Preakness Stakes

Jockey Victor Espinoza guides California Chrome to the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

California Chrome Cleared To Wear Nasal Strip

California Chrome can breathe easy — he may wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.

05/19/2014

Jockey Victor Espinoza guides California Chrome to the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Ky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Nasal Strip Could Clog California Chrome’s Triple Crown Bid

California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.

05/18/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

Ring Weekend walks over the track in preparation for the 139th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2014 in Baltimore, Md. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Ring Weekend Focuses On Preakness After Gelding

Ring Weekend will try to become the eighth gelding to win the Preakness, and the first since Funny Cide in 2003.

05/16/2014

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome is bathed in preparation for the 139th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

California Chrome Has Throat Blister And Cough

If Art Sherman has one worry about California Chrome, it’s the colt’s health.

05/15/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower. That is why exacta, trifecta, and superfecta wagers (the exotic bets) are the best place to invest in this year’s Preakness.

05/15/2014

This motorist got stranded in high water on Bradley Boulevard in Bethesda. (Photo from John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Heavy Rain Floods D.C.-Baltimore Region, Closes Roads

A storm that dumped heavy rain is complicating travel and causing significant flooding in the D.C.-Baltimore region.

05/15/2014

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Preakness Stakes Starting Post Positions Announced

Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome was made the odds-on favorite at 3-5 on Wednesday for the Preakness Stakes, and he drew an inside post position in the 10-horse field that includes a filly for the first time in five years.

05/14/2014

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Preview: California Chrome Headlines Preakness Stakes

The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy.

05/14/2014

Trainer Art Sherman pets his horse Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome following a morning workout in preparation for the 139th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 14, 2014 in Baltimore, Md. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Trainer Sherman Reunites With California Chrome

Trainer Art Sherman liked what he saw when reunited with California Chrome, his Kentucky Derby-winning colt.

05/14/2014

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