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.
Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse’s bid to end racing’s 36-year Triple Crown drought.
Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.
Getting ready for the big race. Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome is preparing for the biggest race of his life.
Martin Panza celebrated California Chrome’s charge to Preakness Stakes victory three weeks ago like most fans at the packed Pimlico Race Course — bumping fists, slapping hands and thinking ahead to Saturday and the possibility of the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.
Noel Michaels handicaps the Belmont Stakes and California Chrome’s chances.
ESPN Horse Racing Analyst Jeannine Edwards joined Ed and Steve to talk about the possibility of a Triple Crown.
Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.
California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.
California Chrome has visited the Belmont Park paddock and galloped his usual two miles in preparation for his bid to win horse racing’s first Triple Crown 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.
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.