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  • Frederick County horse 'paints' original watercolors

    Frederick County horse 'paints' original watercolors
    Metro Meteor, whose abstract paintings rapidly are becoming an art world sensation, might be just a horse. And the 11-year-old bay, like all equines, has a hard time distinguishing reds from greens or browns. Yet Metro's original watercolors have become...
  • Was the Triple Crown unfair to California Chrome?

    I applaud the proposal by Tom Chuckas of the Maryland Jockey Club to modify the Triple Crown schedule. Even the owner of Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist said it would be "better for the horses" if the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness and the Belmont were...
  • Affirmed's owner rooting for California Chrome to win Triple Crown

    Affirmed's owner rooting for California Chrome to win Triple Crown
    Patrice Wolfson is talking about a poster. It's a pretty special poster because it shows her favorite horse racing memory. The poster displays a picture from the finish line of the 1978 Belmont Stakes, Affirmed edging out Alydar for the third time in 35...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs

    Australia: A winner's cup for camel racing? Yes, in Alice Springs
    If World Cup soccer isn't your thing, maybe Australia's quirky Camel Cup is. Every July the outback town of Alice Springs in the country's Northern Territory devotes a day to racing these "ships of the desert." What's now known as the Lasseters Camel...
  • Chrome co-owner continues rant vs. rules

    Chrome co-owner continues rant vs. rules
    California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn was still bitter Sunday about Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and the Triple Crown rules. After winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, California Chrome settled for a fourth-place tie with Wicked Strong in the...
  • Sports Buzz: Should horses run all 3 races to be part of Triple Crown?

    Sports Buzz: Should horses run all 3 races to be part of Triple Crown?
    Should horses that skip the first two races of the Triple Crown be allowed to race in the Belmont Stakes? No, says California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn – who saw his horse’s attempt to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years...
  • Belmont Stakes, Stanley Cup Final Score Ratings Milestones for NBC Sports on Saturday

    Boosted in part by strong synergistic interest in New York, NBC Sports generated impressive viewership numbers on Saturday for its back-to-back coverage of horse racing's Belmont Stakes and hockey's Stanley Cup Final. The Belmont, held annually in New...
  • A winning horse despite a loss at Belmont

    I am not a big horse racing fan, but the story behind California Chrome captivated so many of us. During my 65 years, I have never watched the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness or the Belmont. This year (along with my wife, a horse lover and long-time horse...
  • California Chrome co-owner rips Triple Crown rules

    California Chrome co-owner rips Triple Crown rules
    California Chrome failed in his bid to join racing royalty on Saturday, and his disappointed co-owner said winning horse Tonalist's owner had taken "the coward's way" by not running the first two Triple Crown races. The chestnut colt, winner of the...