Race to Triple Crown Glory

Race to Triple Crown Glory

American Pharoah, who thundered to victory at Belmont, is the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years.

Jun 7, 2014

California Chrome's Triple Crown Quest Collapses

California Chrome's Triple Crown Quest Collapses

Tonalist has won the Belmont Stakes, dashing California Chrome's quest for the Triple Crown. California Chrome was the 3-5 favorite to become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion, and the first winner in 36...

Jun 7, 2014

California Chrome Chases History at Belmont

California Chrome Chases History at Belmont

California Chrome is 1 1/2 miles away from ending the longest drought in racing history — 36 years without a Triple Crown winner. Eleven horses as good or better than him have tried to complete the sweep in the...

Jun 6, 2014

Why Winning Triple Crown Is so Tough

Why Winning Triple Crown Is so Tough

Few can agree on what makes winning the Triple Crown so tough. Often it's a combination of factors that help or hurt a horse, including racing luck and jockey error.

Apr 27, 2015

A Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

A Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

How to get your best game on for Saturday's big race.

Jun 5, 2014

Chrome Faces 10 Rivals at Belmont

Chrome Faces 10 Rivals at Belmont

The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will face 10 rivals on Saturday.

Jun 5, 2014

California Chrome Favored to Win Belmont

California Chrome Favored to Win Belmont

California Chrome will be listed No. 2 in the betting program, the same number as 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat.

May 31, 2014

California Chrome Visits Starting Gate

California Chrome Visits Starting Gate

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome has visited the starting gate at Belmont Park before his usual gallop around the track. The chestnut colt was loaded into a stall in the gate on the backstretch Friday. He

Jun 6, 2014

2014 Belmont Stakes: 10 Things to Know

2014 Belmont Stakes: 10 Things to Know

As California Chrome tries to make history on June 7, a good size field will attempt to dash his chance at the crown. According to Richard Migliore, a retired jockey who’s an analyst for the New York Racing...

May 30, 2014

California Chrome Co-Owner Is Toast of Nevada

California Chrome Co-Owner Is Toast of Nevada

With wins in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, California Chrome is headed for the Belmont Stakes on June 7 in a bid to become the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978.

May 29, 2014

Calif. Man Could Win $1M if Chrome Wins

Calif. Man Could Win $1M if Chrome Wins

Eddie Espinoza will be cheering a little louder than anyone else for California Chrome in the Belmont Stakes.

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