California Chrome failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years on Saturday, losing the Belmont Stakes to long shot Tonalist and leaving his owner to complain others took “the coward’s way out” by skipping the first two legs of the Triple Crown.
It was a great start to the day for Barn 26, the Belmont home for California Chrome.
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.
Metro Meteor, also known as the painting horse, has come a long way since bad knees ended his racing career.
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.
California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.
City police investigate a fatal shooting that happened during Preakness festivities.
It’s Maryland’s day at the races and the biggest sporting event in the state. The horse racing world turns its attention to Baltimore for the Preakness Stakes.
Art Sherman thought nothing could be better than winning the Kentucky Derby.
It didn’t matter if you were there for the music or the horses, or whether you were a 21-year-old or a member of AARP.
California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths.
Safety first. Baltimore Police and Pimlico security are geared up to serve and protect the thousands of Preakness fans who will converge on Pimlico Saturday.