The People’s Choice: California Chrome
Today at Belmont Park in front of over 100,000 people live and millions more watching on NBC California Chrome will try to be the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed did it 1978. “Chrome,” was bought a couple of friends for 10,000, and it was thought to be such bad investment the group was were dubbed Dumb Ass Partners.
The pre-race show will start on NBC at 4:30 pm ET with the race to begin about 6:20 pm ET.
Today, DAP and “Chrome,” have won on over $4 million dollars along with two legs of the Triple Crown and there is even talk of a possible movie deal. Hey, why not this cool pony is from Hollywood and this afternoon in the shadow of the Empire State Building all of America will wants to see one more win.
This is a horse for everyone who plays the lottery each day, who pulls for the underdog or just loves to see a happy ending to a fairy tale story. Here are the post positions and the odds for the Belmont Stakes.
1 MEDAL COUNT 20-1
2 CALIFORNIA CHROME 3-5
3 MATTER HORN 30-1
4 COMMANDING CURVE 15-1
5 RIDE ON CURLIN 12-1
6 MATUSZAK 30-1
7 SAMRAAT 20-1
8 COMMISSIONER 20-1
9 WICKED STRONG 6-1
10 GENERAL A ROD 20-1
11 TONALIST 8-1
The People's Choice: California Chrome by James Williams