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Monday, Jun 3, 2013 at 09:16 PM EDT

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

By the Numbers: Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes, to be run Saturday for the 145th time, is the oldest, longest and the most grueling of the Triple Crown races. The mile-and-a-half run at New York’s Belmont Park requires more stamina...

Tuesday, Jun 4, 2013 at 01:07 PM EDT

Belmont: The Toughest Stop of Horse Racing's Triple Crown

Belmont: The Toughest Stop of Horse Racing's Triple Crown

One key to winning the lengthy Belmont Stakes, Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez says, is to avoid the temptation to push your horse too early on the backstretch. Do that, and your horse will likely run out of...

Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 04:55 PM EDT

Belmont Stakes Contenders Hit the Track

Belmont Stakes Contenders Hit the Track

More than a half-dozen Belmont Stakes contenders have posted workouts at Belmont Park less than two weeks before the final leg of the Triple Crown.

Monday, May 20, 2013 at 11:51 AM EDT

Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the Cards

Belmont Stakes: Oxbow vs. Orb in the Cards

Another year, another Triple Crown hopeful unable to come through. After Oxbow upset Kentucky Derby winner Orb in Saturday's Preakness to extend racing's Triple Crown drought to 36 years, the next...

Saturday, Jun 8, 2013 at 05:41 PM EDT
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Scenes from Preakness Stakes

Celebrities and race fans alike arrived for the 138th Preakness Stakes See Full Gallery

Monday, Jul 8, 2013 at 03:54 PM EDT

Orb Denied: Oxbow Wins Preakness in Upset

Orb Denied: Oxbow Wins Preakness in Upset

History will have to wait at least one more year. Orb, the Kentucky Derby champion who many hoped would become the first Triple Crown winner in 35 years, finished fourth in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, as...

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