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Top 5 Contenders Of 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic

The year of the three-year-olds! Four of the top 5 contenders of the 2014 Breeders’ Cup Classic are three-year-olds. Lead by California Chrome and Shared Belief, the Classic is full of young talent, making the race very unpredictable. None of these horses have the experience of last year’s winner Mucho Macho Man. In fact, no three-year-old has won the BC Classic since 2008 — Raven’ Pass. It will be Shared Belief’s race to lose. The undefeated colt will be the morning line favorite, who riding a seven-race winning streak .

10/05/2014

2014 Belmont Stakes

California Chrome Finishes 6th At Pennsylvania Derby, Baffert’s Bayern Goes Wire-to-Wire

Bayern won the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday at Parx Racing, and Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome finished sixth in the seven-horse field.

09/20/2014

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California Chrome To Return To Los Alamitos July 17; Owners Want $50K To Parade At Del Mar

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will return to his home stable in Los Alamitos on July 17 after taking some time off after a grueling Triple Crown run during the spring.

07/10/2014

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10 Extremely Awkward Apologies In Sports History

From Donald Sterling and Steve Coburn to Tonya Harding and Mike Tyson, here are some other notable awkward apologies from the world of sports.

06/10/2014

2014 Belmont Stakes

California Chrome Sustains Gash To Foot

California Chrome sustained a bloody gash to his right front foot during the Belmont Stakes, an injury that may have hurt his chances in his failed bid to sweep the Triple Crown for the first time in 36 years.

06/07/2014

2014 Belmont Stakes

Tonalist Wins Belmont Stakes To Spoil California Chrome’s Shot At Triple Crown

Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

06/07/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, goes over the track in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in New York.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Smooth Sailing Continues For California Chrome

California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.

06/07/2014

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Influenced By Chrome, Belmont Park And Santa Anita To Pass Out Nasal Strips For Final Leg Of Triple Crown

California Chrome got permission from New York racing officials to wear nasal strips when he runs in the Belmont Stakes.

06/06/2014

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8 Real Reasons Why California Chrome Will Win The Triple Crown

It’s been 36 years since we’ve had a Triple Crown winner and with the Belmont Stakes approaching, here are the 8 real reasons why California Chrome will take it home this Saturday.

06/06/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

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Belmont Stakes: California Chrome Draws Same Spot As Secretariat At Post Postion No. 2

California Chrome became the 3-5 early favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion.

06/04/2014

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Belmont Stakes Preview: California Chrome Runs for Racing History

California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.

06/03/2014

Belmont Stakes 2014 - Previews

California Chrome Schools In Paddock At Belmont

California Chrome has visited the Belmont Park paddock and galloped his usual two miles in preparation for his bid to win horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years.

05/29/2014

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Past Triple Crown Winners Ready For New Champ

Patrice Wolfson is ready to give up her title as the co-owner of the last Triple Crown winner.

05/27/2014

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