Horse Racing

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: California Chrome Runs For Redemption

All of the equine stars from the most prestigious 3-year old races this past spring and summer will meet in the Breeders’ Cup Classic on Saturday at Santa Anita Park in California, where California Chrome is running for redemption.

10/29/2014

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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

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 Preakness Stakes

From a betting perspective California Chrome is the obvious choice in trying to build a winning ticket. He will offer no value in the win pool at odds of 3-5 or lower.

05/15/2014

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Preview: California Chrome Headlines Preakness Stakes

The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes.

05/14/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

The start of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies, part of the Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, on October 30, 2004 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Opening Day At Lone Star Park In Grand Prairie

The ponies are set to start racing on Thursday at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Jockey Natalie Turner talks about the thrill of the competition.

04/10/2014

Steve Asmussen, the trainer of Preakness entrant Astrology, talks with the media outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Racehorse Abuse Allegations Investigated

Racing trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators after an animal rights group alleged they mistreated horses.

03/21/2014

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: How I’d Bet $100

Find out how one Horse Racing expert would bet on the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

11/01/2013

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