All of the equine stars from the most prestigious 3-year old races this past spring and summer will meet in the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park in California, where California Chrome is running for redemption.
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Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
It’s been 36 years since we’ve had a Triple Crown winner and with the Belmont Stakes approaching, here are the 8 real reasons why California Chrome will take it home this Saturday.
The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.
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On Saturday, California Chrome will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.
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.
The equipment controversy appears to be over.
California Chrome has won the Preakness to keep alive his bid to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown.
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All is well for California Chrome, his trainers said.
The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. He is one of only three colts exiting the Derby expected to run in the Preakness. The so-called “new shooters” — those that didn’t make the cut for the Kentucky Derby but will enter the Preakness — includes a mixed-bag of 3-year-old colts and one filly who will take on the “boys.”
California Chrome pulled away down the stretch for a dominant win at the 140th Kentucky Derby.
The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.
By Kevin Martin- (CBS) It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 […]