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  • Racing needs a California Chrome Triple Crown

    Horse racing — the sport of kings! — still mattered when I was a kid. This was the late 1960s and early '70s, and the Triple Crown events were must-see TV as fans longed for the next colt to win the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont....
  • California Chrome signs shoe contract in advance of Belmont - seriously

    California Chrome signs shoe contract in advance of Belmont - seriously
    Move over LeBron and Michael Jordan. California Chrome has joined the list of high-profile "athletes" by landing his own shoe contact. Yes, you read that right. Skechers has signed a deal with the horse, er, the horse's owners in advance of Saturday's...
  • Runaway thoroughbred Bullet Catcher ready to settle into retirement

    Runaway thoroughbred Bullet Catcher ready to settle into retirement
    Seventeen months after he became a one-day sensation by bolting free down U.S. 1, thoroughbred Bullet Catcher is set for a gentle retirement. Now 5 years old, with 20 starts behind him, the gelding is munching hay on a Montgomery County farm, waiting to...
  • California Chrome goes half-mile in 47.69 seconds in final breeze before Belmont

    California Chrome goes half-mile in 47.69 seconds in final breeze before Belmont
    With a strong wind at his back as he came through the Belmont Park stretch, Triple Crown hopeful California Chrome breezed a half-mile in 47.69 seconds Saturday morning in his final serious move before the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday....
  • William Devane moves to higher office on '24: Live Another Day'

    William Devane moves to higher office on '24: Live Another Day'
    Even his hair looks presidential. In his long, varied career actor William Devane has played more than his share of bad guys, romantic leads and comic characters. But he's best known to audiences for his political roles. It makes sense. There's...
  • Delahoussaye sees possibilities for California Chrome in Belmont Stakes

    Delahoussaye sees possibilities for California Chrome in Belmont Stakes
    Eddie Delahoussaye has been there, done that. He has seen Belmont, both a race course in Elmont, N.Y., and a $1.5-million stakes race that is the Triple Crown's annual grand finale. He has felt it, smelled it, savored the place and the race. The now-...
  • For the record

    Clippers sale: An article in the June 8 Section A about bidding for the Los Angeles Clippers reported that Guggenheim Partners bought the Dodgers for a record $2.15 billion. In fact, the Dodgers are owned by Guggenheim Baseball Management, which is...
  • Triple Crown tirade

     Triple Crown tirade
    If you want to become famous overnight, Steve Coburn can tell you how. The co-owner of California Chrome had reaped a lot of attention after the thoroughbred won the Kentucky Derby and the Preakness, putting him in position to capture a rare Triple Crown....
  • California Chrome fairy tale turns grim after owner's 'cowards' tirade

    California Chrome fairy tale turns grim after owner's 'cowards' tirade
    The upbeat, fairy-tale message of Triple Crown contender California Chrome has now been stained by a messenger. Late Saturday afternoon, California Chrome lost his bid to become racing's 12th Triple Crown winner. Early Sunday morning, one of the owners,...
  • Eddie Espinoza has winning day even without Triple Crown payout

    Eddie Espinoza has winning day even without Triple Crown payout
    It was never really about the money, but at 3:55 p.m., the potential for Eddie Espinoza to be a millionaire still existed. The 71-year old retired box salesman stood in the winner's circle of the Santa Anita racetrack surrounded by people he loved,...
  • Steve Coburn, California Chrome's co-owner, stands by comments about Triple Crown

    Steve Coburn, California Chrome's co-owner, stands by comments about Triple Crown
    ELMONT, N.Y. — As California Chrome began his recovery from a foot injury that might have contributed to his flat performance in the Belmont Stakes, his co-owner, Steve Coburn, stood by harsh comments about owners and trainers who run fresh horses...