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California Chrome will have target on his back at Preakness

...distinction belongs to 85-year-old Manny Azpurua, who will saddle Social Inclusion, the third-place finisher in the Wood Memorial. With a victory, he would surpass "Sunny Jim" Fitzsimmons, who was 82 years and 10 months when he trained Bold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-10/california-chrome-wi
Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome heads to Preakness

...Illinois Derby winner Dynamic Impact; Bayern, trained by Bob Baffert; and Social Inclusion, who ran third in the Wood Memorial.Like his trainer, California Chrome typically stays close to home. The colt made his first trip out of state to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/kentucky-derby-winne
Uncle Sigh's owner to honor veterans at Saturday's Kentucky Derby

...else."Uncle Sigh is 30-1 on the morning line. He is 1 for 5 in his career, running fifth most recently in the Wood Memorial. AN IRONIC SCRATCH: The irony of the situation was not lost on Bob Baffert after he scratched Hoppertunity from the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-01/uncle-sighs-owner-ho
Likely Derby favorite California Chrome snaps to after adjusting to time change

...first five races, including victories over Uncle Sigh in the Withers and Gotham stakes. His first defeat came in the Wood Memorial, where he finished second to Wicked Strong."I thought he passed a lot of internal tests that we hadn't been confronted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-29/likely-derby-favorit
'Barn rat" Jimmy Jerkens pins his hopes on Wicked Strong in Derby

...and a prayer. For in the car was the son of the legendary "Giant Killer," H. Allen Jerkens, and in the van was Wood Memorial winner Wicked Strong ? serious contenders to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby.James A. Jerkens, 55...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-29/barn-rat-jimmy-jerke
California Chrome cruises to victory in Santa Anita Derby

...Kentucky Derby winner Bob Baffert, earned 40 points and now has 95, ensuring him a spot in the Derby starting gate. WOOD MEMORIAL: In New York, Wicked Strong pulled a 9-1 upset in the $1 million race for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.The surprising...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-04-05/california-chrome-cr
Trainer Art Sherman confident California Chrome can get job done as huge favorite

...is Social Inclusion, who will be making just the fourth start of his career and first since finishing third in the Wood Memorial more than a month ago. He's trained by 85-year-old Manny Azpurua, who would become the oldest winning trainer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-16/trainer-art-sherman-
Eighty-five-year-old trainer Manny Azpurua enjoying the ride with precocious colt Social Inclusion

...race, he won by 10 lengths and broke a track record at Florida's Gulfstream Park. Then he finished third in the Wood Memorial, aced out for second by a nose. As a result, he came up short on the points list that determined the 20 horses...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-15/eighty-five-year-old
Marshall: California Chrome, Untapable showdown on hold

...first place finisher in the Derby Trial, both from Bob Baffert's barn. Among others listed as possible are the Wood Memorial third-place finisher, Social Inclusion, and Dynamic Impact and Ring Weekend, winners of the Illinois Derby and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-05-04/marshall-california-
Troubled trip in crowded 1974 Kentucky Derby led to 'The Little Current Rule'

...the ride on Little Current for the Blue Grass, but five days earlier, had won the much faster division of the split Wood Memorial aboard Rube the Great. Frank "Pancho" Martin had saddled Sham to chase Secretariat home the preceding year and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-04-30/troubled-trip-crowded-1974-k