Connections of Triple Crown winners Secretariat, Seattle Slew, and Affirmed talked May 27 on an NTRA teleconference about California Chrome, his connections, and his chances in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
The Triple Crown-winning connections include Patrice Wolfson, co-owner of Affirmed; Steve Cauthen, Affirmed's jockey; Penny Chenery, owner of Secretariat; Ron Turcotte, Secretariat's jockey; Dr. Jim Hill, co-owner of Seattle Slew; and Billy Turner, Seattle Slew's trainer.
California Chrome's connections include owners Steve Coburn and Perry Martin, trainer Art Sherman, and jockey Victor Espinoza.
Patrice Wolfson - Photo by Skip Dickstein
Steve Cauthen - Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt
Penny Chenery - Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt
Ron Turcotte - Photo by Anne M. Eberhardt
Billy Turner - Photo by Rick Samuels