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California Chrome Given OK To Wear Nasal Breathing Strip In Bid For Triple Crown

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.

05/19/2014

Victor Espinoza rides atop California Chrome #3 during the post parade for the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nasal Strip Issue Could Clog California Chrome’s Bid For Triple Crown

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.

05/18/2014

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Man Hailed A Hero For Saving Girl From Runaway Horse

A 90-year-old paddock guard at a Southern California thoroughbred track put himself between a young girl and a horse that broke loose before a race, injuring himself and leaving the girl unharmed.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/12/2011

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