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  • Big Brown No. 1 for the Belmont

     
    Big Brown will make his run for immortality at the Belmont Stakes out of the No. 1 starting position as a result of today's draw for Saturday's third jewel of the Triple Crown. His chief rival, Casino Drive, is the......
  • Speaking of Belmont breezes

     
    Big Brown took a five-furlong spin around Belmont Tuesday, his final hard workout before the big race Saturday. Here's a video of the workout and some interviews with trainer Rick Dutrow Jr., the exercise rider, a horse racing writer and......
  • Loose shoe latest twist to Big Brown saga

     
    The mystery of Big Brown's stunning failure in the Belmont -- when the winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness fell so far out of contention after the final turn that jockey Kent Desormeaux eased him to the finish line --......
  • Horse trainer Dutrow battling critics again

     
    Horse trainer Rick Dutrow is battling critics again. This time it???s the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, which is pressing a case against Dutrow involving a drug present in one of his horses that finished second in a race at Churchill......
  • Big Brown hurt today, out of Breeders' Cup

     
    Big Brown, winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, suffered an injury during a workout this morning at Aqueduct that knocks him out of a Breeders' Cup Classic and a possible showdown with Curlin, the all-time North American money winner.......
  • 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...
  • Delahoussaye sees possibilities for California Chrome in Belmont Stakes

    Delahoussaye sees possibilities for California Chrome in Belmont Stakes
    Eddie Delahoussaye has been there, done that. He has seen Belmont, both a race course in Elmont, N.Y., and a $1.5-million stakes race that is the Triple Crown's annual grand finale. He has felt it, smelled it, savored the place and the race. The now-...
  • Belmont Stakes: Track size intimidated California Chrome's assistant trainer

    Belmont Stakes: Track size intimidated California Chrome's assistant trainer
    The sprawling confines of Belmont Park required some adjustment for Alan Sherman, California Chrome’s assistant trainer, before Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. “The horse acclimated better than I did,” Sherman said Thursday. “...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • California Chrome finishes fifth at Belmont Stakes, losing historic bid for Triple Crown

    California Chrome finishes fifth at Belmont Stakes, losing historic bid for Triple Crown
    ELMONT, N.Y. — In the end, California Chrome could not outrun recent history. All week, veteran horsemen pointed to this 1 -mile oval, the longest in American thoroughbred racing, and predicted it would be the grueling expanse on which his Triple...
  • Jockey Victor Espinoza about California Chrome: 'He was not the same'

    Jockey Victor Espinoza about California Chrome: 'He was not the same'
    From the start of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, California Chrome jockey Victor Espinoza felt something was off with his mount. “I noticed as soon as he came out of the gate that he was not the same,” Espinoza said. California Chrome...