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California Chrome Wins Preakness for Shot at Triple Crown

California Chrome won the Preakness Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths to move within a victory of thoroughbred racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years. Two weeks after taking the Kentucky Derby, California Chrome eclipsed the field at the 1 3/16-mile Preakness at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, finishing in a time of one minute, 54.84