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California Chrome draws 2nd post position for Belmont Stakes

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ELMONT, NEW YORK (WAVE) – 2014 Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome has drawn post position two for the Belmont Stakes.

The Belmont Stakes held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, mark the third race in the Triple Crown. California Chrome is hoping to be the 12th horse to win the series and the first since Affirmed won in 1978.

The field of 11 drews these post positions:

1 MEDAL COUNT (Romans, Albarado) 20-1

2 CALIFORNIA CHROME (Sherman, Espinoza) 3-5

3 MATTER HORN (Pletcher, Bravo) 30-1

4 COMMANDING CURVE   (Stewart; Bridgmohan) 15-1

5 RIDE ON CURLIN (Gowan, Velazquez) 12-1

6  MATUSZAK   (Mott, Smith) 30-1

7  SAMRAAT (Violet, Ortiz) 20-1

8  COMMISSIONER (Pletcher, Castellano) 20-1

9  WICKED STRONG (Jerkens, Maragh) 6-1

10 GENERAL A ROD  (Maker, Napravnik) 20-1

11 TONALIST (Clement, Rosario) 8-1

You can watch the Belmont Stakes Saturday on NBC.  

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