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Old 05-17-2014, 06:41 PM   #1
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The Preakness Stakes is about to start.

California Chrome won the Kentucky Derby pulling away and is the favorite in this race.

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California Chrome's dam is Love the Chase, and he is her first foal.[7] She was purchased as a yearling for $30,000 by an agent for a horse ownership group called the Blinkers On Racing Stable.[8] As a two- and three-year-old filly, she ran six times and won on her fourth try in a maiden claiming race at Golden Gate Fields. After her win, Steve Coburn and Perry Martin became her official owners.[9] They paid $8,000 for her, and after two more races, they retired her in 2009.[8][9] They hoped she would become a good broodmare.[7] When she retired, it was discovered that she had a breathing problem. When California Chrome became a Kentucky Derby contender, Martin and Coburn turned down an offer of $2.1 million for Love the Chase.[8]
When they bought Love the Chase, a casual observer remarked that only a "dumb ass" would buy her, and so Coburn and Martin decided to name their racing operation DAP Racing, which stands for "Dumb Ass Partners".[11] They created a caricature of a buck-toothed jackass to adorn the back of their racing silks and picked purple and green, the favorite colors of Carolyn Coburn and Denise Martin, for their stable colors.[3] The initials "DAP" appear on California Chrome's blinker hood and the left front of the jockey's silks.[12]
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Warm ups coming up
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and they're off!
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California Chrome in 3rd
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California Chrome is the winner!
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That was exciting as shit!
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Can he win the triple crown?
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Can he win the triple crown?
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Both races were incredible races

now California Chrome has a chance at the Triple Crown
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Both races were incredible races

now California Chrome has a chance at the Triple Crown
the distance may be a problem for him in the Belmont, but so far so good. I had Chrome and Social Inclusion on top of Curlin, A-Rod and Kid Cruz. Small winner. Hard to make money when the chalk dominates. Did you hear Chrome's owner get in a dig at Churchill....he said they could learn a lot from Pimlico. All the good horses from the Derby got to rest this weekend.....a bunch of them will be back in NY. The Derby time was slow, but today's time was outstanding.
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Here is his run from the Kentucky Derby

that pull away was great
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won't win at belmont, but thanks for the free $$$ today chrome
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won't win at belmont, but thanks for the free $$$ today chrome

probably not but it would be cool if it happens.

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May I ask how someone that lives in Columbia would be able to make such a wager? I wouldn't mind getting in on the action.
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May I ask how someone that lives in Columbia would be able to make such a wager? I wouldn't mind getting in on the action.
go on TVG and lie saying you live in a state that allows betting.....NY, NJ, KY, TX, VA, LA, FLA, CAL, for example.
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That simple?? I cant believe it would be that simple to do.
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Bingo. Although I no longer live in Columbia even though my profile says so. You can use a family members address that's in a gambling state too.
I really hope he pulls it off today, but I can't put money on him. I'll guess Commanding Curve, Wicked Strong, and then Chrome.
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two outta three for the "dumb ass partners"
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Let see the media circus intensify for a very deserving rider (Victor Espinoza), horse (California Chrome) and the owners.



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I hope he does but I won't bet on it that's for sure. too much history against him
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