Belmont Stakes

Owner Ahmed Zayat of American Pharoah #18 celebrates in winners circle after winning the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Owner Named In Gambling Debt Lawsuit

Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, has asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million.

05/21/2015

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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.

05/20/2015

California Chrome in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (credit: Getty Images)

No Triple Crown For California Chrome

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, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014  in Elmont,  New York. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Chrome Fever Picks Up At Belmont Stakes

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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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.

06/06/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014  in Elmont,  New York. (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Stars Align For Triple Crown Chance

Tens of thousands of people are set to show up for the Belmont Stakes, as a horse has a chance at history.

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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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

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

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.

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

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Belmont Stakes: No Triple Crown Try But A Solid Field Remains

Even with the devastating news and the unconventional end of yet another Triple Crown try, an intriguing field of ten remains for the one million dollar Belmont Stakes.

06/08/2012

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