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Preakness

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 […]

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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)

California Chrome Fails In Bid For Triple Crown

California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

06/07/2014

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Molly Riley / Stringer)

California Chrome Expected To End Triple-Crown Drought At Belmont Stakes

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.

06/06/2014

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins The Preakness; Sets Sights On Triple Crown

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.

05/17/2014

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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Preview: California Chrome Headlines Preakness Stakes

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.”

05/14/2014

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10 Sports Pilgrimages Every Guy Should Make Once In His Life

Which sports events are worth planning a vacation around? Check out these ten sports happenings every guy should make a trip for.

02/05/2014

I'll Have Another ridden by Mario Gutierrez (L) beats Bodemeister ridden by Mike E. Smith at the finish line to win the 137th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 19, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

GameDay: The Triple Crown

The unexpected Kentucky Derby winner goes for the first Triple Crown since Affirmed in 1978.

06/06/2012

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