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14 Hilarious Reactions to Wes Welker’s Suspension On Twitter

Here are the top 14 funniest reactions to Wes Welker’s suspension on Twitter.

09/03/2014

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Opossum Crossing Track Could Have Posed Deadly Threat To California Chrome

That infection is a neurological disease called equine protozoal myeloencephalitis, or EPM. It can turn a powerful race horse into a stumbling, weak, uncoordinated animal.

05/27/2014

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: The field comes down the final stretch during the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Horse’s Death Latest Black Eye For Churchill Downs

When California Chrome crosses the finish line in the Belmont Stakes next month, win or lose, his bid for a Triple Crown will be over and horse racing will begin its annual retreat from the mainstream.

05/23/2014

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Why Is California Chrome Wearing A Nasal Strip And Does It Give The Horse An Advantage?

Ellen Jackson breeds and trains horses at Victory Rose Thoroughbreds in Vacaville. Her horses tested the strips in a 2004 UC Davis study, which found they cut down on lung bleeding—a problem among racehorses.

05/19/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins The 2014 Preakness Stakes

California Chrome repelled one challenger and then put away another in the stretch to win the Preakness on Saturday, setting up a Triple Crown try in three weeks.

05/17/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome getting ready for the Preakness Stakes. (Credit: California Chrome's Facebook page)

Trainer Downplays California Chrome’s Throat Blister And Cough

If Art Sherman has one worry about California Chrome, it’s the colt’s health.

05/15/2014

California Chrome during the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Credit: Getty Images)

California Chrome Heads To Baltimore For Preakness

A filly is going to challenge the boys in the Preakness for the first time since 2009 when Rachel Alexandra won.

05/12/2014

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California Chrome’s Owners Back In Yuba City, Ready To Continue Horse’s Success

The owners of Kentucky Derby-winning horse California Chrome are back home in Yuba City, and they say this is just the start for the horse.

05/07/2014

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03: California Chrome #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes out of the fourth turn enroute to winning the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

California Chrome Heads To Preakness Eyeing Triple Crown

Art Sherman has never had a big operation or wealthy clients who infused cash and horses into his stable.

05/04/2014

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03: Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates atop of California Chrome #5 after crossing the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby

California Chrome found another gear and pulled away down the stretch to win the 140th Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

05/03/2014

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Kentucky Derby: Where Did The Horses’ Names Come from?

The meaning behind the names of the 19 horses running in the 140th Kentucky Derby in post position order. The No. 1 stall in the starting gate will be empty after Hoppertunity was scratched.

05/03/2014

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