Triple Crown

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

Belmont Stakes 2014

California Chrome Owner Steve Coburn Calls Some Trainers/Owners Cowards For Sitting Out TC Races

California Chrome co-wner Steve Cobur said after his horse failed to win the Triple Crown that horses who don’t have any points for the Derby, shouldn’t run at all.

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

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

6 Good Things That Come In 3s

Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.

06/06/2014

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Influenced By Chrome, Belmont Park And Santa Anita To Pass Out Nasal Strips For Final Leg Of Triple Crown

California Chrome got permission from New York racing officials to wear nasal strips when he runs in the Belmont Stakes.

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 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

Belmont Stakes 2014 - Previews

California Chrome Schools In Paddock At Belmont

California Chrome has visited the Belmont Park paddock and galloped his usual two miles in preparation for his bid to win horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years.

05/29/2014

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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 Unfazed By Opossum During Gallop At Belmont

California Chrome was unfazed by a chance encounter with an opossum that crossed the track at Belmont Park as the Triple Crown hopeful was ending his gallop.

05/23/2014

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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

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, head to the finish line enroute to winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins Preakness, Keeps Triple Crown Bid Alive

California Chrome won the Preakness in dramatic fashion Saturday to keep alive his bid for horse racing’s first Triple Crown since 1978.

05/17/2014

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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