Belmont Stakes

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  Victor Espinoza, celebrates atop American Pharoah #5, after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. With the wins American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Local Expert Explains Why Winning Triple Crown Is So Hard

Why is it so difficult for a horse to win all three races?

06/06/2015

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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

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  Victor Espinoza, celebrates atop American Pharoah #5, after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2015 in Elmont, New York. With the wins American Pharoah becomes the first horse to win the Triple Crown in 37 years.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Captures Triple Crown At Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah led all the way to win the Belmont Stakes by 5 ½ lengths on Saturday.

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

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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

Tonalist #11, ridden by Joel Rosario, races to the finish line enroute to winning the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Tonalist Wins Belmont; California Chrome’s Triple Crown Quest Collapses

California Chrome has failed in his bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

06/07/2014

Smarty Jones and jockey Stewart Elliott win  the 130th running of the Kentucky Derby, May 1, 2004. (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Trainer For Smarty Jones Recalls The Horses Triple Crown Bid 10 Years Later

Saturday’s Belmont Stakes evokes memories of the Philadelphia horse who made the bid for the Triple Crown one decade ago.

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 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

Stigall Show Log 5.20.14

Chris covers the latest on the VA scandal, primary day in Pennsylvania, and California Chrome’s successful appeal to wear nasal strips in the Belmont Stakes.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/20/2014

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