a 14-horse field with a chance to give Baffert his third World Cup win. The trainer won with Silver Charm in 1998 and Captain Steve in 2001.Game On Dude's co-owner Bernie Schiappa is optimistic. He said Thursday it doesn't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2012-03-29/new-zealand-bred-fav
Jockey works magic on both turn's rails

...Funny Cide 2002 - War Emblem 2001 - Monarchos 2000 - Fusaichi Pegasus 1999 - Charismatic 1998 - Real Quiet 1997 - Silver Charm 1996 - Grindstone 1995 - Thunder Gulch 1994 - Go for Gin 1993 - Sea Hero 1992 - Lil E. Tee 1991 - Strike the Gold 1990...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/03/oth_522604.shtml
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Favorite's posse polarizes

...mouthy like that and other people certainly don't like it," said trainer David Hofmans, whose Touch Gold spoiled Silver Charm's 1997 Triple Crown bid. "He is controversial in all aspects of the game."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/03/oth_460846.shtml
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Favored Big Brown draws seventh post

...post for the 1 3-16th-mile race at Pimlico. Eleven winners have come from that post, the last being Silver Charm in 1997. Silver Charm also won the Kentucky Derby, but was outdueled in the stretch run of the Belmont by Touch Gold to lose...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/15/oth_228652.shtml
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