SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The 4-year-old colt California Chrome will return to racing next year.

Trainer Art Sherman says the winner of the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Horse of the Year is recovering from a bone bruise injury which triggered speculation that his racing career might be over.

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Sherman says California Chrome will likely need three months of recovery.

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