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May 18, 2014

California Chrome Wins Preakness Stakes

California Chrome Wins Preakness Stakes

California Chrome has won the Preakness to keep alive his bid to capture horse racing's Triple Crown. As a follow-up to his victory in the Kentucky Derby, trainer Art Sherman's horse justified his stature as the...

May 17, 2014

California Chrome Favorite at Preakness

California Chrome Favorite at Preakness

California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths. The Kentucky Derby winner has had it his way ever since Victor Espinoza climbed...

May 17, 2014

Jockey Would Be First Woman to Win Preakness

Jockey Would Be First Woman to Win Preakness

Rosie Napravnik's roots in Maryland run so deep, many get the impression the highly successful jockey was born there. "I grew up in New Jersey," Napravnik said this week, "but as far as the racing world goes, I...

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 United...

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 rider...

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,...

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