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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

California Chrome headed for triple crown today at Belmont Stakes in New York, Pyles family holds annual Kentucky Derby celebration in Cleveland Heights, Ohio for the first time without 94-year-old patriarch Joseph Pyles Sr, a Buffalo soldier who fought in World War II and a retired social worker trained at Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Social Work in Cleveland, Ohio, read the full story in this week's print edition of the Call and Post Newspaper, Ohio's Black press

Local photos by  John-Bey   Greater Cleveland ladies pose in their hats in Cleveland Heights, Ohio at the Pyles family annual celebration of the run  of the Kentucky Derby Bottom row from left: Event Host Lillian  Pyles, Janalee Brown, Lovelle Hearst, and  Hortense Johnson Second row from bottom from left:  Rosalind Smith, Nidia Perez, Bobette Ousley, and Annette May  Third row from bottom from left:  Joyce Jackson, Event Host Marjorie Pyles-Hearst , Linda LeSane-Perkins, Elaine Whitlow, and  French Taylor Top row from left: Alexandra War r  Dianna Roberts, Beverly Charles, and Sharon Gorman Bremer Sharon Gorman Bremer won the award for best hat at the Pyles  f amily  Kentucky  Derby  c elebration in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, and Anthony Whitaker  took home the prize for best dressed male Lillian Pyles, Marjorie Pyles-Hearst and Beverly Charles, congressional staffer for 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia