Watch California Chrome and The Belmont Stakes Saturday at 4:30p ET on NBC

Jun 8, 2014

Tonalist Owner Knows Chrome's Loss

Tonalist Owner Knows Chrome's Loss

Robert Evans knows what it feels like to fall short of the Triple Crown.

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...

Aug 8, 2014

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

Seven Ways to Fake Being a Racing Expert

You're not a horse racing expert, but you can play one for Saturday's historic Belmont Stakes. Watch California Chrome race for the Triple Crown at the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 7, starting at 4:30 p.m.

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

May 26, 2014

California Chrome Gallops 2 Miles at Belmont Park

California Chrome Gallops 2 Miles at Belmont Park

Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome galloped two miles around Belmont Park as part of his preparations for the Belmont Stakes on June 7. The chestnut colt continued his training Sunday, with assistant...

Jun 8, 2014
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By Elizabeth Ladzinski

Victory and Defeat: Triple Crown Attempts

See all the emotional reaction from past Triple Crown attempts, both the wins and... See Full Gallery

May 31, 2014
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By Amanda Martinez

Triple Crown Killers: Top Belmont Stakes Contenders

Take a look at the horses that have the potential to beat Triple Crown hopeful... See Full Gallery

May 17, 2014

California Chrome Favorite at Preakness

California Chrome Favorite at Preakness

California Chrome has run away from the competition in five consecutive victories, winning by an average of over five lengths. The Kentucky Derby winner has had it his way ever since Victor Espinoza climbed...

May 17, 2014

Jockey Would Be First Woman to Win Preakness

Jockey Would Be First Woman to Win Preakness

Rosie Napravnik's roots in Maryland run so deep, many get the impression the highly successful jockey was born there. "I grew up in New Jersey," Napravnik said this week, "but as far as the racing world goes, I...

May 17, 2014

Trainer Has His Best Horse in Preakness at 85

Trainer Has His Best Horse in Preakness at 85

Manny Azpurua could be retired, enjoying the South Florida sunshine. He could walk away from training, secure in his success back in Venezuela, where he won more than 3,500 races before coming to the United...

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Mother, Two Children Dead After Being Hit by Semi

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Rep. Aaron Schock Hires Firms to Review Office Spending

Rep. Aaron Schock Hires Firms to Review Office Spending

An Illinois congressman under scrutiny for lavish expenses, including redecorating his Washington office in the style of the PBS television series "Downton Abbey," announced Friday that he has hired private...

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One day after reports that the Chicago Bears were looking into trade options for Brandon Marshall, the receiver is heading to the Big Apple as he's been traded to the New York Jets.

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Fifty years after Selma, a turning point in the American civil rights movement, a look at some of the major players and what they did in the years that followed.

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