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Belmont Stakes

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  • No Crown for Big Brown; favorite eased, places last

    Trainer Rick Dutrow leaned on the rail at the Detention Barn a half-hour after Big Brown had been pulled up in the Belmont Stakes and momentarily dropped his forehead onto his crossed arms. Dutrow's thin brown hair was soaked. His blue shirt soggy. His...
  • Preakness bans outside beverages from the infield

    Black-eyed Susans and broad-brimmed hats, trademarks of Preakness Day, may be enduring, but another Pimlico tradition is on the way out: Infield spectators will no longer be allowed to bring their own beer and other beverages into the racetrack. Maryland...
  • 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...
  • It's Big Brown in the Preakness

     
    Big Brown continued his assault today on the Triple Crown by winning the 133rd Preakness Stakes, running away from the rest of the 12-horse field at Pimlico Race Course. With the victory, the powerful bay colt becomes the 30th horse......
  • Big Brown back on pace for toughest sports achievement

     
    When you think about it, there's no more demanding and unforgiving event in sports than trying to capture the Triple Crown.Big Brown (left), winner of the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, has his connections and race fans reassured a little today after...
  • Big Brown works out without incident

     
    Big Brown is still on pace to run in Saturday's Belmont Stakes to continue his pursuit of the elusive Triple Crown despite the crack in his left front hoof that has been the overriding issue leading up to the race.Today, he ran five furlongs......
  • 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...
  • Charisma times two

    Charisma times two
    On a sparkling spring afternoon at Pimlico, when the scary combined with the sublime, Charismatic captured the 124th Preakness Stakes yesterday before a record crowd of 100,311 and immediately set his sights on history. The gritty workhorse will...
  • The real deal

    The real deal
    On a day when Pimlico turned surreal, Real Quiet, the crooked-legged horse nicknamed "The Fish," unleashed a run toward history.After a power outage crippled Pimlico, creating bizarre scenes that will long live in memory, Real Quiet ran down Victory...
  • Wayne's World

    Wayne's World
    D. Wayne Lukas' grip on the Triple Crown gathered strength once again in Baltimore yesterday, when Timber Country's stalled career got back on track with a win in the 120th Preakness.The chestnut colt, called the "Big Red Train" by Thunder Gulch jockey...