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‘Chromies’ Pack Parx Casino Track To Watch Derby Winner Race

Thousands made their way to Parx Casino in Bensalem Saturday evening to watch the 35th running of the Pennsylvania Derby.

09/20/2014

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Thousands Turn Out To See California Chrome Race In 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.

09/20/2014

(Assistant trainer Alan Sherman leads California Chrome to the barn at Parx racetrack in Bensalem, following his arrival on Tuesday, Sept. 16th.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

In Bucks County, Preparing For California Chrome’s Huge Fan Club

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.

09/19/2014

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14 Hilarious Reactions to Wes Welker’s Suspension On Twitter

Here are the top 14 funniest reactions to Wes Welker’s suspension on Twitter.

09/03/2014

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California Chrome Expected To Make Comeback At Local Racetrack

Huge crowds are expected next month, should Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome race in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx.

08/28/2014

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Top Five ‘Bucket List’ Sporting Events To Attend

Some sporting events should be on everyone’s bucket list. Here are the top five.

07/02/2014

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.  (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins Preakness, Sets Up Chance For Triple Crown

California Chrome has won the Preakness to keep alive his bid to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown.

05/17/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates atop of California Chrome #5 after crossing the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins 140th Kentucky Derby

California Chrome pulled away down the stretch for a dominant win at the 140th Kentucky Derby.

05/03/2014

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Top Spots For The Kentucky Derby In Philadelphia

Ladies, don your Lilly, and gents, it’s time to rock the pastels. The 140th Kentucky Derby is Saturday, May 3rd.

05/01/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

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10 Things To Know About The Preakness And Beyond

There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday’s Preakness Stakes — either the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the race to set up a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks, or another horse pulls an upset and prevents a shot at history.

05/18/2013

Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Credit: Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Orb Comes From Behind To Win Kentucky Derby

The bay colt splashed through the slop Saturday to win the Derby by 2 1-2 lengths.

05/04/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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