Baltimore, MD, United States (NewsBahn) – California Chrome topped Ride On Curlin by 1½ lengths in Saturday’s Preakness, moving within a Belmont Stakes win of capturing a rare Triple Crown in horse racing.
He took the 1 3/16 mile race in 1:54.84, following up on an impressive Kentucky Derby win.
Social Inclusion was third, finishing 6 1/2 lengths back. General a Rod crossed the finish line fourth, trailed by Ring Weekend, Pablo Del Monte, Dynamic Impact, Kid Cruz, Bayern and Ria Antonia.
The Belmont Stakes is in three weeks in New York.