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California Chrome Loses Belmont, Triple Crown Bid

California Chrome Loses Belmont, Triple Crown Bid

California Chrome comes up short in a bid to end the 36 year Triple Crown drought at the Belmont Stakes, finishing 5th.  Tonalist, Commissioner, Wicked Strong placed first, second, and third.  

Affirmed in 1978 was the last of 11 horses to capture the Triple Crown.

California Chrome owner Steve Coburn had some critical comments about the structure of the Triple Crown races after.  Watch what he had to say below. 

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