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  • Horsin' Around: 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...
  • Parkland handled crushing softball defeat with class

     
    I was in high school and not on the softball beat in 1977 when Southern Lehigh was one out away from winning a state title -- at least that's what I was told -- and lost the game. That absolutely had to hurt and despite all of his success in the 37...
  • Belmont Stakes, Stanley Cup Final Score Ratings Milestones for NBC Sports on Saturday

    Boosted in part by strong synergistic interest in New York, NBC Sports generated impressive viewership numbers on Saturday for its back-to-back coverage of horse racing's Belmont Stakes and hockey's Stanley Cup Final. The Belmont, held annually in New...
  • California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn apologizes for angry comments

    Two days after the Belmont Stakes, California Chrome still isn't the winner. Even after all of Steve Coburn's complaining and griping about the way the system is set up, his horse still isn't the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years. But one thing...
  • Victor Espinoza hopes past failure will help his Triple Crown future

    Victor Espinoza hopes past failure will help his Triple Crown future
    In between wide smiles, Victor Espinoza kept dabbing his eyes with an orange towel featuring the logo of the Anaheim Ducks, his favorite hockey team. It wasn't certain if the Preakness-winning jockey from Arcadia had dust in his eyes, or if he was...
  • Derby de Kentucky: California Chrome, el gran favorito para ganar la 'Carrera de las Rosas' el sábado

     Derby de Kentucky:  California Chrome, el gran favorito para ganar la 'Carrera de las Rosas' el sábado
    California Chrome, el gran favorito para ganar el Derby de Kentucky (5-2), partirá de la quinta puerta de salida en la 140 edición de la famosa 'Carrera de las Rosas' que se correrá mañana sábado en Churchill  Downs. California Chrome será montado por...
  • Chrome co-owner continues rant vs. rules

    Chrome co-owner continues rant vs. rules
    California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn was still bitter Sunday about Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and the Triple Crown rules. After winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, California Chrome settled for a fourth-place tie with Wicked Strong in the...
  • Arcane rule might derail California Chrome's Triple Crown bid

    A day after California Chrome won the Preakness, his trainer raised the startling possibility that he might not try for the Triple Crown because of New York rules barring a nasal adhesive strip the colt has used in recent races. If California Chrome...
  • Another runner-up finish for Stewart's horse at the Kentucky Derby

    Another runner-up finish for Stewart's horse at the Kentucky Derby
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dallas Stewart did it again. A year ago, his horse, Golden Soul, finished second in the Kentucky Derby as a 34-1 underdog. On Saturday, the Kentucky-based trainer pulled off another second-place finish, this time with 38-1...
  • California Chrome will be allowed to wear nasal strip at Belmont Stakes

    Breathe easy, horse racing fans. California Chrome will be allowed to wear a nasal strip at the Belmont Stakes on June 7. On Monday, stewards at Belmont Park unanimously approved the nasal strips for all horses running at New York Racing Assn....
  • California Chrome permitted to use nasal strip in Belmont Stakes

    California Chrome permitted to use nasal strip in Belmont Stakes
    As California Chrome prepares to depart Baltimore early Tuesday, he'll do so with a clear path to run in the Belmont Stakes after New York officials ruled Monday that the Kentucky Derby and Preakness champion can wear a nasal strip to keep his airways...
  • Triple Crown Winners Agree: Don't Change The Format

    Triple Crown Winners Agree: Don't Change The Format
    They have seen enough, too. They have watched 12 horses since 1979, including eight since 1997, win the Kentucky Derby and Preakness only to fail to close the deal at the Belmont Stakes. They, too, are pulling for California Chrome to end the 36-year...