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Belmont Stakes

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

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, crosses the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Nasal Strip Could Clog Chrome’s Triple Crown Bid

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

Palace Malice ridden by Mike Smith wins the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes followed by Oxbow and orb at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York.  (Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Scores Upset In Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

06/08/2013

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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

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10 Things To Know About The Preakness And Beyond

There are only two outcomes when it comes to Saturday’s Preakness Stakes — either the Kentucky Derby winner Orb wins the race to set up a Triple Crown try in the Belmont Stakes in three weeks, or another horse pulls an upset and prevents a shot at history.

05/18/2013

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Local Owners Win Big With Union Rags At Belmont Stakes

Union Rags, the winner of the Belmont Stakes, is from Chadds Ford, Delaware County and you may have heard of his trainer and his owners.

06/10/2012

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Union Rags Wins A Close One In Belmont Stakes

Union Rags picked up where I’ll Have Another left off — coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race.

06/09/2012

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Belmont Stakes: No Triple Crown Try But A Solid Field Remains

A look at all of the contenders in the Belmont Stakes, minus I’ll Have Another.

06/08/2012

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