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.
California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths.
A participant in the first All-American Soap Box Derby watched Saturday as more than 440 racers competed in the 76th running of the event.
After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday’s Preakness to extend racing’s Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next best alternative for the Belmont Stakes is a rematch.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Illinois Derby champion Departing played together as foals in the lush pastures of Claiborne Farm in central Kentucky.
Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is a go for the Belmont Stakes on June 11.
Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. has some explaining to do.