Thousands made their way to Parx Casino in Bensalem Saturday evening to watch the 35th running of the Pennsylvania Derby.
Bayern defeated the field including California Chrome to win the Pennsylvania Derby.
The gates opened at 10am at Parx Race Track in Bensalem for the Pennsylvania Derby, and thousands of people turned out to see Kentucky Derby winner, California Chrome, in his state debut.
“This horse has no wasted motion,” co-owner Steve Coburn says proudly. The Kentucky Derby winner will run in Saturday’s Pennsylvania Derby, in Bensalem.
Bensalem public safety director Fred Harran says he’s been in touch with Parx executives about how to deal with the 30,000 people expected here to watch the Kentucky Derby winner run on Saturday.
Assistant trainer Alan Sherman says the timing of the Pennsylvania Derby attracted him, not the Parx bonus.
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California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
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The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.
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California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.