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Breeders’ Cup Classic: California Chrome Runs For Redemption

All of the equine stars from the most prestigious 3-year old races this past spring and summer will meet in the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park in California, where California Chrome is running for redemption.

10/29/2014

California Chrome #2, ridden by Victor Espinoza, walks down the track after losing the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: No Room For Sour Grapes At The Belmont

California Chrome’s owner apologized Monday for criticizing the winning horse’s team after Chrome finished fourth in the bid for the Triple Crown. Immediately after the race, Steve Coburn called some fellow owners cowards for not […]

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/09/2014

Steve Coburn apologizes after lashing out after California Chrome loses the bid for the Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes.

California Chrome’s Co-Owner Apologizes For Post-Race Rant After Losing Triple Crown Bid

California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn said he’s ashamed of his post-race rant that made headlines after his horse lost the bid for the Triple Crown at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/09/2014

California Chrome at Belmont

5 Things To Know About The Belmont Stakes As California Chrome Runs For Triple Crown

California Chrome will try to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, which would make him horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Despite favorable odds, it won’t be easy.

06/07/2014

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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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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.

06/03/2014

An opossum scurries along the Belmont Park race track during a training run. (NY Racing Association, Inc./YouTube)

California Chrome Crosses Paths With Possible Parasite-Carrying Opossum At Belmont Park

Horse racing Triple Crown contender California Chrome had some small but very dangerous company on the race track last week.

05/28/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

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…

05/17/2014

Trainer Art Sherman pets his horse Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome following a morning workout in preparation for the 139th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 14, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Rob Carr/Getty Images

Bay Area Trainer Prepares Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome For Preakness Stakes

Trainer Art Sherman said he is enjoying the spotlight, after having trained horses at smaller tracks in the Bay Area for years.

05/16/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

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.

05/15/2014

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