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The horse that cost only $10,000 did it again; California Chrome won the Preakness and can become the first horse to win the Triple Crown since 1978. He needs to win on June 7th at the Belmont Stakes to make history. Co-owner Steve Coburn, 61, doesn’t think there will be a Triple Crown winner in his lifetime, meaning he doesn’t think Chrome will do it.
The first person to cross America on a motorized vehicle was George Wyman of San Francisco, California. Wyman made his trip in 1903 when there weren’t many roads in America and making even more difficult, he did on a motor bicycle, his brand new 1902 ‘California’ brand motorbike.
There always has been talk of a cashless society and these days one In ten American’s no longer carry paper money. A Survey by Princeton Survey Research Associates International found 49 percent carry less than $20 and 78% less that $50.
This Saturday, May 17, is the second leg of the Triple Crown. The 139th running of the Preakness Stakes from Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The field and the post positions are set. Kentucky Derby winner ‘California Chrome’ will start in the third position.
The Swedish furniture store Ikea opened their first sore in 1943 in southern Sweden and they have decided to turn that store into an Ikea museum. The town of Almhult saw the opening of the first store and just last year they moved into a new location.
Rene Lima-Martin was sent to prison for armed robbery when he robbed a video store in 2000. The sentence on eight convictions added up to 98 years. Martin got lucky though when in 2008, because of a clerical error, he was release 90 years too early. At least he thought he was lucky.
The Chicago Cubs have only won two World Series in 1907 and 1908, and they did play in one in 1906, the year they had 116 wins and a percentage rating that still stands today at .763. The Cubs now have the distinction of being one of only three Major League Baseball teams to lose 10,000 games.
I don’t know if I could eat it but rabbit is becoming a new white meat favorite. Star chefs, home cookers and culinary schools are cooking and selling more rabbit meat since WWll. Fancy restaurants are the ones who seem to have started the trend by offering it as a specialty dish.
Every year Good Morning America holds their Fun in the Sun Summer Concert series which is a mix of several music genres. The series this year kicks off on May 23 with country super-group Lady Antebellum live in Central Park.,
In this day and age with everything on CD’s, hard drives and the latest in storage technology, Sony is working on a new cassette tape. The storage rate on this new cassette would have more storage than an iPod Classic, which can hold about 40,000 songs.
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