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California Chrome Eager During Belmont Gallop

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.

05/27/2014

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Triple Crown Hopeful California Chrome Gallops

California Chrome has galloped 1 3/4 miles over a sloppy track at Belmont Park, with a possible 12-horse field taking shape for the Belmont Stakes in which the colt will try to win the Triple Crown.

05/24/2014

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California Chrome Unfazed By Opossum Encounter

California Chrome was unfazed by a chance encounter with an opossum that crossed the track at Belmont Park as the Triple Crown hopeful was ending his gallop.

05/23/2014

139th Preakness Stakes

California Chrome Gallops In Slop At Belmont

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome has galloped for the first time at Belmont Park.

05/22/2014

California Chrome

Md. Racing Fans Hope To See A Triple Crown Winner This Year

A big weekend for Baltimore and big weekend for horse racing as Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome won the Preakness Stakes and earned a shot at becoming the first horse in more than three decades to win horse racing’s coveted Triple Crown.

05/19/2014

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Exhale! N.Y. Racing Officials To Allow California Chrome’s Nasal Strips

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.

05/19/2014

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Nasal Strip Could Clog California Chrome’s Triple Crown Bid

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.

05/18/2014

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It’s Preakness; Horse Racing Enthusiasts Descend On Pimlico

Preakness is Saturday and horse racing enthusiasts are ready.

05/17/2014

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‘Chrome’ Looks For Golden Preakness As Favorite

California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths.

05/16/2014

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…

05/16/2014

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Ring Weekend Focuses On Preakness After Gelding

Ring Weekend will try to become the eighth gelding to win the Preakness, and the first since Funny Cide in 2003.

05/16/2014

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Trainer Has His Best Horse In Preakness At 85

BALTIMORE (AP) — Manny Azpurua could be retired, enjoying the South Florida sunshine. He could walk away from training, secure in his success back in Venezuela, where he won more than 3,500 races before coming […]

05/16/2014

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