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Racing Represents in the Forbes 400

The list of Forbes 400 Richest Americans was published this week, and pity the poor 133 billionaires that didn’t make the cut. But five names familiar from racing did…a look at how they made their millions, what they did with them at the racetrack, and a mare who has foals owned by two of them.…

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California Chrome Tarnished in the Pennsylvania Derby

Maybe it was the cross-country ship. Maybe it was the post position. Maybe it was the speed-favoring track. Maybe it was the three-month layoff. Or maybe Bayern is just a faster horse. Whatever the reason, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome lost his second consecutive race after winning six straight when he finished sixth…

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The Return of California Chrome

On Saturday at the racetrack now called Parx (formerly Philadelphia Park), Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will make his first start since finishing fourth in the Belmont Stakes in June, becoming the 12th horse since 1978, the year of the last Triple Crown winner, to fail in a Triple Crown bid. Given a…