Belmont Stakes

The field starts the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome’s Owner Lashes Out At Racing Community

Tonalist didn’t run the Kentucky Derby or the Preakness, and was fresh for the Stakes. In fact, of the 11 horses at the starting gate, only 3, including California hrome, ran every race.

06/07/2014

California Chrome #2, ridden by Victor Espinoza, walks down the track after losing the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome Fails In Bid For Triple Crown

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

06/07/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome gets a bat following a workout in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome Craziness At Belmont As Clock Counts Down For Triple Crown Contender

Chrome craziness set in at Belmont Park Saturday as the hours ticked down ahead of the horse’s bid to end racing’s 36-year Triple Crown drought.

06/07/2014

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5 Things To Know About The Belmont Stakes As California Chrome Runs For Triple Crown

California Chrome will try to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, which would make him horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Despite favorable odds, it won’t be easy.

06/07/2014

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Molly Riley / Stringer)

California Chrome Expected To End Triple-Crown Drought At Belmont Stakes

California Chrome, the popular horse that’s made his way into mainstream America, will try to end horse racing’s 36-year Triple Crown drought at Saturday’s 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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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.

06/03/2014

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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

An opossum scurries along the Belmont Park race track during a training run. (NY Racing Association, Inc./YouTube)

California Chrome Crosses Paths With Possible Parasite-Carrying Opossum At Belmont Park

Horse racing Triple Crown contender California Chrome had some small but very dangerous company on the race track last week.

05/28/2014

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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