"I know there's always a question until they've done it, but I really think this horse will go a mile and a quarter, no problem," Sherman said. "He's doing everything right."
California Chrome has 77-year-old trainer dreaming →
"I'm very humbled to have a horse like this," said the elder Sherman, whose personality is not unlike that of California Chrome. "He's so easy going, laidback. Nothing seems to bother him."