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Tonalist denies California Chrome a triple crown at Belmont Stakes, its owner cries foul play

Photo compliments of Getty Images By Kathy Wray Coleman, editor-n-chief,  Cleveland Urban News. Com and The Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog,  O hio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog, Tel: (216) 659-0473  K athy Wray Coleman is  a community activist and 20 year investigative journalist who trained for 17 years at the Call and Post Newspaper.    ( ) /   ( ) ELMONT, New York -In spite of being the 4-5 favorite,  California Chrome and Jockey Victor Espinoza placed fifth and lost the triple crown following a loss to Tonalist and Jockey Joel Rosario  at the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday, June 7, even after winning the  Kentucky   Derby on May 7 and the  Preakness on May 17. Commissioner  came in second, almost winning  until  the last few strides of the race,  Medal Count finished third, and Wicked Strong placed fourth. A $2 bet on Tonalist brought $20.40. He  covered