09/16/2014 2:16PM

Coburn finds himself in a different place with California Chrome


It was midmorning on June 7, many hours before his horse, California Chrome, was to attempt to become Thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner, and owner Steve Coburn was in the box seats at Belmont Park. Fans below him on the apron were waving and shouting to him, throwing memorabilia his way for him to sign.