California Chrome was the first Golden State-bred horse to win the Kentucky Derby since 1962.
And behind every champion thoroughbred is a talented trainer.
Art Sherman was born in New York but raised in the Los Angeles area.
At 77, Sherman made history this year as well becoming the oldest trainer to win the Kentucky Derby.
Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Tuesday, May 6, 2014.