Horse Racing

Biggest Threats to California Chrome's Triple Crown Bid at Belmont

Team Stream NowB/R VideoJune 2, 2014

The Belmont Stakes has finally arrived and everyone is talking about California Chrome's pursuit of the Triple Crown.

California Chrome has won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness leading up to the final race, but does he have what it takes to pull off the first Triple Crown since 1978?

America's Best Racing analyst Joe Kristufek breaks down the upcoming race and gives his prediction for the outcome. 

Will California Chrome take the Triple Crown? Which horse can steal Chrome's thunder and win the Belmont? 

Watch Joe break down the last leg of the Crown in this video. 

 

UPDATE: Monday, June 2, at 1:50 p.m. ET by Aron Glatzer

Joe's thoughts on late inclusion General A Rod: "General A Rod encountered traffic trouble in the Derby and Preakness and is a dangerous Belmont addition."

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Highlights courtesy of the New York Racing Association.

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