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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

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

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

Steve Coburn, co-owner of California Chrome, high-fives a fan at Belmont Park on June 7, 2014 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

California Chrome Co-Owner Compares Loss To Handicapped Child Playing Basketball

“It wouldn’t be fair if I played basketball with a child in a wheelchair because I got an unfair advantage,” Coburn said. “If your horse is good enough to run in the Belmont, where was he in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness?”

06/09/2014

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

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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

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

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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, 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

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, with exercise rider Willie Delgado, is walked in his barn after training on the main track at Belmont Park on May 30, 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 Visits Paddock At Belmont; Timed Workout Saturday

California Chrome has visited the Belmont Park paddock and galloped his usual two miles in preparation for his bid to win horse racing’s first Triple Crown in 36 years.

05/30/2014

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)

Past Triple Crown Winners Ready For New Champ In California Chrome

Patrice Wolfson is ready to give up her title as the co-owner of the last Triple Crown winner. She will get the chance if California Chrome is successful in his bid to join Affirmed and 10 other horses atop racing’s pinnacle.

05/28/2014

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

California Chrome could become the first horse since 1978 to win the Triple Crown. (credit: Getty Images)

Trainer: California Chrome Might Sit Out Belmont Stakes Over Nasal Strip Rule

Trainer Art Sherman hinted the thoroughbred might sit out the Belmont Stakes if New York doesn’t change its regulations allowing thoroughbreds to wear nasal strips.

05/18/2014

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