California Chrome wins Preakness Stakes

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California Chrome does it again with a flawless run at Pimlico. Victor Espinoza rode into victory and the speedy horse is now in position to win the Triple Crown.

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
Victor Espinoza celebrates atop California Chrome #3 with assistant trainer Alan Sherman after winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Victor Espinoza celebrates atop California Chrome #3 with assistant trainer Alan Sherman after winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Victor Espinoza celebrates atop California Chrome #3 with assistant trainer Alan Sherman after winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
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BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Pablo Del Monte #9, ridden by Jeffrey Sanchez, leads the field during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Pablo Del Monte #9, ridden by Jeffrey Sanchez, leads the field during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Pablo Del Monte #9, ridden by Jeffrey Sanchez, leads the field during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A starting gate crew member walks on top a gate before Black-Eyed Susan Day racing, a day prior to the 139th Preakness Stakes, at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A starting gate crew member walks on top a gate before Black-Eyed Susan Day racing, a day prior to the 139th Preakness Stakes, at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
A starting gate crew member walks on top a gate before Black-Eyed Susan Day racing, a day prior to the 139th Preakness Stakes, at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
Bayern, with exercise rider Jorge Alvarez aboard, walks off the track after a workout as the sun begins to rise at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the morning of the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Bayern, with exercise rider Jorge Alvarez aboard, walks off the track after a workout as the sun begins to rise at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the morning of the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race
Bayern, with exercise rider Jorge Alvarez aboard, walks off the track after a workout as the sun begins to rise at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the morning of the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Jockey Victor Carrasco rides Going to Market out of the paddock before the Xpressbet Purse Race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, before the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Jockey Victor Carrasco rides Going to Market out of the paddock before the Xpressbet Purse Race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, before the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race
Jockey Victor Carrasco rides Going to Market out of the paddock before the Xpressbet Purse Race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, before the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A groom sprays water on Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome's hooves after a workout at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the morning of the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A groom sprays water on Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome's hooves after a workout at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the morning of the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race
A groom sprays water on Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome's hooves after a workout at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, on the morning of the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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