Belmont Stakes

California Chrome. Just look at that face. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Rapping Kids Have Triple Crown, ‘Chromie’ On The Brain

These kids aren’t old enough to bet on Saturday’s Belmont Stakes. But they’re definitely rooting for Chromie, their homie, to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years.

06/06/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.

06/06/2014

California Chrome (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Miguel Cotto (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) and Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Chrome To Cotto To Henrik — NYC’s Sports Triple Crown

Pick your triple handle. Imagine the sporting triumvirate, trifecta or hat trick of Chrome, Cotto and King Henrik winning their respective crusades. It would give our city some juice and a much-needed moment of eminence.

06/06/2014

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A Guide To The Belmont Stakes

And they’re off! The Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 7 and CBS New York is giving you a head start. Follow this guide for information on how to get there, how to get tickets, who to bet on, what to wear and more.

CBS New York–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

Do with this information what you wish.

WFAN–06/06/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 5, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Officials Kick Off Belmont Stakes Festivities In Garden City

There is still a couple of days before California Chrome hits the track at Belmont for a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, but the celebration for Saturday’s big race has already started.

06/05/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome draws the No. 2 post for the Belmont Stakes. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown on June 7. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

History Not On California Chrome’s Side At Crowded Belmont

Since Affirmed became the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, three Belmont fields with the same history on the line also drew 11 horses in 1981, 1988 and 2002.

06/05/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado, walks in his barn after training on the main track at Belmont Park on June 4, 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 Made 3-5 Favorite For Belmont; Draws No. 2 Post

California Chrome is the 3-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion.

06/04/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 3, 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 Co-Owner: ‘No Doubt’ Colt Will Win Triple Crown

Art Sherman got his first glimpse of California Chrome in action in two weeks, and the trainer liked what he saw. So did co-owner Steve Coburn.

06/04/2014

Cornell Ruffian Equine Specialists opened in May at Belmont Park (Credit: CBS 2)

New Equine Hospital Providing Better Care For Horses At Belmont Park

A newly opened equine hospital at the facility is catering to its 3,000 thoroughbreds.

06/03/2014

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Belmont Stakes Preview: California Chrome Runs for Racing History

California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.

06/03/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado, waits to get bathed after jogging on the main track at Belmont Park on June 2, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Once In A Lifetime? California Chrome’s Story May Never Repeat

For all the buzz California Chrome’s feel-good run at the Triple Crown is generating for horse racing, his too-good-to-be-true story has virtually no chance of repeating itself, according to the numbers.

06/03/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome trains with jockey Victor Espinoza at Belmont Park on May 31, 2014. He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Video: California Chrome Duo Throw First Pitches At Yankee Stadium

It’s an honor that can go very, very wrong. But California Chrome’s jockey and assistant trainer were right on the money Monday night in the Bronx.

06/03/2014

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, walks on the main track at Belmont Park on June 2, 2014 in Elmont, N.Y. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Final Preparations Underway At Belmont For California Chrome’s Run At History

Just five days to go — and all eyes are on the racetrack. California Chrome’s fan club is growing. And so is the security detail for the Triple Crown threat at Belmont Park.

06/02/2014

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