Preakness

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American Pharoah Dominates Field In Preakness

Torrential rain came to Baltimore about ten minutes before post-time of the Preakness Stakes but that didn’t bother the Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah.

05/16/2015

Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates as he guides American Pharoah #18 ahead of Firing Line #10, ridden by Gary Stevens, after crossing the finish line to win the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Wins A Rainy, Muddy Preakness, Triple Crown In Sight

American Pharoah has won the Preakness in a driving rain, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid.

05/16/2015

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Preakness Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

The slightly shorter distance of the Preakness and the likelihood of another manageable pace makes Dortmund a solid play at odds of 3-1 or better.

05/14/2015

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Preakness Stakes Preview: Can American Pharoah Keep Triple Crown Dream Alive?

Barring any surprise late entries, this year’s Preakness will have one of the smallest fields in over a decade.

05/12/2015

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)

Daily Madden: No Room For Sour Grapes At The Belmont

California Chrome’s owner apologized Monday for criticizing the winning horse’s team after Chrome finished fourth in the bid for the Triple Crown. Immediately after the race, Steve Coburn called some fellow owners cowards for not […]

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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

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

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 Rob Carr/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins The Preakness; Sets Sights On Triple Crown

With a victory in the Belmont on June 7, California Chrome will become the 12th Triple Crown winner in horse racing history and the first since Affirmed in 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

Trainer Art Sherman pets his horse Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome following a morning workout in preparation for the 139th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 14, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Rob Carr/Getty Images

Bay Area Trainer Prepares Kentucky Derby Winner California Chrome For Preakness Stakes

Trainer Art Sherman said he is enjoying the spotlight, after having trained horses at smaller tracks in the Bay Area for years.

05/16/2014

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