Contact Us

California Chrome Will Breath Easy in the Belmont Thanks to Nasal Strips from a CSU Alum

California Chrome Cleared To Wear Nasal Strip In Belmont Stakes
RobCarr, GettyImagesSport

California Chrome runs in the Belmont Stakes 1½-mile race Saturday and he’s the favorite. The colt may be the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, having already won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.

It was beyond exhilarating to watch C.C.’s seemingly never ending new gears kick in. He just kept ‘em coming in the first two races, and I’m betting he does it again on Saturday.

There were concerns that wearing an adhesive strip on his nose would be prohibited, but the New York Racing Association now says it’s a go. The FLAIR Equine Nasal Strips were co-invented by Dr. Blanch, a C.S.U. veterinary alumnus and resident of Monument, Colo.

‘Why a nasal strip? To keep nasal passages open during rigorous equine performance, making breathing easier and relieving stress on the lungs, particularly important because horses breathe only through their nostrils.’

 

On June 7, the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes starts at 4:35 p.m. MT on NBC. NBC Sports will carry live coverage from Belmont Park beginning at 12:30 p.m. MT.  The race will also be followed by a half-hour Belmont recap.

Will you be watching to see if California Chrome wins the first Triple Crown since 1978?

More From Susan's Barn Here

Best of TRI 102.5

Recommended For You

Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://tri1025.com using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Register on TRI-102.5 – Northern Colorado's Best Variety quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a member? Sign up here

Register on TRI-102.5 – Northern Colorado's Best Variety quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive @Work Network contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.