California Chrome Named Del Mar Horse of Meet

A hard-fought victory against a gameDortmund in the San Diego Handicap (gr. II) and a wire-to-wire domination of a field that included defending championBeholder in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) madeCalifornia Chrome  the unanimous choice as Del Mar's Horse of the Meeting for 2016.

The 5-year-old California-bred son of Lucky Pulpit , owned by Perry Martin and Taylor Made Farm and trained by Art Sherman, came into the meet as North America's all-time earnings leader with more than $12.5 million, and added $720,000 to the total with his two wins.