The race for Triple Crown glory will kick off May 2 with the Kentucky Derby.

Jun 6, 2014

California Chrome's Jockey "Super Ready" for Belmont Race

California Chrome's Jockey "Super Ready" for Belmont Race

California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner. Jockey Victor Espinoza says he's ready for the race.

Jun 8, 2014
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Victory and Defeat: Triple Crown Attempts

See all the emotional reaction from past Triple Crown attempts, both the wins and... See Full Gallery

Jun 5, 2014

Hall of Fame Horse Trainer Shares Triple Crown Insight

Hall of Fame Horse Trainer Shares Triple Crown Insight

As California Chrome approaches the race that could give him a Triple Crown win, a North Texas trainer shares his feedback on what could happen on Saturday. Jack Van Berg almost had his Triple Crown win back in...

Jun 6, 2014

California Chrome's Golden Moment

California Chrome's Golden Moment

Long before California Chrome set his white foot in Elmont, New York, to prepare for the Belmont Stakes, the chestnut colt spent his early years training in California, where a shot at the Triple Crown...

Jun 5, 2014

Chrome Faces 10 Rivals at Belmont

Chrome Faces 10 Rivals at Belmont

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will face 10 rivals on Saturday.

Jun 5, 2014

California Chrome Favored to Win Belmont

California Chrome Favored to Win Belmont

California Chrome will be listed No. 2 in the betting program, the same number as 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat.

May 31, 2014

California Chrome Revs Up Bid

California Chrome Revs Up Bid

He ran the 5 furlongs in 59.93 seconds over a fast main track ahead of the Belmont Stakes.

May 31, 2014

California Chrome Visits Starting Gate

California Chrome Visits Starting Gate

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome has visited the starting gate at Belmont Park before his usual gallop around the track. The chestnut colt was loaded into a stall in the gate on the backstretch Friday. He

Jun 5, 2014

California Chrome Made 3-5 Favorite for Belmont

California Chrome Made 3-5 Favorite for Belmont

California Chrome became the 3-5 early favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will break from the No.

May 30, 2014

California Chrome Co-Owner Is Toast of Nevada

California Chrome Co-Owner Is Toast of Nevada

With wins in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, California Chrome is headed for the Belmont Stakes on June 7 in a bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

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