California Chrome became the early 3-5 favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion and first in 36 years.
California Chrome has galloped two miles at Belmont Park, with the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner preparing for the final leg of the Triple Crown.
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California Chrome might have abandoned his Triple Crown bid if New York officials refused to allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. But racing fans can exhale. “Nasalgate” has come to a quick — and satisfying — conclusion.
Kentucky Derby hero Orb boarded a van bound for New York at 7 o’clock Sunday morning, showing no ill effects from Saturday’s disappointing fourth-place finish in the Preakness.
The Big dance is right around the corner and teams are making strides towards being part of it. It all started this weekend with a buzzer beater, Kentucky barely holding on and Belmont joining the tourney. A wild weekend indeed!
Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags has been retired because of a tendon injury in his left front leg.
The connections of I’ll Have Another announced that they will scratch their Triple Crown candidate from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. It was discovered after his gallop on Friday that the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes was developing tendonitis in his front leg. The colt’s owner, Paul Reddam, announced in a press conference on Friday afternoon that I’ll Have Another will be retired.
I’ll Have Another attempts to become history’s 12th Triple Crown winner.
Horse racing’s Laffit Pincay took some time to join The Norris & Davis Show to talk about this weekend’s Belmont Stakes.
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Gary Stevens, a Hall of Fame Jockey, called into The Norris and Davis Show to talk about a possible Triple Crown in horse racing, and the recent troubles of fellow jockey Kent Desormeaux.