Friday, June 6, 2014

HRN: California Chrome: An Ambassador for California Chrome

Each time I post a new article on my Horse Racing Nation blog, I post a notice on this blogThese notices include an excerpt from the beginning of that article and a link to the piece. My latest Horse Racing Nation article is. . .

California Chrome: An Ambassador for California

"Only four California-breds have won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I). Only five California-breds have won the Preakness Stakes (gr. I). Only two California-breds have won the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). No California-bred has ever won the Triple Crown.

But on Saturday, California Chrome looks to not only put this drought to an end, but the drought so many racing fans have yearned to see end: the 36 years that have passed without a Triple Crown winner. Despite twelve attempts since, a horse has not swept the prestigious series since Affirmed accomplished the coveted feat in 1978. As made evident by the many decades that have passed since a horse has won the Triple Crown, it is an achievement that only a truly great equine athlete can complete. The hopes of America will travel with California Chrome to the Belmont Stakes, but the support of one state in particular will be abounding as the blaze-faced chestnut faces the biggest test of his life in New York. . ."

Click here to read the rest of my newest Horse Racing Nation article.

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