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California Chrome 1st California-Bred Preakness Winner In 28 Years
Star US 3YO California Chrome is the first California-bred horse to win the Preakness since Snow Chief in 1986, and the fifth California-bred to win the second jewel of the Triple Crown overall. Part-owner and breeder Steven Coburn was in tears after the Preakness, and showed his emotions at the post-race press conference. "I don't know how to explain how I feel within my heart and soul," he said. "It's hard for me because I get very emotional about it. I honestly believe this horse is America's horse. He's giving everybody that little light bulb, and when it clicks on, you know what? We can do this." California Chrome's victory can be watched below.