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Belmont Stakes

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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

I'll Have Another is walked back to his barn from the detention barn after it was announced that the horse has been scratched from the 2012 Belmont Stakes, ending his bid for a Triple Crown. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Don’t Feel Sorry For The Horse, Feel Sorry For The Jockey

Today it was announced that that derby horse I’ll Have Another will not race in the Belmont Stakes, vanquishing any hope of having the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years. The horse had already […]

06/11/2012

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Belmont Stakes Benefits from Thrilling Finish

NEW YORK (AP) — Even with its star sidelined and no Triple Crown to contest, the Belmont Stakes proved this much: The show does go on. And it went on pretty well, thanks to a […]

CBS Tampa–06/10/2012

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Union Rags Nips Paynter to Win Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) — Union Rags picked up right where I’ll Have Another left off, coming from behind to catch a Bob Baffert-trained horse at the finish in a Triple Crown race. In Saturday’s Belmont […]

CBS Tampa–06/10/2012

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I’ll Have Another Scratched From Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — I’ll Have Another’s bid for a Triple Crown ended Friday morning with the shocking news that the chestnut colt was out of the Belmont Stakes because of a swollen left front […]

CBS Tampa–06/08/2012

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Belmont Race Caller Readies for History in Making

NEW YORK (AP) — If I’ll Have Another becomes horse racing’s 12th Triple Crown winner and first in 34 years on Saturday in the Belmont Stakes, he’ll take Larry Collmus into the history books with […]

CBS Tampa–06/05/2012

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Cauthen Likes I’ll Have Another’s Triple Crown Chances

For Triple Crown-winning jockey Steve Cauthen, 34 years ago seems like yesterday. And after watching I’ll Have Another’s victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, he thinks the Triple Crown drought might finally come to […]

CBS Tampa–05/21/2012

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Animal Kingdom to Return to Racing in Florida

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom is set to return to racing on Feb. 25 in the Tampa Bay Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs after being sidelined for nearly eight months with a hairline fracture to his left hock.

CBS Tampa–02/02/2012