"California Chrome" is the early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's twelfth Triple Crown champion.
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will break from the number two post under Victor Espinoza at Belomnt Park Saturday.
Eleven horses were entered to take on California Chrome in his bid to win the Triple Crown for the first time since "Affirmed" in 1978.
Eleven Belmont winners have come out of gate number two, the last being "Tabasco Cat" in 1994.
Anglers come from all over for fishing derby
For some, this derby is more than fishing. Big money is on the line.
Stand off in downtown Taft ends, AZ man arrested
A Kern County Sheriff deputy stand off in downtown Taft is finally over after five long hours.
Third fire this week breaks out in Bakersfield
A fire broke out Saturday afternoon near an Elementary School in Central Bakersfield.
Arson, rape suspect killed near Garces HS
A man accused of raping a woman then setting her house on fire was shot and killed Friday evening. At about 9:45 p.m., Bakersfield police…