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  • The last Triple Crown, starring one the greatest rivalries in sports

     The last Triple Crown, starring one the greatest rivalries in sports
    For the first half of the 110th Belmont Stakes, Alydar and Affirmed ran neck and neck as they pulled away from the field. Then Alydar gradually edged ahead and suddenly Affirmed's Triple Crown hopes were fading. "It was an illusion," the Tribune's...
  • Lion Hearted dead at 19, was a top sire at Northview Stallion Station

    Lion Hearted dead at 19, was a top sire at Northview Stallion Station
    Lion Hearted, who stood his entire stud career at Northview Stallion Station in Chesapeake City, died of an apparent heart attack after breeding a mare Thursday. The son of Storm Cat was 19. The dark bay was one of a number of leading Maryland sires...
  • 'Pharoah' has first serious training for Belmont; War Story won't run

    'Pharoah' has first serious training for Belmont; War Story won't run
    Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978. The colt breezed 4 furlongs...
  • Time To Change Tradition Of Triple Crown's 5-Week Format

    Time To Change Tradition Of Triple Crown's 5-Week Format
    As Penny Chenery and Ron Turcotte spoke of Secretariat on Tuesday afternoon, these fingers found the YouTube clip of the 1973 Belmont Stakes. Big Red didn't drive for the finish line that Saturday, Turcotte corrected a caller, he cruised to his...
  • American Pharoah breezes through first timed workout for Belmont

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Trainer Bob Baffert was pleased with Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner American Pharoah's workout on Tuesday as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes and his attempt to become horse racing's first Triple Crown winner since 1978....
  • Frosted to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont

    Frosted to challenge American Pharoah in Belmont
    Godolphin Racing's Frosted, who was fourth in the Kentucky Derby on May 2, will run in the Belmont Stakes on June 6, the colt's trainer, Kiaran McLaughlin, said Thursday. Frosted joins a plethora of horses likely for the Belmont who finished behind...
  • War Story, Conquest Curlinate added to Belmont Stakes mix

    War Story, Conquest Curlinate added to Belmont Stakes mix
    There's no shortage of challengers looking to upend American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes and spoil his chance to win the Triple Crown. Two more horses have been added to the mix, raising to 10 the number of rivals the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner...
  • American Pharoah draws No. 5 position for Belmont Stakes

    American Pharoah draws No. 5 position for Belmont Stakes
    Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah drew a middle starting position for Saturday's 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes, and trainer Bob Baffert said that the No. 5 gate in the eight horse-field was fine. "I don't think there is a horrible position," Baffert...
  • A last-person Triple Crown account

    A last-person Triple Crown account
    Sometimes, you can't even get it from the horse's mouth. You'd like to, because this week is the run-up to Saturday's most recent Triple Crown attempt, the 14th since Affirmed last won in 1978. All 11 Triple Crown winners have died, the most recent...
  • Strange week for horse racing, from the Belmont to Hollywood Park

    Strange week for horse racing, from the Belmont to Hollywood Park
    We are two days from the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes, horse racing's most recent attempt at finding its Fountain of Youth. If American Pharoah finally gets a Triple Crown for the sport, they can erect a statue of Ponce De Leon in the infield....
  • Our say: An elusive crown again within reach

    Our say: An elusive crown again within reach
    If elite racehorses could have stall-to-stall bull sessions, you can imagine the conversation. "Do you know there's a Super Bowl champion every year? Every single year? Same deal for this thing they call the 'World Series' — although they don't...