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California Chrome allowed to wear nasal strip

Updated: Tuesday, 20 May 2014 08:18 | Comments

California Chrome will go in the Belmont Stakes next month
California Chrome will go in the Belmont Stakes next month

California Chrome has been granted permission to wear a nasal strip in next month's Belmont Stakes, clearing the way for his attempt to complete US racing's elusive Triple Crown.

New York Racing Association (NYRA) stewards released a statement on Monday saying they had changed their policy banning the use ofthe adhesive strips, saying all horses would be allowed to wear them from now on.

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