California Chrome Wins Preakness; On course For Triple Crown

Enlarge Taijuan Walker Jersey this imageCalifornia Chrome (No. three), ridden by Victor Espinoza, cro ses the end line to get the 139th working from the Preakne s Stakes at Pimlico Race System on Saturday in Baltimore.Jim Dietz/Getty Imageshide captiontoggle captionJim Dietz/Getty ImagesCalifornia Chrome (No. three), ridden by Victor Espinoza, cro ses the complete line to acquire the 139th jogging with the Preakne s Stakes at Pimlico Race Training course on Saturday in Baltimore.Jim Dietz/Getty ImagesThe Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome added a further notch on his Andrew Chafin Jersey bridle to earn the 139th working in the Preakne s Stakes on Saturday at Pimlico Race Program in Baltimore. He protected the 1 3/16th-mile study course in 1:54:eighty four. This places the California-bred horse, ridden by Victor Espinoza, on the right track to become a Triple Crown winner. If Chrome wins in the Belmont Stakes on June seven, he might be the twelfth Triple Crown winner and also the 1st since Affirmed gained the coveted title in 1978. Espinoza received the Preakne s in 2002 with War Emblem. The win was the primary Preakne s victory for Artwork Sherman, the colt’s 77-year-old coach. “It’s a aspiration for almost any coach to David Peralta Jersey have the ability to try this,” a teary-eyed Sherman told NBC following the race. Trip On Curlin concluded just powering Chrome, accompanied by Social Inclusion, Typical a Rod, Ring Weekend, Pablo Del Monte, Dynamic Influence, Kid Cruz, Bayern and Ria Antonia.