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 […]
California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
California Chrome, the popular horse that’s made his way into mainstream America, will try to end horse racing’s 36-year Triple Crown drought at Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
With a victory in the Belmont on June 7, California Chrome will become the 12th Triple Crown winner in horse racing history and the first since Affirmed in 1978.
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Trainer Art Sherman said he is enjoying the spotlight, after having trained horses at smaller tracks in the Bay Area for years.
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.
The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. He is one of only three colts exiting the Derby expected to run in the Preakness. The so-called “new shooters” — those that didn’t make the cut for the Kentucky Derby but will enter the Preakness — includes a mixed-bag of 3-year-old colts and one filly who will take on the “boys.”
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The unexpected Kentucky Derby winner goes for the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.