What many don’t know is that Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome was this close to having one of three other names: Seabisquik, Lucky at Love or Big Chapter.
Assistant trainer Alan Sherman said California Chrome is surprising him with how quickly he is bouncing back from his last two big races.
California Chrome has arrived in New York to begin preparations for his bid to become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.
California Chrome is here! The Triple Crown hopeful arrived at Belmont Park on Tuesday morning.
The New York Racing Association Became everyone’s best friend on Monday — not just because it used common sense, but because it has the sport’s long-term health in mind.
The most notable nose in sports gets a reprieve. So now California Chrome visits the Big Apple, bandaged nostrils and all, to grace or tease us with eternity.
As the surge in ticket sales shows, it is in everyone’s best interests for California Chrome to be at Belmont Park on June 7.
California Chrome could have abandoned his Triple Crown bid, but racing fans can now exhale. “Nasalgate” has come to a quick — and satisfying — conclusion.
Trainer Art Sherman hinted the thoroughbred might sit out the Belmont Stakes if New York doesn’t change its regulations allowing thoroughbreds to wear nasal strips.
Some people are calling the 2014 Kentucky Derby one of the worst fields in quite some time. I am not sure I entirely agree with that. I look at this Derby as a great wagering opportunity.
Four-time graded stakes winner Caixa Eletronica and another horse died Saturday after a training accident at Belmont Park on Long Island.
A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey’s efforts to legalize sports gambling Tuesday, upholding a ruling that the state’s betting law conflicts with federal law and shouldn’t be implemented.
I figured this week we will try something different. Instead of picking winners and breaking down individual races and horses, I thought we would try to make a reasonable Pick 6 play.
In an effort to throw some added excitement to the world’s greatest trotting event, its organizers have brought back same-day heat racing, which was a Hambletonian staple between 1991 and ‘96.
This weekend is one of the better weekends for finding big races in the East, both on the turf and on the dirt. We also get to see some solid runners, including Preakness winner Oxbow and Belmont Stakes winner Palice Malice.
WCBS 880’s Tom Kaminski takes some incredible photos of Belmont Park.
Photos from the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes.
Photos from the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NY.
Photos of Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another.