Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah #1 ridden by Victor Espinoza leads Mr. Z #3 ridden by Corey S. Nakatani and the field into the first turn during the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Set For Early Belmont Arrival

Trainer Bob Baffert said the Triple Crown hopeful looked “like his fluid self” during Tuesday morning’s workout.

05/26/2015

Ahmed Zayat celebrates after his horse, American Pharoah, wins the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Owner Calls Gambling Debt Lawsuit ‘A Scam’

Ahmed Zayat, owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses him of owing $1.65 million to a man who says he fronted Zayat money for gambling bets.

05/22/2015

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah trains on the track for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Owner Sells Breeding Rights, Says Retirement Likely By Jan. 1

The owner of Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah sold the breeding rights to his Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner to Coolmore Ashford Stud in Kentucky.

05/20/2015

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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.

05/20/2015

Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates aboard American Pharoah, left, after crossing 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 Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Challengers Lining Up To Take On American Pharoah In The Belmont

There’s no shortage of challengers looking to upend American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes and spoil his chance to win the Triple Crown.

05/19/2015

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

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)

Belmont Stakes: Potential Spoilers Taking On American Pharoah

American Pharoah is racing to compete the first Triple Crown in 37 years. But it won’t be easy.

05/18/2015

American Pharoah #1 ridden by Victor Espinoza leads Mr. Z #3 ridden by Corey S. Nakatani and the field into the first turn during the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Triple Crown Hopeful American Pharoah Healthy, But Tired

He’s won from the rail and he’s won from an outside post, and now, the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will attempt to become the 12th Triple Crown winner and first since Affirmed in 1978.

05/17/2015

Kentucky Derby winner American Pharoah trains on the track for the 140th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

What Was Learned From American Pharoah’s Preakness Victory

And now, it’s on to the Belmont Stakes on June 6 for a shot at the Triple Crown and racing immortality.

05/17/2015

American Pharoah #1 ridden by Victor Espinoza leads Mr. Z #3 ridden by Corey S. Nakatani and the field into the first turn during the 140th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 16, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Wins Preakness; Triple Crown Bid Remains Alive

American Pharoah won the Preakness in a driving rain on Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid.

05/16/2015

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

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

CBS2 Exclusive: Major Transit Improvements Coming Ahead Of Belmont Stakes

The Long Island Rail Road and the Belmont Park racetrack are promising fans that they won’t see a repeat of last year’s commuter fiasco after the Belmont Stakes.

04/28/2015

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Historic Garden City Hotel Celebrates 140th Anniversary

It’s a big week for Long Island’s most famous hotel as it celebrates its 140th anniversary, WCBS 880’s Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

08/01/2014

California Chrome #2, ridden by Victor Espinoza,during the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keidel: California Chrome Is A Winner, Just Not To The Extent We Expected

California Chrome is a winner, just not to the extent we expected or needed to give a peripheral sport a jolt of historic juice. But it just feels like a reach to rewrite the rules because we’re so starved for immortality.

06/10/2014

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)

Kallas: Tonalist Was A Monster Right Before Coburn Acted The Clown At Belmont

Initially, there were a number of reasons why Tonalist would win, as I pointed out in a column last Friday where I picked Tonalist to win.

06/09/2014

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