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The field breaks the gate at the start of the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Molly Riley/Getty Images)

11 Weirdest Names Of Horses That Won The Preakness

We here at CBS Local Sports have taken an interest in the names of horses who have won the Preakness Stakes. While most are pretty stately (kudos Knight of Ellerslie, 1884), others are, well, pretty weird. Behold the 11 weirdest names of horses that have won the Preakness…

05/17/2014

Jockey Mike Smith sits aboard Palace Malice in the winners circle after winning the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Wins 145th Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

06/08/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes Expected To Be Run On ‘Wet-Fast’ Track

Glen Kozak, the vice president of facilities and racing surfaces for the New York Racing Association, says he’s “pretty confident we’ll be wet-fast” by the Belmont post time of 6:36 p.m., and “if we get real lucky we’ll be fast.”

06/08/2013

The 145th Belmont Stakes will run on Saturday (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

145th Belmont Stakes: Monzo’s Preview, Predictions And Horses Worth Betting

We’ve looked at the undercard, and now it’s time to break down the big one. The one that matters most.

06/07/2013

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens with Mike Francesa (Credit: Brian Monzo/WFAN)

LISTEN: Francesa Chats With Biggest Names In Horse Racing Ahead Of Belmont Stakes

Ahead of the 145th Belmont Stakes, WFAN’s Mike Francesa was live from Belmont Park on Friday to preview the third leg of the Triple Crown. You can listen to all of the exclusive audio from Friday’s program right here.

06/07/2013

Todd Pletcher (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Slop Or Not, Pletcher Looking To Go 2-0 With Belmont Fillies

The best horsemen in the business like to change things up every once in a while in the Belmont Stakes. And with the weather forecast predicting a sloppy track, almost any horse can come out on top.

06/07/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

By: Kevin Martin Of the three Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes has been the place to cash big tickets. Of the thirteen winners this century, seven have paid over $25 to win. Orb and […]

06/06/2013

Monmouth Park (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Monzo: Previewing The Weekend Races At Belmont, Monmouth And Hollywood Park

The beauty of such great races is that it didn’t take me long to figure out which races to use in the column this week. The hard part was making my picks.

06/06/2013

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Officials Announce Heightened Security Measures For Belmont Stakes

Backpacks, coolers, luggage and large bags are banned from going beyond the parking lot of the race track.

06/06/2013

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Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.

06/06/2013

Trainer D. Wayne Lucas stands with Preakness Stakes winner Oxbow after a light workout at Belmont Park on June 4, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Oxbow Trainer D. Wayne Lukas Enjoying Belmont Stakes Spotlight

Cowboy boots, blue jeans, starched sports shirt, gleaming smile and shades. Yes, trainer D. Wayne Lukas is back in the spotlight during the Triple Crown. And don’t think he isn’t enjoying every second of it.

06/06/2013

Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Kentucky Derby Winner Orb Made 3-1 Favorite For Belmont Stakes

Orb was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a 14-horse field entered Wednesday for the final leg of the Triple Crown.

06/05/2013

Joel Rosario atop Orb on his way to winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4, 2013. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

Orb Is Ready For Oxbow At The Belmont Stakes

Derby winner Orb is all set to take on Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes following a good workout on the track.

06/02/2013

Joel Rosario looks on from atop of Orb at the 138th running of the Preakness Stakes. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Trainer McGaughey Hoping Orb Will Be Ready For Belmont Stakes

Trainer Shug McGaughey is still thinking Belmont Stakes for his Kentucky Derby winner after Orb had no problems galloping a mile Thursday morning at Belmont Park.

05/24/2013

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Orb Vs. Oxbow: A Rematch In The Making At The Belmont

It appears a rematch is in the making. Both trainers are giving every indication their classic-winning colts will run in the Belmont on June 8.

05/19/2013

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