Horse racing's Triple Crown winners

POSTED: 10:36 AM PDT June 5, 2014    UPDATED: 10:53 AM PDT June 8, 2014 

California Chrome came in fourth in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, meaning he didn't capture horse racing's elusive Triple Crown. Only 11 horses have accomplished that feat, with the most recent being Affirmed in 1978.

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California Chrome, seen here winning the Preakness Stakes on May 17, came in fourth in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, meaning he didn't capture horse racing's elusive Triple Crown, which consists of winning the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness Stakes and the Belmont Stakes. Only 11 horses have accomplished that feat, with the most recent being Affirmed in 1978.

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