Grand Slam - Smooth and Classy, by Ogygian | 2002 Gelding - (View Pedigree)


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Cherono Cherono
Cherono Cherono - January 2010. This California guy's not too sure about this snow stuff.
Cherono Cherono - Having settled in with a nice roll in the mud, Cherono surveys his new home.
Cherono Cherono - January 2010
Cherono Cherono - January 2010
Cherono Cherono - December 4, 2009, the day Cherono arrived
Cherono Cherono - Who did he inherit those beautiful muscles from, his sire Grand Slam, or his damsire Ogygian? Or both?


Bred in KY by Liberation Farm & Oratis Thoroughbreds. Foaled May 5, 2002

3 Starts, 0 Wins, 0 Places, 0 Shows. Career Earnings: $4,040

Racing Owners: Jerry and Ann Moss
Trainer: John Shirreffs
Jockeys: Mike Smith, Rene Douglas

Raced at Santa Anita and Hollywood Park
Joined Old Friends: December 2009
Modified On: 11/12/2012

His racing hopes ended, but he got the respect and care that equine athletes deserve at Old Friends.

Jerry and Ann Moss purchased the beautifully bred Cherono at the Keeneland September Yearling Sales for a pretty penny, but high hopes were dashed when after only three starts he injured a leg and was no longer able to race. 

Though the $1,280 he had earned on the track made him a financial liability, Cherono's exemplary owners, Jerry and Ann Moss, gave him the care he needed to recover, and provided for his safe and secure future.  

These days a very slight limp is only scarcely noticeable in the fluidity of his sure, graceful strides.  

He is much like his damsire, fellow Old Friends resident Ogygian, in pride as well as looks 

 Share sheet info - click here.  Donate to sponsor Cherono. Receive a certificate and 8x10 photo 


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