Could California Chrome Forgo Chance At Triple Crown?
California Chrome is only one win away from a Triple Crown, but trainers say the Belmont's ban on nasal strips may sideline colt from the race.By John O'Connor | May 18, 2014
California Chrome is now but one win away from horse racing's ultimate title.
After a tremendous performance at the Preakness Saturday and a victory at the Kentucky Derby two weeks prior, California Chrome has a shot at becoming the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years. But now something threatens to keep the thoroughbred out of the Crown's last leg. (Via Los Angeles Times ) (Via NBC) (Via Los Angeles Times)
Trainer Art Sherman has suggested California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York racing officials do not allow him to wear a nasal strip at the Belmont Stakes.