California Chrome co-owner Perry Martin began his acceptance speech for Horse of the Year at last night’s Eclipse Awards with a modest declaration: “Everyone told me I did a wonderful job, so I’d just like to say, ditto.” He then rambled on for nine minutes of complaints and odd stories before being forced to leave.
Steve Coburn, the co-owner of California Chrome, is real sorry about all the steamin' and hollerin' he's been doing in the days since his horse failed to win the Triple Crown. To prove it, Coburn and his wife went on Good Morning America, where the mustachioed old man wept and apologized the same way a horndog…
Steve Coburn, one of the owners of California Chrome, was furious about horses being allowed into the Belmont Stakes without racing the previous races in the Triple Crown. He called Tonalist's victory the "coward's way out." A day later, Coburn's still fuming about the loss.
California Chrome's owner Steve Coburn was pretty salty following his horse's loss at the Belmont Stakes and a shot at the Triple Crown. The winner, Tonalist, did not run in either the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness and Coburn thinks that's dirty pool. In his post-race interview, where he spends most of his time…
California Chrome finished tied for fourth at the Belmont and so the Triple Crown eludes another horse. Tonalist is your winner, as California Chrome got off the rail and stuck behind a pack of horses and never seemed to really catch fire. Commissioner and Medal Count came in second and third, respectively.
California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza won the Preakness Stakes today in a time of 1:54.84.
Victor Espinoza rode California Chrome to victory, winning the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby. Steve Coburn, one of the owners also celebrated his 61st birthday today, so, he's having a pretty good day.