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Home court an edge at Belmont

Updated: June 4, 2014, 4:29 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

If California Chrome can win Saturday's $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, it will make him part of racing's most exclusive fraternity.

He will share the bond of being one of only 12 horses to sweep the Triple Crown, yet there will be something unique about him.

Each member of the current slate of 11 -- from Sir Barton in 1919 to Affirmed in 1978 -- had raced at Belmont Park prior to running in the Belmont Stakes.

California Chrome, as his name would indicate, ...

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