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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Tonalist ends California Chrome’s Triple Crown bid with win at Belmont Stakes (Video)

There will be no Triple Crown this year.

California Chrome lacked the closing speed down the final stretch that he had at the Preakness, Kentucky Derby and Santa Anita Derby and finished tied for fourth at the Belmont Stakes Saturday to miss out on the Triple Crown.

Tonalist won the race and had fresh legs after not running the Derby or Preakness. He did win the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park in May, so he already was used to the track.

Here’s a look at how close the margin of victory was for Tonalist and how far behind Chrome was:

Tonalist Belmont Stakes

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