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  • Connecticut Sends Legal Warning To Online Gambling Outlets

    Amid a raring countdown to the Belmont Stakes Saturday, when California Chrome could be the first Triple Crown winner since 1978, Connecticut's only entity licensed to accept online wagers is drawing attention to legal warnings the attorney general sent...
  • Trainer Kenny McPeek Blames Lasix For Triple Crown Drought

     Trainer Kenny McPeek Blames Lasix For Triple Crown Drought
    ELMONT, N.Y. — On a weekend when the sports world will surrender 150 precious seconds of its attention span to find out if California Chrome can do what 12 Thoroughbreds dating to Spectacular Bid in 1979 could not, Kenny McPeek answered a question...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America

    Saturday's TV Highlights and Weekend Talk: 'Orphan Black' on BBC America
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 8 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Orphan Black Cosima (Tatiana Maslany) is out...
  • Sports Buzz: Should horses run all 3 races to be part of Triple Crown?

    Sports Buzz: Should horses run all 3 races to be part of Triple Crown?
    Should horses that skip the first two races of the Triple Crown be allowed to race in the Belmont Stakes? No, says California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn – who saw his horse’s attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years...
  • Before Belmont Stakes, all quiet at California Chrome's barn

    Before Belmont Stakes, all quiet at California Chrome's barn
    Two hours before California Chrome’s ride for the Triple Crown on Saturday, the only noise in front of the colt’s barn came from a chorus of chirping birds. Alan Sherman, the assistant trainer and de facto spokesman, cracked open a can of...
  • Welker's horse wins Belmont undercard

    Welker's horse wins Belmont undercard
    Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker's horse Undrafted won the Jaipur Invitational on Saturday. The race was an undercard leading up to the Belmont Stakes in New York. The gelding, ridden by John Velazquez for trainer Wesley Ward, won the race by 1...
  • Gulfstream plans events for Belmont Stakes Saturday

    Gulfstream plans events for Belmont Stakes Saturday
     Gulfstream Park will play host to a Belmont Stakes Watch Party Saturday when California Chrome attempts to become the first horse in 36 years to win the Triple Crown.             Gulfstream will hold giveaways, food and drink specials, and a chance...
  • California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense

    California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense
    ELMONT, N.Y. — If only Steve Coburn had spoken as many words as his horse did after the 146th Belmont Stakes, he'd have a whole bunch more respect today. If California Chrome's co-owner had stated his argument calmly and precisely in the days...
  • Belmont: California Chrome's run at history has hometown breathless

    Belmont: California Chrome's run at history has hometown breathless
    John Harris owns an agricultural empire of beef and pistachios, and a hotel known to most Californians who have ever traveled Interstate 5 through the Central Valley, but on a recent day his attention was fixed on a message spelled out in red Solo cups....
  • Stanley Cup Final on NBC Rates as Second Biggest in Eight Years

    The NHL's 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers averaged about 5 million viewers on NBC and NBC Sports Network, according to Nielsen, making it professional hockey's second-most-watched championship round since 2006....
  • Horsin' Around: Finding the right direction

    I have often been told that I went about the things that I did incorrectly. In the bad old days, for instance, I did not go to specific trainers or teachers to learn about horses. I went to horses to learn about horses. According to many people this was...
  • Another lonely voice for sanity

    Another lonely voice for sanity
    I promised myself not to write this particular column, but I realized that it was inevitable that I write it when a long time horse worker friend from the prehistoric days of my usually unwilling attendance in high school and I had words over the outburst...