Will THIS be the year where horse racing fans see history? Can Kentucky Derby, Preakness Winner California Chrome win the Belmont Stakes?

Yesterday, oddsmakers made California Chrome the 3-5 favorite to win the 146th Belmont Stakes. If Chrome wins, he will become the 12th Triple Crown champion over all and the first since Affirmed in 1978.

 

California Chrome will break from the No. 2 post for the mile-and-a-half Belmont.

Chrome!

Chrome!

Chrome!