The People’s Choice: California Chrome

California Chrome hopes to take home the Triple Crown with a win at the Belmont Stakes today.

California Chrome hopes to take home the Triple Crown with a win at the Belmont Stakes today.

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

 

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