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, 2015

Triple Crown Glory! American Pharoah Makes History

Triple Crown Glory! American Pharoah Makes History

American Pharoah dashed to victory in the Belmont Stakes to clinch the Triple Crown before a sellout crowd Saturday, ending a decades-long drought of horses to accomplish one of sports' rarest feats.

Jun 6, 2015

American Pharoah's Triple Try Yields Smaller Crowd

American Pharoah's Triple Try Yields Smaller Crowd

If American Pharoah becomes the first Triple Crown champion in 37 years, it won't be before a record-setting crowd. A sellout crowd of 90,000 was streaming into Belmont Park early Saturday.

Jun 6, 2015

Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

Bettor's Guide to the Belmont Stakes

How to get your best game on for the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes airing live on NBC on June 6.

Jun 5, 2015

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 act like one for the Belmont Stakes. For all the pomp and circumstance at the track at Pimlico, the real focus Saturday will be on the potential for something...

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...

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...

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... View gallery

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May 21, 2014

"He's Ready": Chrome Sets Up for Triple Crown

"He's Ready": Chrome Sets Up for Triple Crown

Three-year-old California Chrome, known for his quirky smiles during bath time and his insistence to only back himself out of trailer vans, is also known in the horse racing circuit as a "freak of nature."...

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