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08/28/2015

American Pharoah works out prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Looking Fresh Ahead Of Triple Crown Attempt At Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah faces seven rivals Saturday in his bid to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978.

06/06/2015

Sheila Rosenblum with one of her horses. (Credit: CBS2)

Former NYC Ballerina And Model Builds Successful Horse Racing Syndicate

Among those who will be watching the Belmont Stakes is a local woman who has successfully formed her own racing team, including a horse that is American Pharoah’s half-brother.

06/04/2015

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah getting a bath after light morning run at Belmont Park on June3, 2015. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

American Pharoah Gets First Look At Belmont Park

Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah has gotten his first look at Belmont Park, jogging the mile-and-a-half around the huge oval with ease.

06/03/2015

American Pharoah is walked in his barn prior to training at Belmont Park on June 3, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Is Belmont Favorite

American Pharoah was made the early 3-5 favorite Wednesday to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s first Triple Crown winner in 37 years.

06/03/2015

A sign at Belmont Park (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Belmont Shrinks Crowd To Ease Race Day Chaos

Big changes are coming to Belmont for American Pharoah’s attempt to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak.

05/31/2015

American Pharoah crosses the finish line to win the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Racing Fans Anticipate Possible Triple Crown At Belmont Park

American Pharoah has a shot at the Triple Crown next month at the Belmont Stakes on Long Island, and things will be a little different for fans at Belmont Park next year.

05/18/2015

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

Finishing Touches Put On Belmont Park Prior To Opening Day

From the track to the rest of the grounds, staffers are putting the finishing touches on Belmont Park before the place comes alive Wednesday for Opening Day.

04/29/2015

Belmont Park

Exercise Rider Dies Following Training Mishap At Belmont Park

The Nassau County Medical Examiner confirmed the death of Juan Vazquez. NYRA said he was 39 and pronounced dead at a Long Island hospital.

09/05/2014

Crowd waits to get home after 2014 Belmont Stakes (Credit: CBS 2)

Dyer: Horse Racing Lost Fans Saturday With A Miserably Run Belmont Stakes

There was no signage, no direction — just chaos. Perhaps track officials were too busy with the sound of coins and cash to hear the chaos just outside Belmont Park.

06/09/2014

Tonalist #11, ridden by Joel Rosario, races to the finish line en route to winning the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. California Chrome #2 tied for fourth in his bid for the Triple Crown. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Belmont Bummer: Tonalist Spoils California Chrome’s Triple Crown Bid

California Chrome became the latest contender to fall victim to the Belmont Stakes, as the 1 1/2-mile “Test of Champions” proved too much to overcome.

06/07/2014

A sign at Belmont Park (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Wes Welker’s Horse Wins Big In Belmont Undercard

The Triple Crown races have been very good to Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker. His horse Undrafted won the $300,000 Jaipur Invitational on Saturday.

06/07/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, goes over the track in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, N.Y. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Horse Racing Fans Reveal Their Methods Of Handicapping The Belmont Stakes

At 6:52 p.m. on Saturday, California Chrome will attempt to win the Triple Crown. For many of the thousands of people at Belmont Park, it will all come down to the little ticket in their hands.

06/06/2014

Assistant trainer Alan Sherman leads Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, to the track in preparation for the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Frenzy! Over 100K Expected For California Chrome’s Shot At Belmont

Good weather — 82 degrees and sunny, according to the National Weather Service — could push the crowd into record territory on Saturday.

06/06/2014

Horses train on the track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York. The the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes is Saturday.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Belmont Stakes Picks

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