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California Chrome's Triple Crown Hopes Hang On By A Nasal Strip

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California Chrome's Triple Crown Hopes Hang On By A Nasal Strip

California Chrome's Triple Crown Hopes Hang On By A Nasal Strip

California Chrome's Triple Crown Hopes Hang On By A Nasal Strip

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California Chrome has already won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, but for one day, its hopes for a Triple Crown were in danger. In its first two races, the horse had worn a nasal strip, which wasn't permitted at Belmont Park — until Monday. Dave Grening, the New York Correspondent for the Daily Racing Form, explains the situation.