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American Pharoah Ends The Drought, Wins Triple Crown

Finally! American Pharoah ended the 37-year Triple Crown drought.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2015

Victor Espinoza, celebrates atop American Pharoah  after winning the 147th running of the Belmont Stakes . (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

American Pharoah Becomes 1st Triple Crown Winner In 37 Years

At long last, the Triple Crown drought is over.

06/06/2015

American Pharoah trains in preparation for the Belmont Stakes. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Listen: Belmont Stakes Previews With Mully & Hanley

American Pharoah looks to become the 12th Triple Crown winner Saturday.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2015

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Belmont Stakes: How I’d Bet $100

With a possible Triple Crown winner poised to run in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes, horse racing fans face a dilemma.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2015

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Belmont Stakes

American Pharoah is going for the Triple Crown on Saturday.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2015

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Justin Zayat: Triple Crown Win ‘Is Something Every Single Person Is Rooting For’

CBS Local Sports spoke with Justin Zayat, racing manager for Zayat Stables, owners of American Pharoah.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2015

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Belmont Stakes Preview: American Pharoah Can Become 12th Triple Crown Winner

For the 14th time since the last Triple Crown winner in 1978, we enter Belmont Stakes week with another chance at the elusive sweep.

06/02/2015

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Searching For The Triple Crown: Can American Pharoah End The Drought?

1978. That year for those who follow horse racing is well known as the last time we saw a horse take home all three legs of the Triple Crown.

05/19/2015

California Chrome co-owner Steve Coburn. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Watch: California Chrome’s Co-Owner Apologizes For Post-Race Rant

Steve Coburn says he’s “very ashamed” of his post-race rant and subsequent comments.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

Tonalist, ridden by Joel Rosario, races to the finish line enroute to winning the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Travis Lindquist/Getty Images)

California Chrome’s Triple Crown Quest Collapses

Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome’s bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.

06/07/2014

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

The bet I will most happily cash will be an exacta with California Chrome finishing first and Samraat in second. I will also hedge a bit with a five horse exacta box that excludes California Chrome — just in case.

06/06/2014

California Chrome. (Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hoge: Predicting The Unpredictable Belmont Stakes

Ride on Curlin and Tonalist could give California Chrome a challenge.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Belmont Stakes Expert Picks

Find out who our experts believe will win, place and show in Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2014

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Belmont Stakes Preview: California Chrome Runs for Racing History

California Chrome will go to the post on Saturday as the deserving favorite in this year’s Belmont Stakes in New York. More importantly, he will attempt to become the twelfth Triple Crown winner in American racing history.

06/03/2014

California Chrome. (Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

California Chrome Cleared To Wear Nasal Strip

The equipment controversy appears to be over.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2014

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

Palace Malice ridden by Mike Smith wins the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes followed by Oxbow and orb at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Scores Upset In Belmont Stakes

Palace Malice took charge on the turn for home and won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, holding off Preakness winner Oxbow and Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

06/08/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Belmont Stakes

By: Kevin Martin Of the three Triple Crown races, the Belmont Stakes has been the place to cash big tickets. Of the thirteen winners this century, seven have paid over $25 to win. Orb and […]

06/06/2013

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Belmont Stakes: Kentucky Derby And Preakness Winners Set For A Rematch

This Saturday’s Belmont Stakes in New York lacks a Triple Crown attempt but it does include the next best thing: a rematch between the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winners.

06/06/2013

Union Rags ridden by John Velazquez narrowly beats Paynter ridden by Mike Smith during the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 9, 2012 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Union Rags Nips Paynter To Win Belmont Stakes

Union Rags nipped Paynter at the wire in a photo finish to win the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, beating a field without Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another who was retired with an injury.

06/09/2012

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