Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner, California Chrome, has been exercising this week at Belmont Park in preparation for the Belmont Stakes on June 7th. Hoping to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, Chrome is trained by Art Sherman who comments that the Belmont field -- which grew yesterday to include Medal Count -- is made up of good horses and will be a tough race.
I'll Have Another, winner of both the 2012 Kentucky Derby 2012 Preakness, shows a little sass in the barn.
Preakness Stakes victor- Bernardini (2003 A.P. Indy - Cara Rafaela). Bred to both Kentucky Oaks and Preakness Stakes winner, Rachel Alexandra with a 2013 filly and Zenyatta- Breeders Cup and Breeders Cup Ladies' Classic winner with a 2012 colt, Cozmic One. Sire of Zenyatta's half-sister, Eblouissante.
(1975-2001) Affirmed, the eleventh and most recent winner of the Triple Crown. Affirmed was also known for his famous rivalry with Alydar, whom he met ten times, including in all three Triple Crown races and where Alydar became the first racehorse to finish second in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes.