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California Chrome, ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
California Chrome kicked into another gear to storm in front of Ride on Curlin and win the Preakness on Saturday.

While it's a long shot, a victory at Belmont on June 7 would secure a Triple Crown win for the chestnut colt. Since 1978, 11 horses have won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, but failed to win Belmont.

"It's an awesome feeling," said California Chrome jockey Victor Espinoza. "Today it was just a crazy race."

Here are some photos from the Preakness.

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Jockey Orlando Bocachica rides Tom Kitten out of the paddock before the Xpressbet Purse Race at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014,
Jockey Orlando Bocachica rides Tom Kitten 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) (Patrick Semansky/AP)


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,
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) (Patrick Semansky/AP)

A racing fan heads to the track before the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Baltimore.   (AP Photo/Matt
A racing fan heads to the track before the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) (Matt Slocum/AP)

Barbara Smith of Annapolis, Md., walks near the grandstand at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, before the 139th running of the
Barbara Smith of Annapolis, Md., walks near the grandstand at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Saturday, May 17, 2014, before the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes horse race. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (Patrick Semansky/AP)