Belmont Stakes

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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Belmont Stakes: California Chrome Draws Same Spot As Secretariat At Post Postion No. 2

California Chrome became the 3-5 early favorite on Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion.

06/04/2014

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Belmont Stakes Preview: California Chrome Runs for Racing History

California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.

06/03/2014

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Past Triple Crown Winners Ready For New Champ

Patrice Wolfson is ready to give up her title as the co-owner of the last Triple Crown winner.

05/27/2014

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California Chrome Given OK To Wear Nasal Breathing Strip In Bid For Triple Crown

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome has been given the okay to wear a nasal strip in the upcoming Belmont Stakes, after worries arose over the weekend that he may not have the opportunity to compete for history.

05/19/2014

Victor Espinoza rides atop California Chrome #3 during the post parade for the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Nasal Strip Issue Could Clog California Chrome’s Bid For Triple Crown

California Chrome might abandon his Triple Crown bid if New York officials do not allow the colt to wear a nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes.

05/18/2014

The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

By: Kevin Martin Of the three Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes has been the place to cash big tickets. Of the thirteen winners this century, seven have paid over $25 to win. Orb and […]

06/06/2013

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Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.

06/06/2013

Trainer Shug McGaughey leads Orb to the Winner's Circle while jockey Joel Rosario sits proudly. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images Sport)

Orb Wins 139th Running Of The Kentucky Derby

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs had a field of 19 horses, with Orb topping the field in just over two minutes.

05/04/2013

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Local Horse ‘I’ll Have Another’ Scratched From Belmont Stakes

I’ll Have Another’s bid for a Triple Crown ended with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes because of a swollen left front tendon.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/08/2012

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