Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah #5, ridden by Victor Espinoza, comes down the final stretch ahead of the field on his way to winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Winner Victor Espinoza Returns To Riding

Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza has returned to riding at Santa Anita after a whirlwind of appearances since winning the Belmont Stakes aboard American Pharoah to complete the sport’s first Triple Crown victory since 1978.

06/20/2015

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American Pharoah Ends The Drought Wins Triple Crown

Finally! American Pharoah ended the 37 year Triple Crown drought.

06/06/2015

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American Pharoah Becomes 1st Triple Crown Winner In 37 Years

American Pharoah has won horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 37 years, achieving one of the sporting world’s rarest feats.

06/06/2015

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Belmont Stakes: The Scene Leading Up To The Race

American Pharoah makes his bid for the Triple Crown today. Check out the scene leading up to the race.

06/06/2015

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Belmont Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.

06/04/2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes, held at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, is the third race of the Triple Crown in professional horse racing.

06/04/2015

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Justin Zayat: Triple Crown Win ‘Is Something Every Single Person Is Rooting For’

CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, Racing & Stallion Manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.

06/03/2015

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Belmont Stakes Preview: American Pharoah Can Become 12th Triple Crown Winner

For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.

06/02/2015

137th Kentucky Derby

Baffert Comes To Defense Of American Pharoah Owner

Baffert said some people are “jealous” of Zayat’s good fortune of owning a Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner about to attempt to win the Triple Crown.

05/28/2015

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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.

05/20/2015

2014 Belmont Stakes

California Chrome Sustains Gash To Foot

California Chrome sustained a bloody gash to his right front foot during the Belmont Stakes, an injury that may have hurt his chances in his failed bid to sweep the Triple Crown for the first time in 36 years.

06/07/2014

2014 Belmont Stakes

Tonalist Wins Belmont Stakes To Spoil California Chrome’s Shot At Triple Crown

Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

06/07/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, goes over the track in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in New York.  (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Smooth Sailing Continues For California Chrome

California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner.

06/07/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

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