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California Chrome arrives at Belmont Park on May 20, 2014. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

California Chrome Arrives At Belmont Park

California Chrome is here! The Triple Crown hopeful arrived at Belmont Park on Tuesday morning.

05/20/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - MAY 17: California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finishline to win during the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Dyer: NYRA’s Common Sense May End Up A Catalyst For Horse Racing’s Rebirth

The New York Racing Association Became everyone’s best friend on Monday — not just because it used common sense, but because it has the sport’s long-term health in mind.

05/20/2014

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

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

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 03: Jockey Victor Espinoza celebrates atop of California Chrome #5 after crossing the finish line to win the 140th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 3, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

California Chrome Wins 140th Kentucky Derby

Taking charge at the top of the lane, California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza made a decisive move and quickly sprinted clear. They finished the 11/4 miles in 2:03.66.

05/03/2014

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Monzo: Full Preview Of The 2014 Kentucky Derby

Some people are calling the 2014 Kentucky Derby one of the worst fields in quite some time. I am not sure I entirely agree with that. I look at this Derby as a great wagering opportunity.

05/02/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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5 Best Kentucky Derby Parties In NYC

We may not be in Louisville, but the best Kentucky Derby parties are taking place across New York City. Here’s where to celebrate the 140th Run for the Roses.

05/01/2014

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Kentucky Derby: California Chrome Is Primed To Shine

By: Kevin Martin It has been a few years since the Kentucky Derby had a consensus favorite. Big Brown was the last back in 2008 when he won the Derby at odds of 2 to […]

04/29/2014

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Monzo: Weekend Stakes Races At Churchill Downs And Monmouth Park

The Triple Crown season has come and gone, with three separate winners in all three seasons. But the summer of races is only starting, and we have plenty of graded races to break down throughout the summer.

06/14/2013

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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What To Watch For At The 138th Preakness Stakes

All eyes will be on Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.

05/18/2013

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