Belmont Stakes

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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

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

Jockey Mike Smith celebrates after guiding Palace Malice to victory during the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Scores Upset in Belmont Stakes

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–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

Exercise rider Jennifer Patterson aboard Kentucky Derby winner Orb (L) walks off the track with trainer Shug McGaughey (R) following a light workout on the track at Belmont Park on June 4, 2013 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derby Winner Orb 3-1 Favorite for Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — Back home again, Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the horse to beat in the Belmont Stakes. Orb was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a field of 14 entered for Saturday’s […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/05/2013

Sports on a Sunday Morning

Sports on a Sunday Morning: Nancy Fahey, Bill Christine & John Mozeliak

Variety was the theme in this edition covering baseball, college basketball, football & horse racing.

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/10/2012

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Union Rags Nips Paynter to Win Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — 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. In Saturday’s Belmont […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/09/2012

Kentucky Derby, and Preakness winner I'll Have Another is ridden by exercise rider Humberto Gomez at Belmont Park on May 21, 2012 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Scratched from Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — I’ll Have Another’s bid for a Triple Crown ended with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes because of a swollen left front tendon. According to […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/08/2012

Doug O'Neill, trainer of Triple Crown hopefull I'll Have Another looks on after a morning workout at Belmont Park on June 5, 2012 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Horse Trainer ‘Drug’ O’Neill Has Plenty of Company

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The affable man with the horse that may become the first Triple Crown winner in more than a generation can’t seem to outrun his unflattering nickname: “Drug” O’Neill. But Doug O’Neill […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/07/2012

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