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Belmont Stakes

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  • Bodemeister stablemate Paynter set for Belmont

    Bodemeister stablemate Paynter set for Belmont
    Even when he's not here, they can't stop talking about Bodemeister. Gutsy runner-up to I'll Have Another at the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, the colt was never in serious consideration for the Belmont. But his stablemate could finish what...
  • Running strong?

    Football will be the talk of the town this weekend when it comes to sports, but horse racing might make for an interesting sidebar during the halftime break of the Ravens game. Earlier this week, at a dinner in Beverly Hills, Calif., a horse named...
  • Romans hates the stakes barn, and other Belmont news

    Romans hates the stakes barn, and other Belmont news
    Much has been made about the Belmont Stakes Barn, an idea introduced last week by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board as a way to make it clear to the public how serious the state is about cleaning up horse racing. None of it has been quite this...
  • One-star accommodations at the track

    One-star accommodations at the track
    No, New York State Racing and Wagering Board, Dale Romans does not like your innovation known as the Belmont Stakes barn. "The barn is ridiculous," Romans, trainer of Belmont second-favorite Dullahan, said Thursday. "There's too many horses in there...
  • Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another

    Jockey is perfect fit for I'll Have Another
    – Now, he's the burgeoning star with a sly smile on his face and steady answer to every question, even as the weight of racing history should be pressing upon him. But when Glen Todd first met Mario Gutierrez six years ago, the owner and jockey...
  • William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal, dies

    William A. Kroh, owner of marine auto terminal, dies
    William Allen Kroh, who owned and operated marine automobile terminals that handled thousands of autos in the port of Baltimore, died Saturday of congestive heart failure at his Brooklandville home. He was 80. "He was a self-made man who had an...
  • Big Brown loss to become one of sports' great mysteries

     
    Unless something comes up in scientific testing over the next few days or weeks to explain Big Brown's sluggish run at the end of the Belmont Stakes Saturday, the legacy of the powerful bay who was a prohibitive favorite to finally......
  • This, that and the other

     
    A moment of silence for former Pittsburgh Steelers defensive lineman Dwight White, part of the Steel Curtain defense of the ‘70s and winner of four Super Bowls, who died yesterday following “complications” from back surgery.If I'm part...
  • Big Brown romps to win, bears down on Triple Crown

    Big Brown romps to win, bears down on Triple Crown
    Jockey Kent Desormeaux took what he called an "armchair" ride on Big Brown yesterday, easing his way down the front stretch at Pimlico Race Course to a memorable Preakness victory that will send him on a historic journey. Just 1 minute, 54.80 seconds...
  • Horses and Orioles

     
    I’d like to change my prediction for the Belmont Stakes, if it isn’t too late. Anyone out there hit the trifecta? Anyone have Big Brown finishing last? I picked Buster Douglas to win because I always go for the upset.......
  • Jim McKay dies at 86

    Jim McKay, who in 1947 spoke the first words ever heard on Baltimore television and later became the model for the modern sports anchorman with his marathon effort amid a terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics, died yesterday of natural causes at...
  • Lil E. Tee, winner of '92 Derby, dead

    Lil E. Tee, who upset heavily favored Arazi to win the 1992 Kentucky Derby, has died. He was 20. The horse was euthanized Wednesday at Old Frankfort Stud in Lexington, Ky. Farm owner Jim Plemmons said the horse fell ill last month after an operation to...