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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.

05/20/2015

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 15: American Pharoah is bathed at the barn after training for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Wins Preakness, Now Win Away From Triple Crown

American Pharoah won the Preakness by seven lengths in driving rain Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid.

05/16/2015

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Preakness Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.

05/14/2015

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Preakness Stakes Preview: Can American Pharoah Keep Triple Crown Dream Alive?

Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.

05/12/2015

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5 Reasons To Attend The 2015 Preakness Stakes

Among the best reasons to go to the Preakness Stakes this year are the pure spectacle of the event and a chance to visit the historical city of Baltimore.

05/06/2015

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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

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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

California Chrome on going through his paces a day before the Preakness. (Credit: CBS13)

California Chrome Gallops In Slop On Preakness Eve

A driving rainstorm couldn’t deter California Chrome from an easy gallop in the slop on the day before the Preakness.

05/16/2014

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

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower. That is why exacta, trifecta, and superfecta wagers (the exotic bets) are the best place to invest in this year’s Preakness.

05/15/2014

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