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May 17, 2014

Trainer Has His Best Horse in Preakness at 85

Trainer Has His Best Horse in Preakness at 85

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 to the...

May 16, 2014

California Chrome Ready for Anything in Preakness

California Chrome Ready for Anything in Preakness

No matter what scenario he's thrust into, California Chrome usually finds a way to make the adjustment. Sloppy track? No problem. Slow pace? Got it covered. Fast pace? Piece of cake. The Kentucky Derby winner...

May 17, 2014

Jockey Hurt in Santa Anita Race Accident

Jockey Hurt in Santa Anita Race Accident

Jockey Rafael Bejarano has been hospitalized after being stepped on by a trailing horse when his mount broke down in a race at Santa Anita. Joe Ferrer, the 32-year-old rider's agent, says Bejarano broke...

May 17, 2014

California Chrome Runs With Bulls-Eye in Preakness

California Chrome Runs With Bulls-Eye in Preakness

After California Chrome's win in the Kentucky Derby as the favorite, the California colt will be running in the Preakness with a bullseye on his back. Trainer Art Sherman is hoping that California Chrome...

May 17, 2014

Social Inclusion Arrives for Preakness

Social Inclusion Arrives for Preakness

Social Inclusion has arrived at Pimlico Race Course in preparation to take on Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome in the Preakness. Social Inclusion finished third in the Wood Memorial in his most...

May 17, 2014

Derby Winner California Chrome Back in Action

Derby Winner California Chrome Back in Action

California Chrome returned to the track on Wednesday for the first time since winning the Kentucky Derby last weekend. The chestnut colt jogged one mile at Churchill Downs on Wednesday under exercise...

May 17, 2014

Filly Ria Antonia Might Run Against Males in Preakness Stakes

Filly Ria Antonia Might Run Against Males in Preakness Stakes

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies winner Ria Antonia is a possibility to run against male horses in the Preakness Stakes. If she is sent to Pimlico to run in the middle leg of the Triple Crown on May 17,...

May 17, 2014

Derby Champ California Chrome Faces Lighter Load

Derby Champ California Chrome Faces Lighter Load

Before his workload and the scrutiny become heavier next week, California Chrome will enjoy a few light days. The Kentucky Derby champion looked fresh following his 1¾-length victory at Churchill Downs...

Jun 7, 2014
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By Marcus Harun

The Road to the Triple Crown

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May 29, 2014

California Chrome Leads Derby Hopefuls

California Chrome Leads Derby Hopefuls

After months of competing in qualification races, the world's top thoroughbreds are getting ready to face off on May 3 in the Kentucky Derby, the first step toward the elusive Triple Crown.

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