Unusual Heatwave overhauled 8-5 favorite Mega Heat late in the race to win the $100,000 Crystal Water Stakes by three- quarters of a length at Santa Anita on Sunday.
California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.
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.
Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
Patrice Wolfson is ready to give up her title as the co-owner of the last Triple Crown winner.
Cyclometer won the $100,000 Los Angeles Stakes by 2 1/2 lengths after favorite Wild Dude was a late scratch at Santa Anita on Monday.
Sky High Gal won the $75,000 Mizdirection Stakes for fillies and mares by 1 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita on Sunday.
Santa Anita will renovate its one-mile dirt track in July, replacing the existing surface with a natural soil that includes sand to ensure balanced drainage during wet weather.
Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome has been given the okay to wear a nasal strip in the upcoming Belmont Stakes, after worries arose over the weekend that he may not have the opportunity to compete for history.
California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.
Obviously won the $100,000 American Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths at Santa Anita on Saturday.
California Chrome won the Preakness in dramatic fashion Saturday to keep alive his bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown since 1978.
We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…
From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower. That is why exacta, trifecta, and superfecta wagers (the exotic bets) are the best place to invest in this year’s Preakness.
Santa Anita race track has canceled Thursday racing due to the excessive heat, the track announced Wednesday.