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Billy Reed says Coburn rant 'worst display of poor sportsmanship' he's ever seen

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I am glad that Steve Coburn, the clueless and classless co-owner of California Chrome, finally apologized for his unconscionable and indefensible attack on fellow owner Bob Evans only moments after Evans' Tonalist had thwarted Chrome's bid to win the Triple Crown in Saturday's Belmont Stakes.

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Billy Reed says Coburn 'classless in defeat'

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Even before the horses were unsaddled after yesterday's Belmont Stake, the nation's TV screens were filled with the image of the big hat, big mustache and big mouth of Steve Coburn, who has just seen California Chrome the colt he co-owns with Perry Martin lose his bid to become thoroughbred racing's first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed 36 years ago.

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