Favorite California Chrome won the 140th Kentucky Derby in dominating fashion. His owners believe he has an even brighter future ahead of him.
California Chrome heads to New York one win and 1 1/2 miles away from becoming horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.
California Chrome’s bid to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since 1978 fell short at the Belmont Stakes as Tonalist upset the colt on the 1 1/2- mile track.
California Chrome, the favorite, won the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby horse race today.
The West Coast’s young thoroughbreds are faster than the East Coast’s crop this year.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb arrived at Pimlico Race Course in Maryland yesterday to continue preparations for the May 18 running of the Preakness Stakes, the second leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb will travel to Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on May 14 to begin final preparations for the Preakness Stakes.
Since its start in 1875, the Kentucky Derby has become the premier race for 3-year-old thoroughbred horses in the U.S., attracting 165,000 visitors a year to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.
California Chrome was installed as the 5-2 favorite to win the 140th running of thoroughbred racing’s Kentucky Derby in two days.
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