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  • Once again, a Triple Crown dream vanishes at the Belmont

    The horse racing story that never seems to happen didn't again here Saturday. Instead of a Triple Crown, the sport got another Groundhog Day. California Chrome didn't win the Belmont Stakes, didn't get the third leg of the Triple Crown, didn't even...
  • California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn shows no grace in losing

    California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn shows no grace in losing
    ELMONT, N.Y. — California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn spent the past five weeks captivating America with his folksy charm and a shoot-from-the-hip style that seemed refreshing until he shot himself in the foot on Saturday. Instead of expressing...
  • Trainer Doug O'Neill has no regrets after 2012 Triple Crown heartbreak

    It was exactly two years ago that Doug O'Neill departed this massive and mysterious Belmont Park race track with a big smile and a heavy heart. He had been the talk of the town, in a town where being the biggest apple bears extra fruit in every...
  • More complicated than win-lose for California Chrome in Belmont

    More complicated than win-lose for California Chrome in Belmont
    The case can be made that there is a lot more riding on California Chrome than a 100-pound jockey and a chance to be mentioned in the same conversation with the greatest thoroughbreds of all time. The case can be made that when Chrome bursts out of...
  • California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense

    California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense
    ELMONT, N.Y. — If only Steve Coburn had spoken as many words as his horse did after the 146th Belmont Stakes, he'd have a whole bunch more respect today. If California Chrome's co-owner had stated his argument calmly and precisely in the days...
  • Trainer Kenny McPeek Blames Lasix For Triple Crown Drought

     Trainer Kenny McPeek Blames Lasix For Triple Crown Drought
    ELMONT, N.Y. — On a weekend when the sports world will surrender 150 precious seconds of its attention span to find out if California Chrome can do what 12 Thoroughbreds dating to Spectacular Bid in 1979 could not, Kenny McPeek answered a question...
  • The day Swaps met his match

    The day Swaps met his match
    The focus on Art Sherman, with stories that seek to flavor who he is and how he thinks as he prepares his horse for a run at the Triple Crown, zeros in on May 7, 1955. A better date might be Aug. 31 of that year. In the oft-told story, Sherman was...
  • 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....
  • Schwartzman, Rabil lead U.S. over Iroquois

    Schwartzman, Rabil lead U.S. over Iroquois
    FIL World Championships Schwartzman, Rabil lead U.S. over Iroquois The United States did not allow a goal in the first half against the Iroquois Nationals, going on to win, 18-5, at the Federation of International Lacrosse World Championships on...
  • Noble Threewitt dies at 99; champion trainer of thoroughbreds

    Noble Threewitt dies at 99; champion trainer of thoroughbreds
    Noble Threewitt, a thoroughbred trainer for 75 years who was known in Southern California for his friendly, gentle demeanor and dedication to helping workers in the barn areas, died of natural causes Friday at an assisted living facility in West Covina,...
  • Jim Shea: The Legislature Accomplished Much…We Think

    The state legislature adjourned last week. Some people believe this is never a bad thing. Some people say it makes them feel safer. I think they did some good stuff. Of course, what they actually did accomplish cannot be fully determined until...