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Jun 7, 2014 — A horse with little pedigree and an odd gait, California Chrome was a popular favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and the Triple Crown, but ultimately came up short.
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May 17, 2014 — If California Chrome wins the Belmont Stakes in June, he will become the 12th Triple Crown winner and the first since 1978.
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May 3, 2013 — Looking for some tips about which horse might win the first leg of the Triple Crown? We've collected some of the smart thinking.
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Jun 19, 2012 — The 4-year-old made the rest of the field in England's Queen Anne Stakes at Royal Ascot look like they didn't belong to be on the same track with him. His brother, Bullet Train, looked like a steam engine in comparison.
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Jun 8, 2012 — The colt's owner said an injury has ended I'll Have Another's racing career.
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May 19, 2012 — I'll Have Another now has a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.
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Feb 27, 2012 — From January into June, about 8,000 registered thoroughbred colts and fillies will be born in Kentucky. As 3-year-olds, a few may be Triple Crown contenders. NPR's Noah Adams was there as one was born.
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Oct 19, 2010 — Julie Rovner is one of the very few people who's seen Secretariat's final resting place — check out her photo of the famous racehorse's grave, and watch a video of Secretariat's brilliant race at Belmont.
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