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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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WFAN–06/06/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome is walked in his barn after a morning workout at Belmont Park on May 27, 2014. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome Has Exercise Rider Raving After Belmont Gallop

“I can tell you he loves this track, and I don’t see him any problem getting a mile and a half,” Willie Delgado said Tuesday. “This is the strongest I’ve felt about him winning a race.”

05/28/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome arrives at Belmont Park led by assistant trainer Alan Sherman on May 20, 2014 in Elmont, New York. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome Impresses In 1st Jog At Belmont Park

Assistant trainer Alan Sherman said California Chrome is surprising him with how quickly he is bouncing back from his last two big races.

05/21/2014

California Chrome (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Keidel: Ruling Sets Up California Chrome — And Us — For Something Epic

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.

05/20/2014

The New York Cosmos celebrate with the trophy after winning the 2013 Soccer Bowl 1-0 against the Atlanta Silverbacks at Atlanta Silverbacks Park on November 9, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia.  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images for New York Cosmos)

Schwartz: New York Cosmos Look To Repeat After Last Year’s Reboot

The Cosmos were more than something special in the late ’70s and early ’80s. They were a phenomenon. And they’re primed to make history again.

04/11/2014

Belmont Park

2 Horses Die In Belmont Park Accident

Four-time graded stakes winner Caixa Eletronica and another horse died Saturday after a training accident at Belmont Park on Long Island.

01/04/2014

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Elmont Community Leaders Seeking To Block New Soccer Stadium

The 25,000-seat stadium would be the home of the recently revived New York Cosmos. The proposed site is currently a parking lot and would be developed with private funding, if approved.

07/23/2013

Policemen and Police Horses stand at attention at Belmont Park. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Monzo: Grades Stakes Weekend In NY, NJ And California

Great racing continues this Saturday as Belmont Park has the G2 Suburban Handicap and the G2 Dwyer Stakes, Monmouth Park has the G1 United Nations Stakes and Hollywood Park has the G1 Hollywood Gold Cup.

07/05/2013

The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Cosmos Pushing Hard For 25,000-Seat Stadium Near Belmont Park

The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.

06/26/2013

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