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…
The Kentucky Derby is among the world’s toughest races to win but California Chrome made it look easy. After his convincing win at Churchill, California Chrome will be a worthy and overwhelming favorite in the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland on Saturday. He is one of only three colts exiting the Derby expected to run in the Preakness. The so-called “new shooters” — those that didn’t make the cut for the Kentucky Derby but will enter the Preakness — includes a mixed-bag of 3-year-old colts and one filly who will take on the “boys.”
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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 […]
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 […]