Photo: Gary Quill
Just one week out from his historic attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown Champion, California Chrome sat down with me to share his thoughts and feelings heading into the big day. Well, actually he didn't sit with me, we tweeted back and forth over the course of a few nights. I had to be patient as the big fella still hasn't mastered his hoove-pad, but he certainly has a lot to say. So much so that he has about 12,000 followers on Tweeter. Hence, our Twitterview.
Below you'll find some thoughtful commentary, a keen sense of humor and even what kind of music the three-year-old California-bred listens to back at the barn. So sit back and enjoy a little light entertainment before the running of 146th Belmont Stakes.
And there it is straight from, ah, the horse's mouth - just one who is trying to make history on June 7, 2014.