Upon retirement, Sherman, 84, will very likely send the horses he presently coaches to his two sons, Steve, who has a stall in Northern California, and Alan, who is training in Kentucky. That will permit Art and Faye, his spouse of nearly 62 years, the time to travel, and Art said that he also plans to do a brief bloodstock work. He added that he is feeling eager continuing to be cancer-free succeeding a bout with bladder cancer a while back.
“I met a lot of people I am acquainted with everywhere in the country,” he said. “I’ve never been to Ruidoso [Downs]. I’ve got a companion who used to own a piece of ‘Chrome,’ and he’s been beckoning me every year. That’s on my bucket list — to go for the All-American Futurity.
Sherman will always be related with California Chrome, the boy of Lucky Pulpit out of Love the Chase, by Not For Love, bred and owned by Perry Martin and Steve Coburn. As a California-bred colt out of a horse who finished her racing career operation for an $8,000 claiming price, California Chrome rose from obscurity to eventually be one of the most common racehorses in modern times.