Triple Crown

Tonalist edges California Chrome and the rest of the field to win the 2014 Belmont Stakes. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hoge: Plenty Wrong With Horse Racing, Including Coburn Pointing Finger Wrong Way

Coburn’s rant was off-base, but maybe it will help start the real reform and regulation horse racing needs.

CBS Chicago–06/09/2014

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

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06: Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, trains on the main track at Belmont Park on June 6, 2014 in Elmont, New York He is scheduled to race for the Triple Crown in the 146th running of the Belmont Stakes

6 Good Things That Come In 3s

Three horse races make up the Triple Crown. Three strikes and your out. Good things in sports come in 3s.

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

California Chrome. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

California Chrome Draws No. 2 Post, Is An Early 3-5 Favorite At Belmont

On Saturday, California Chrome will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

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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

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

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Hawk Harrelson Says Hemorrhoids Cost Him Chance At ’68 Triple Crown

Hawk Harrelson had the ’68 Triple Crown in his sights — until he didn’t.

CBS Chicago–04/25/2014

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Baffoe: Ranking The Best Days On The Sports Calendar

The first Thursday of the NCAA Tournament is great, but is it the best day on the sports calendar?

CBS Chicago–03/21/2014

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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

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Sports Verdict: Most Impressive Start To The Season? Mariano Rivera Vs. Miguel Cabrera

Two of the elite talents in the American League, Miguel Cabrera and Mariano Rivera, have begun this year no differently than any other they have played.

05/16/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

Joel Rosario atop Orb celebrates after winning the 139th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. (Credit: Andy Lyons, Getty)

Orb Wins Kentucky Derby

Orb splashed through the slop to win the Kentucky Derby, giving Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey his first victory in the 3-year-old classic.

05/04/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

Victory Gallop (front) famously beat Real Quiet by a nose in the 1998 Belmont Stakes to spoil a Triple Crown run. (Photo credit should read HENNY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images)

Close But No Cigar: A Look At Triple Crown Failures

​I’ll Have Another will make his historic run for the elusive Triple Crown Saturday LIVE on 670TheScore.com.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2012

Mario Gutierrez celebrates atop I'll Have Another after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Made 4-5 Favorite To Win Belmont

I’ll Have Another was made the 4-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown champion.

670 The Score–06/06/2012

I'll Have Another crosses the finish line to win the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

670 The Score Announces Live Online Coverage Of The Belmont Stakes

670 The Score is proud to announce live coverage of the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes Saturday, June 9.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2012

Mario Gutierrez celebrates atop I'll Have Another after winning the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Loose Horse Nearly Slams Into I’ll Have Another

Trainer Doug O’Neill says a loose horse nearly slammed into Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another during training Thursday at Belmont Park.

670 The Score–05/31/2012

I'll Have Another ridden by Mario Gutierrez comes ahead at the finish to beat Bodemeister ridden by Mike Smith to win the 137th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 19, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Wins Preakness, Triple Try Next

I’ll Have Another had Bodemeister in his sights again, a shot at the Triple Crown hanging in the balance. Two weeks ago, he ran down his rival and won the Kentucky Derby. This time, the chestnut colt needed to be even more relentless to win the Preakness.

05/20/2012

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