AP – California Chrome 5-2 Derby favorite

California Chrome 5-2 Derby favoriteCalifornia Chrome has been made the early 5-2 favorite for Saturday’s 140th Kentucky Derby, with Hopportunity the second choice in the full field of 20 horses. Trained by 77-year-old Art Sherman, California Chrome drew the No. 5 post on Wednesday. Eight horses have won from there, most recently Funny Cide in 2003. Sherman could become the oldest trainer to win the Derby, surpassing Charlie Whittingham’s mark of 76 when Sunday Silence won in 198

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