Belmont Stakes

Belmont Stakes entrant Ride On Curlin gallops down the front stretch with exercise rider Bryan Beccia up during a workout at Belmont Park, Friday, June 6, 2014, in Elmont, N.Y. The runner up in the Preakness Stakes will be one of ten challengers looking to spoil California Chrome's bid at a Triple Crown when they race in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes horse race on Saturday. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)

California Chrome finishes last run before Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome has finished his final run-through before he goes for history and the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. The chestnut colt galloped two miles around the Belmont Park oval […]


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Expert trainer talks about California Chrome racing at the Belmont Stakes

Triple Crown Fever is reaching a boiling point. When California Chrome hits the track tomorrow, the Southern California horse could become the first in 36 years to earn horse racing’s highest honor. Imagine how California […]


California Chrome, ridden by jockey Victor Espinoza, wins the 139th Preakness Stakes horse race at Pimlico Race Course, Saturday, May 17, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart)

At retooled Belmont, stars align for Triple Crown

NEW YORK (AP) – Belmont Stakes officials say the possibility of the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years comes as they’re unveiling a new program designed to attract fans even when history isn’t on […]


Assistant trainer Alan Sherman rubs Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome's nose during a walk at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Monday, May 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

California Chrome cleared to wear nasal strip

NEW YORK (AP) — California Chrome can breathe easy — he’s allowed to wear a nasal strip when he goes for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes. Belmont Park stewards cleared the horse Monday […]


California Chrome, winner of the 140th Kentucky Derby, walks the shed row with assistant trainer Alan Sherman at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, May 4, 2014.  (AP Photo/Garry Jones)

Derby champ California Chrome faces lighter load

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Before his workload and the scrutiny become heavier next week, California Chrome will enjoy a few light days. The Kentucky Derby champion looked fresh following his 1¾-length victory at Churchill Downs […]


I'll Have Another made 4-5 favorite to win Belmont

(AP) – I’ll Have Another was made the 4-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will break from the No. […]


Team O'Neill to attend Mets-Yanks before Belmont

(AP) – Team O’Neill is headed to Yankee Stadium to throw out the ceremonial first pitch the night before I’ll Have Another attempts to win the Belmont Stakes and become the first Triple Crown winner […]



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